Other cataract


cataract: Partial or complete opacity of the crystalline lens of one or both eyes that decreases visual acuity and eventually results in blindness. Some cataracts appear in infancy or in childhood, but most develop in older individuals. (Sternberg Diagnostic Surgical Pathology, 3rd ed.)

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 H26
Hospital discharge: ICD-9 366
Hospital discharge: ICD-8 374
Hospital discharge: excluded ICD-9 3661
Hospital discharge: excluded ICD-8 37403
Cause of death: ICD-10 H26
Cause of death: ICD-9 366
Cause of death: ICD-8 374
Cause of death: excluded ICD-9 3661
Cause of death: excluded ICD-8 37403


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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
Parent code in ICD-10 H25-H28
Name in latin Alia cataracta

Summary Statistics

Key figures

All Female Male
Number of individuals 12634 7311 5323
Unadjusted prevalence (%) 4.09 4.21 3.94
Mean age at first event (years) 65.68 66.36 64.76


Follow-up Absolute risk HR [95% CI] p N
1998–2019 0.03 1.99 [1.62, 2.43] 2.6e-11 1902
15 years 0.01 1.18 [0.99, 1.40] 6.6e-2 927
5 years 0.00 2.10 [1.82, 2.43] 4.6e-24 638
1 year 0.00 2.64 [2.16, 3.24] 6.0e-21 159

Age distribution of first events

Year distribution of first events

Cumulative Incidence


Index endpoint: H7_CATARACTOTHER – Other cataract
GWS hits: 7

Survival analyses between endpoints


before Other cataract
after Other cataract

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