Parkinson's disease

Parkinson's disease: A progressive degenerative disorder of the central nervous system characterized by loss of dopamine producing neurons in the substantia nigra and the presence of Lewy bodies in the substantia nigra and locus coeruleus. Signs and symptoms include tremor which is most pronounced during rest, muscle rigidity, slowing of the voluntary movements, a tendency to fall back, and a mask-like facial expression.

Endpoint definition

FinnGen phenotype data
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Filter registries Inpat., Oupat., Death, KELA purch., KELA reimb.

Hospital Discharge: ICD-10 G20
Hospital discharge: ICD-9 3320A
Hospital discharge: ICD-8 34200
Cause of death: ICD-10 G20
Cause of death: ICD-9 3320A
Cause of death: ICD-8 34200
KELA reimbursements: KELA codes 110

Check pre-conditions None

Include endpoints None

Check conditions None

Apply sex-specific rule None

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Extra metadata

Level in the ICD hierarchy 3
First used in FinnGen datafreeze DF2
Parent code in ICD-10 G20-G26
Name in latin Morbus Parkinson

Summary Statistics

Key figures

All Female Male
Number of individuals 2494 1058 1436
Unadjusted prevalence (%) 0.96 0.72 1.27
Mean age at first event (years) 66.68 66.29 66.96


Follow-up Absolute risk HR [95% CI] p N
1998–2019 0.06 4.36 [3.16, 6.01] 3.0e-19 672
15 years - - - -
5 years - - - -
1 year - - - -


Index endpoint: G6_PARKINSON – Parkinson's disease
GWS hits: 2

Survival analyses between endpoints


before Parkinson's disease
after Parkinson's disease

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Drugs most likely to be purchased after Parkinson's disease