Key reporting indicators

Acute rheumatic fever and rheumatic heart disease key reporting indicators, 2020 guidelines

Indicator Recommended disagreggations
1.1 Yearly ARF incidence by episode type, age group and

1.1.1 Sex

1.1.2 Ethnicity

1.2 Yearly ARF recurrences

1.2.1 Proportion of all ARF episodes

1.2.2 Rate per 100 patient-years for patients prescribed prophylaxis (both oral and BPG)

1.3 Yearly RHD point prevalence by age group and

1.3.1 Sex

1.3.2 Ethnicity

1.3.3 Severity classification

1.4 Proportion of people receiving secondary prophylaxis each year

1.4.1 80–100%

1.4.2 40–79%

1.4.3 0–39%

Source: RHD Australia (ARF/RHD writing group) 2020.