Falls/tendenct to fall


vestibular disease: Pathological processes of the vestibular labyrinth which contains part of the balancing apparatus. Patients with vestibular diseases show instability and are at risk of frequent falls. [database_cross_reference: MESH:D015837]

Data source
FinnGen phenocode FALLS
Hospital Discharge registry ICD-10: W00/R296/W11/W01/W10
Cause of Death registry ICD-10: W01/W10/R296/W11/W00
First defined in version DF3
DOID 3426
GWAS catalog 0009691
MESH D015837

Key figures

Sex All Female Male
Number of individuals 1053 481 572
Unadjusted prevalence (%) 0.6 0.48 0.76
Mean age at first event (years) 64.75 66.32 63.43
Case fatality at 5-years (%) 56.22 49.27 62.06

Longitudinal metrics

Sex All Female Male
Median nb. of events per indiv. 1 1 1
Recurrence at 6 months (%) 2.18 2.49 1.92


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