Alzheimer’s disease, wide definition


Alzheimer's disease: A progressive, neurodegenerative disease characterized by loss of function and death of nerve cells in several areas of the brain leading to loss of cognitive function such as memory and language.

Data source
FinnGen phenocode G6_AD_WIDE
Hospital Discharge registry ICD-10: G30, ICD-8: 29010
Cause of Death registry ICD-10: G30, ICD-8: 29010
KELA reimboursements codes 307
KELA reimbursements ICD-10: G30
Medicine purchases: ATC codes N06D
First defined in version DF3
DOID 10652
GWAS catalog 0000249
MESH D000544
SNOMED CT 142811000119104

Key figures

Sex All Female Male
Number of individuals 3903 2204 1699
Unadjusted prevalence (%) 2.94 2.93 2.96
Mean age at first event (years) 77.56 78.22 76.7
Median number of events / individual 9 10 8

Clinical metrics

Sex All Female Male
Recurrence within 6 months (%) 85.5 85.34 85.7
Case fatality at 5-years (%) 28.0 24.91 32.02

Event distributions