Parkinson's disease

Parkinson's disease: A progressive degenerative disorder of the central nervous system characterized by loss of dopamine producing neurons in the substantia nigra and the presence of Lewy bodies in the substantia nigra and locus coeruleus. Signs and symptoms include tremor which is most pronounced during rest, muscle rigidity, slowing of the voluntary movements, a tendency to fall back, and a mask-like facial expression.

Endpoint definition

Long name Parkinson's disease
Hospital Discharge registry ICD-10: G20, ICD-9: 3320A, ICD-8: 34200
Cause of Death registry ICD-10: G20, ICD-9: 3320A, ICD-8: 34200
KELA reimboursements codes 110
Level in the ICD-hierarchy 3
First defined in version DF2
Latin name Morbus Parkinson

Summary Statistics

Key figures

All Female Male
Number of individuals 2162 955 1207
Unadjusted prevalence (%) 1.00 0.78 1.28
Mean age at first event (years) 62.92 62.07 63.59
Case fatality at 5-years (%) 8.79 7.75 9.61

Longitudinal metrics

All Female Male
Median nb. of events per indiv. 4.0 4.0 5.0
Recurrence at 6 months (%) 62.58 58.95 65.45

Survival analyses between endpoints


before Parkinson's disease
after Parkinson's disease

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Drugs most likely to be purchased after Parkinson's disease