cardiomyopathy: A disease of the heart muscle or myocardium proper. Cardiomyopathies may be classified as either primary or secondary, on the basis of etiology, or on the pathophysiology of the lesion: hypertrophic, dilated, or restrictive.

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 I42
Cause of death: ICD-10 I42


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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 3
First used in FinnGen datafreeze DF2
Parent code in ICD-10 I30-I52
Name in latin Cardiomyopathia

Similar endpoints

Summary Statistics

Key figures

All Female Male
Number of individuals 4606 1511 3095
Unadjusted prevalence (%) 1.49 0.87 2.29
Mean age at first event (years) 59.12 57.73 59.80


Follow-up Absolute risk HR [95% CI] p N
1998–2019 0.08 6.72 [5.06, 8.93] 1.5e-39 972
15 years 0.02 3.20 [2.55, 4.00] 3.7e-24 387
5 years 0.01 6.04 [5.06, 7.22] 4.6e-87 287
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Age distribution of first events

Year distribution of first events

Cumulative Incidence


Index endpoint: I9_CARDMYO – Cardiomyopathy
GWS hits: 7

Survival analyses between endpoints


before Cardiomyopathy
after Cardiomyopathy

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