Other disorders of ear


auditory system disease: Pathological processes of the ear, the hearing, and the equilibrium system of the body.

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 H90-H95
Cause of death: ICD-10 H90-H95


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Check pre-conditions, main-only, mode, ICD version

Look only at ICD versions H.D: 10 ; C.O.D: 10


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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

Summary Statistics

Key figures

All Female Male
Number of individuals 34219 17307 16912
Unadjusted prevalence (%) 11.09 9.97 12.53
Mean age at first event (years) 61.09 58.94 63.28


Follow-up Absolute risk HR [95% CI] p N
1998–2019 0.02 1.48 [1.31, 1.66] 1.3e-10 3671
15 years 0.01 0.94 [0.84, 1.05] 2.8e-1 1856
5 years 0.00 1.70 [1.54, 1.88] 6.4e-26 1196
1 year 0.00 2.16 [1.85, 2.52] 2.1e-22 297

Age distribution of first events

Year distribution of first events

Cumulative Incidence


Index endpoint: H8_OTHEREAR – Other disorders of ear
GWS hits: 8

Survival analyses between endpoints


before Other disorders of ear
after Other disorders of ear

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Drugs most likely to be purchased after Other disorders of ear