Pre-eclampsia or eclampsia


preeclampsia: Preeclampsia is a hypertensive disorder of pregnancy that is characterized by new-onset hypertension with proteinuria presenting after 20 weeks of gestation, and depending on mild or severe forms may initially present with severe headache, visual disturbances, and hyperreflexia.

Endpoint definition

FinnGen phenotype data

356077 individuals

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Apply sex-specific rule

Sex only females


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Check conditions None


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Filter registries

Hospital Discharge: ICD-10 O11, O14, O15
Hospital discharge: ICD-9 642[4-7]
Hospital discharge: ICD-8 6370[349]|63710|63799|66120
Cause of death: ICD-10 O11, O14, O15
Cause of death: ICD-9 642[4-7]
Cause of death: ICD-8 6370[349]|63710|63799|66120


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Check pre-conditions, main-only, mode, ICD version

Look only at ICD versions H.D: 10, 8, 9 ; C.O.D: 10, 8, 9


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Check minimum number of events None


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Include endpoints None


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Extra metadata

Level in the ICD hierarchy C
First used in FinnGen datafreeze DF8

Summary Statistics

Key figures

All Female Male
Number of individuals 6624 6624 -
Unadjusted prevalence (%) 1.86 3.34 -
Mean age at first event (years) 29.06 29.06 -


Follow-up Absolute risk HR [95% CI] p N
1998–2019 0.01 0.69 [0.48, 0.97] 3.6e-2 122
15 years 0.00 0.39 [0.25, 0.62] 5.4e-5 31
5 years - - - -
1 year - - - -

Age distribution of first events

Year distribution of first events

Cumulative Incidence


Index endpoint: O15_PRE_OR_ECLAMPSIA – Pre-eclampsia or eclampsia
GWS hits: 1

Survival analyses between endpoints


before Pre-eclampsia or eclampsia
after Pre-eclampsia or eclampsia

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Drugs most likely to be purchased after Pre-eclampsia or eclampsia