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Analysis of Mortality Trends for Rheumatic Heart Disease and Rheumatic Fever in Indigenous and Non-Indigenous Australians

 

Overview

This project aimed to analyse the mortality trends of Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australians for rheumatic heart disease (RHD) and rheumatic fever in Australia between 1977 and 2005.

The project, coordinated by RHD Australia, examined national cause of death and population data, and RHD death data including specific information on:

All analysis was undertaken by Indigenous status, gender, age at death, and for the NT: year of death.

Abstract adapted from RHD Australia

Contacts

Samantha Colquhoun
Email: samantha.colquhoun@mcri.edu.au

Related publications

Colquhoun SM, Condon JR, Steer AC, Li SQ, Guthridge S, Carapetis JR (2015)

Disparity in mortality from rheumatic heart disease in Indigenous Australians.

Journal of the American Heart Association; 4: e001282

Retrieved 28 July 2015 from http://dx.doi.org/10.1161/JAHA.114.001282

Colquhoun S, Condon J, Li SQ, Guthridge S, Carapetis J (2014)

Disparity in mortality rates from rheumatic heart disease in the Australian Indigenous and non-Indigenous populations.

Global Heart; 9(1 Supplement): e259-e260

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Last updated: 27 February 2017
 
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