Polygenic Score (PGS) ID: PGS003013

Predicted Trait
Reported Trait Hypertension
Mapped Trait(s) hypertension (EFO_0000537)
Additional Trait Information Diagnoses - main ICD10: I10 Essential (primary) hypertension; Binary
Released in PGS Catalog: Nov. 23, 2022
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Score Details

Score Construction
PGS Name ExPRSweb_Hypertension_finngen-R4-I9_PRSCS_MGI_20211120
Development Method
Parameters PRS-CS (auto)
Original Genome Build GRCh37
Number of Variants 12,076
Effect Weight Type beta
PGS Source
PGS Catalog Publication (PGP) ID PGP000393
Citation (link to publication) Ma Y et al. Am J Hum Genet (2022)
Ancestry Distribution
Source of Variant
Associations (GWAS)
European: 100%
176,868 individuals (100%)
Score Development/Training
European: 100%
23,307 individuals (100%)
PGS Evaluation
European: 100%
1 Sample Sets

Development Samples

Source of Variant Associations (GWAS)
Study Identifiers Sample Numbers Sample Ancestry Cohort(s)
  • 43,545 cases
  • , 133,323 controls
European FinnGen
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
  • 11,546 cases
  • , 11,761 controls
European NR PheCode 401.1 (http://phewascatalog.org/); Binary

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
PPM015903 PSS010008|
European Ancestry|
23,316 individuals
PGP000393 |
Ma Y et al. Am J Hum Genet (2022)
Reported Trait: Hypertension OR: 0.991 [0.962, 1.02]
β: -0.00951 (0.0149)
AUROC: 0.5 [0.491, 0.509] SEX,AGE,Batch,PC1,PC2,PC3,PC4

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
PSS010008 PheCode 401.1 (http://phewascatalog.org/); Binary
  • 11,612 cases
  • , 11,704 controls
European MGI