Falls/tendency to fall

vestibular disease: Pathological processes of the vestibular labyrinth which contains part of the balancing apparatus. Patients with vestibular diseases show instability and are at risk of frequent falls. [database_cross_reference: MESH:D015837]

Endpoint definition

FinnGen phenotype data
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Filter registries Inpat., Oupat., Death

Hospital Discharge: ICD-10 R29.6, W00-W19
Cause of death: ICD-10 R29.6, W00-W19

Check pre-conditions None

Include endpoints None

Check conditions None

Apply sex-specific rule None

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Extra metadata

First used in FinnGen datafreeze DF3

Summary Statistics

Key figures

All Female Male
Number of individuals 1380 549 831
Unadjusted prevalence (%) 0.53 0.37 0.73
Mean age at first event (years) 68.16 68.48 67.94


Follow-up Absolute risk HR [95% CI] p N
1998–2019 0.29 22.52 [14.89, 34.04] 2.4e-49 1009
15 years 0.19 29.61 [21.24, 41.28] 7.1e-89 987
5 years 0.07 61.19 [42.64, 87.82] <1e-100 960
1 year - - - -


Index endpoint: FALLS – Falls/tendency to fall
GWS hits: 0

Survival analyses between endpoints


before Falls/tendency to fall
after Falls/tendency to fall

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Drugs most likely to be purchased after Falls/tendency to fall