Acute upper respiratory infections


sinusitis: An acute or chronic inflammatory process affecting the mucous membranes of any sinus cavity.

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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Hospital Discharge: ICD-10 J00-J06
Cause of death: ICD-10 J00-J06


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


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Extra metadata

Level in the ICD hierarchy 2
First used in FinnGen datafreeze DF2

Similar endpoints

List of similar endpoints to Acute upper respiratory infections based on the number of shared cases.

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Summary Statistics

Key figures

All Female Male
Number of individuals 53544 25778 27766
Unadjusted prevalence (%) 17.35 14.86 20.56
Mean age at first event (years) 32.45 36.05 29.11


Follow-up Absolute risk HR [95% CI] p N
1998–2019 0.03 2.61 [2.31, 2.96] 1.7e-52 2934
15 years 0.01 1.38 [1.22, 1.56] 2.8e-7 1102
5 years 0.00 2.89 [2.56, 3.25] 2.1e-67 828
1 year 0.00 7.69 [6.61, 8.93] <1e-100 469

Age distribution of first events

Year distribution of first events

Cumulative Incidence


Index endpoint: J10_UPPERINFEC – Acute upper respiratory infections
GWS hits: 3

Survival analyses between endpoints


before Acute upper respiratory infections
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Drugs most likely to be purchased after Acute upper respiratory infections