Polygenic Score (PGS) ID: PGS000706

Predicted Trait
Reported Trait Hypertension
Mapped Trait(s) hypertension (EFO_0000537)
Additional Trait Information Unadjusted weights
Released in PGS Catalog: Feb. 3, 2021
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Score Details

Score Construction
PGS Name HC215
Development Method
Name snpnet (multi-PRS)
Parameters Weighted combination of multiple biomarker PRS. 1,080,968 variants as input (directly genotyped variants, imputed HLA allelotypes, and CNVs)
Original Genome Build hg19
Number of Variants 186,726
Effect Weight Type weights.HC215
PGS Source
PGS Catalog Publication (PGP) ID PGP000128
Citation (link to publication) Sinnott-Armstrong N et al. Nat Genet (2021)
Ancestry Distribution
Score Development/Training
European: 100%
223,327 individuals (100%)
PGS Evaluation
European: 100%
1 Sample Sets

Development Samples

Score Development/Training
Study Identifiers Sample Numbers Sample Ancestry Cohort(s) Phenotype Definitions & Methods Age of Study Participants Participant Follow-up Time Additional Ancestry Description Additional Sample/Cohort Information
223,327 individuals European
UKB Training

Performance Metrics

Disclaimer: The performance metrics are displayed as reported by the source studies. It is important to note that metrics are not necessarily comparable with each other. For example, metrics depend on the sample characteristics (described by the PGS Catalog Sample Set [PSS] ID), phenotyping, and statistical modelling. Please refer to the source publication for additional guidance on performance.

PGS Performance
Metric ID (PPM)
PGS Sample Set ID
Performance Source Trait PGS Effect Sizes
(per SD change)
Classification Metrics Other Metrics Covariates Included in the Model PGS Performance:
Other Relevant Information
PPM001598 PSS000822|
European Ancestry|
87,413 individuals
PGP000128 |
Sinnott-Armstrong N et al. Nat Genet (2021)
Reported Trait: Hypertension AUROC: 0.623 Age, sex, PCs(1-10)

Evaluated Samples

PGS Sample Set ID
Phenotype Definitions and Methods Participant Follow-up Time Sample Numbers Age of Study Participants Sample Ancestry Additional Ancestry Description Cohort(s) Additional Sample/Cohort Information
PSS000822 87,413 individuals European UKB