Ethnically Disparate Disease Progression and Outcomes among Acute Rheumatic Fever Patients in New Zealand, 1989–2015
, Oliver Robertson, Jane Zhang, Brooke L. Marsters, Dianne Sika-Paotonu, Susan Jack, Julie Bennett, Deborah A. Williamson, Nigel Wilson, Nevil Pierse, and Michael G. Baker
Author affiliations: Murdoch Children’s Research Institute, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia (J. Oliver); University of Otago, Wellington, New Zealand (J. Oliver, O. Robertson, J. Zhang, B.L. Marsters, S. Jack, J. Bennett, N. Pierse, M.G. Baker); University of Melbourne, Melbourne (J. Oliver, D.A. Williamson); University of Otago, Wellington (D. Sika-Paotonu); Victoria University of Wellington, Wellington (D. Sika-Paotonu); Southern District Health Board, Dunedin (S. Jack); Starship Child Health, Auckland (N. Wilson)
Figure 3. Probability of disease progression to recurrent ARF, hospitalization for rheumatic heart disease, or circulatory death after hospitalization for initial ARF >9,791 days among acute rheumatic fever patients in New Zealand, 1989–2015. ARF, acute rheumatic fever.
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