Nutritional anaemias


marasmus: The lack of sufficient energy or protein to meet the body's metabolic demands, as a result of either an inadequate dietary intake of protein, intake of poor quality dietary protein, increased demands due to disease, or increased nutrient losses.

Endpoint definition

FinnGen phenotype data

321302 individuals

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Apply sex-specific rule None


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Check conditions None


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Filter registries None


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Check pre-conditions, main-only, mode, ICD version None


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Check minimum number of events None


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Extra metadata

Level in the ICD hierarchy 2
First used in FinnGen datafreeze DF2

Similar endpoints

Summary Statistics

Key figures

All Female Male
Number of individuals 12190 7222 4968
Unadjusted prevalence (%) 3.95 4.16 3.68
Mean age at first event (years) 57.35 52.68 64.14


Follow-up Absolute risk HR [95% CI] p N
1998–2019 0.05 3.46 [2.61, 4.58] 5.2e-18 2253
15 years 0.01 1.41 [1.07, 1.85] 1.4e-2 742
5 years 0.00 3.99 [3.39, 4.69] 4.8e-62 830
1 year - - - -

Age distribution of first events

Year distribution of first events

Cumulative Incidence


Index endpoint: D3_NUTRIANAEMIA – Nutritional anaemias
GWS hits: 2

Survival analyses between endpoints


before Nutritional anaemias
after Nutritional anaemias

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Drugs most likely to be purchased after Nutritional anaemias