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

429209 individuals

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Apply sex-specific rule None


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Check conditions None


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Check pre-conditions, main-only, mode, registry filters

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

2 out of 7 registries used, show all original rules.


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Check minimum number of events None


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Remove individuals based on genotype QC


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Control definitions

Controls for this endpoint are individuals that are not cases.

Extra metadata

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

Summary Statistics

Key figures

All Female Male
Number of individuals 19207 10635 8572
Unadjusted prevalence (%) 4.66 4.62 4.72
Mean age at first event (years) 44.59 42.99 46.57


Follow-up Absolute risk HR [95% CI] p N
1998–2019 0.05 2.40 [1.99, 2.89] 8.9e-20 2183
15 years 0.01 1.41 [1.21, 1.63] 8.6e-6 805
5 years 0.00 2.77 [2.39, 3.22] 8.4e-41 550
1 year - - - -

Age distribution of first events

Year distribution of first events

Cumulative Incidence


Index endpoint: K11_ENERCOLNONINF – Noninfective enteritis and colitis
GWS hits: 39

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

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