Hypertension, Pulmonary Arterial


hypertension: Persistently high systemic arterial blood pressure. Based on multiple readings (blood pressure determination), hypertension is currently defined as when systolic pressure is consistently greater than 140 mm Hg or when diastolic pressure is consistently 90 mm Hg or more.

Data source
FinnGen phenocode I9_HYPTENSPUL
Hospital Discharge registry ICD-10: I270, ICD-9: 4160A, ICD-8: 42600
Cause of Death registry ICD-10: I270, ICD-9: 4160A, ICD-8: 42600
Level in the ICD-hierarchy 3
First defined in version DF2
DOID 10763
GWAS catalog 0000537
MESH D011660
SNOMED CT 38341003

Key figures

Sex All Female Male
Number of individuals 90 67 23
Unadjusted prevalence (%) 0.05 0.07 0.03
Mean age at first event (years) 55.07 54.53 56.65
Case fatality at 5-years (%) 14.44 13.43 17.39

Longitudinal metrics

Sex All Female Male
Median nb. of events per indiv. 1 2 1
Recurrence at 6 months (%) 42.22 47.76 26.09


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