Otitis media, unspecified


Otitis media: Inflammation of the anatomical structures of the middle ear, which is most often caused by an infectious process. Symptoms include erythema and edema of the tympanic membrane, pain, and possibly fever.

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 H66.9
Hospital discharge: ICD-9 $!$
Hospital discharge: ICD-8 3819
Cause of death: ICD-10 H66.9
Cause of death: ICD-9 $!$
Cause of death: ICD-8 3819


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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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Include endpoints None


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Extra metadata

Level in the ICD hierarchy 4
First used in FinnGen datafreeze DF2
Parent code in ICD-10 H66
Name in latin Otitis media non specificata

Summary Statistics

Key figures

All Female Male
Number of individuals 2767 1684 1083
Unadjusted prevalence (%) 0.90 0.97 0.80
Mean age at first event (years) 24.80 24.71 24.93


Follow-up Absolute risk HR [95% CI] p N
1998–2019 0.02 1.50 [0.81, 2.80] 2.0e-1 74
15 years 0.01 1.00 [0.56, 1.79] 1.0e+0 36
5 years 0.00 1.65 [0.81, 3.33] 1.6e-1 17
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Age distribution of first events

Year distribution of first events

Cumulative Incidence


Index endpoint: H8_OTIMEDNAS – Otitis media, unspecified
GWS hits: 0

Survival analyses between endpoints


before Otitis media, unspecified
after Otitis media, unspecified

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Drugs most likely to be purchased after Otitis media, unspecified