Myocardial infarction


myocardial infarction: Gross necrosis of the myocardium, as a result of interruption of the blood supply to the area, as in coronary thrombosis.

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 I21, I22
Hospital discharge: ICD-9 410
Hospital discharge: ICD-8 410
Cause of death: ICD-10 I21, I22
Cause of death: ICD-9 410
Cause of death: ICD-8 410


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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

Similar endpoints

List of similar endpoints to Myocardial infarction based on the number of shared cases.

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Summary Statistics

Key figures

All Female Male
Number of individuals 20404 5601 14803
Unadjusted prevalence (%) 6.61 3.23 10.96
Mean age at first event (years) 65.93 69.22 64.68


Follow-up Absolute risk HR [95% CI] p N
1998–2019 0.05 4.08 [3.64, 4.57] <1e-100 7503
15 years 0.01 1.93 [1.73, 2.15] 1.2e-32 2533
5 years 0.00 3.59 [3.27, 3.95] <1e-100 1630
1 year 0.00 27.52 [24.50, 30.90] <1e-100 2683

Age distribution of first events

Year distribution of first events

Cumulative Incidence


Index endpoint: I9_MI – Myocardial infarction
GWS hits: 23

Survival analyses between endpoints


before Myocardial infarction
after Myocardial infarction

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Drugs most likely to be purchased after Myocardial infarction