Rising Ethnic Inequalities in Acute Rheumatic Fever and Rheumatic Heart Disease, New Zealand, 2000–2018
, Jane Zhang, William Leung, Susan Jack, Jane Oliver, Rachel Webb, Nigel Wilson, Dianne Sika-Paotonu, Matire Harwood, and Michael G. Baker
Author affiliations: University of Otago, Wellington (J. Bennett, J. Zhang, W. Leung, D. Sika-Paotonu, M.G. Baker); Southern District Health Board, Dunedin, New Zealand (S. Jack); University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia (J. Oliver); Murdoch Children’s Research Institute, Melbourne (J. Oliver); Auckland District Health Board, Auckland, New Zealand (R. Webb, N. Wilson); University of Auckland, Auckland (D. Sika-Paotonu, M. Harwood)
Figure 1. Annual rates of initial and recurrent acute rheumatic fever hospitalizations, New Zealand, 2000–2018. ARF, acute rheumatic fever.
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