Age-related macular degeneration (whether dry or wet)

Description

age-related macular degeneration: Age-related loss of vision in the central portion of the retina (macula), secondary to retinal degeneration.

Data source
FinnGen phenocode H7_AMD
Include DRY_AMD, WET_AMD
Level in the ICD-hierarchy C
First defined in version DF3
Ontology
DOID 10871, 4448
GWAS catalog 0001365
MESH D008268
SNOMED CT 267718000

Key figures

Sex All Female Male
Number of individuals 2692 1553 1139
Unadjusted prevalence (%) 1.54 1.57 1.52
Mean age at first event (years) 73.93 74.66 72.93
Case fatality at 5-years (%) 9.77 8.76 11.15

Longitudinal metrics

Sex All Female Male
Median nb. of events per indiv. 2 2 2
Recurrence at 6 months (%) 54.94 55.44 54.26

First-event distributions

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