Other meningitis


infectious meningitis: Inflammation of the meninges of the brain and/or spinal cord caused by an infectious agent (viral, bacterial, or fungal). Symptoms include headache, fever, vomiting, neck stiffness, photophobia, confusion, and seizures.

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

Hospital Discharge: ICD-10 G02*, G03
Hospital discharge: ICD-9 322
Hospital discharge: ICD-8 $!$
Cause of death: ICD-10 G02*, G03
Cause of death: ICD-9 322
Cause of death: ICD-8 $!$


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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 3
First used in FinnGen datafreeze DF2

Summary Statistics

Key figures

All Female Male
Number of individuals 297 187 110
Unadjusted prevalence (%) 0.10 0.11 0.08
Mean age at first event (years) 44.59 44.32 45.06


Follow-up Absolute risk HR [95% CI] p N
1998–2019 0.08 6.22 [3.33, 11.61] 9.8e-9 29
15 years - - - -
5 years - - - -
1 year - - - -

Age distribution of first events

Year distribution of first events

Cumulative Incidence


Index endpoint: G6_MENINGOTH – Other meningitis
GWS hits: 0

Survival analyses between endpoints


before Other meningitis
after Other meningitis

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Drugs most likely to be purchased after Other meningitis