Hypothyroidism, other/unspecified

hypothyroidism: Abnormally low levels of thyroid hormone.

Endpoint definition

Long name Hypothyroidism, other/unspecified
Hospital Discharge registry ICD-10: E039/E038, ICD-8: 244
Hospital Discharge registry: exclude ICD-9 2448A|2448B
Hospital Discharge registry: exclude ICD-8 24409
Cause of Death registry ICD-10: E039/E038, ICD-8: 244
Cause of Death registry: exclude ICD-9 2448A|2448B
KELA reimboursements codes 104
KELA reimbursements ICD-10: E03
Medicine purchases: ATC codes H03A
Level in the ICD-hierarchy 3
First defined in version DF2

Summary Statistics

Key figures

All Female Male
Number of individuals 26306 21130 5176
Unadjusted prevalence (%) 12.12 17.20 5.50
Mean age at first event (years) 52.36 51.15 57.30
Case fatality at 5-years (%) 1.58 0.99 3.98

Longitudinal metrics

All Female Male
Median nb. of events per indiv. 27.0 28.0 21.0
Recurrence at 6 months (%) 92.62 93.12 90.64

Survival analyses between endpoints


before Hypothyroidism, other/unspecified
after Hypothyroidism, other/unspecified

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Drugs most likely to be purchased after Hypothyroidism, other/unspecified