Noninfective enteritis and colitis


ulcerative colitis: An inflammatory bowel disease involving the mucosal surface of the large intestine and rectum. It may present with an acute or slow onset and follows an intermittent or continuous course. Signs and symptoms include abdominal pain, diarrhea, fever, weight loss, and intestinal hemorrhage.

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 K50-K52
Cause of death: ICD-10 K50-K52


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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

Similar endpoints

Summary Statistics

Key figures

All Female Male
Number of individuals 13146 7343 5803
Unadjusted prevalence (%) 4.26 4.23 4.30
Mean age at first event (years) 44.38 43.11 45.99


Follow-up Absolute risk HR [95% CI] p N
1998–2019 0.02 1.74 [1.37, 2.21] 5.9e-6 1230
15 years 0.01 1.02 [0.83, 1.24] 8.8e-1 475
5 years 0.00 2.30 [1.94, 2.72] 2.4e-22 322
1 year 0.00 7.92 [6.53, 9.60] 8.0e-99 222

Age distribution of first events

Year distribution of first events

Cumulative Incidence


Index endpoint: K11_ENERCOLNONINF – Noninfective enteritis and colitis
GWS hits: 11

Survival analyses between endpoints


before Noninfective enteritis and colitis
after Noninfective enteritis and colitis

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Drugs most likely to be purchased after Noninfective enteritis and colitis