PGS Sample Set (PSS): PSS001450

Phenotype Cases were individuals with incident hypertension. Hypertension was defined as persistently high systemic arterial blood pressure based on multiple blood pressure readings (consistent systolic blood pressure ≥140 mmHg or diastolic blood pressure ≥90 mmHg) or medical expenses reimbursement history. Diagnoses were based on the International Classification of Diseases (ICD) 8 codes (I1[0-3]/I15/I674) , ICD-9 codes (I1[0-3]/I15/I674), and ICD-10 codes (I1[0-3]/I15/I674).
Sample Ancestry European (Finnish)

Sample Numbers

Total number
9,906 individuals
Detailed numbers
725 cases (7.32%)
9,181 controls
Number of Cohort(s) 1
Sample distribution


Cohort Short Name Cohort Full Name Previous/other/additional names (e.g. sub-cohorts)