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released: 17 Oct 2014 author: AIHW

This working paper uses the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare's recently developed assessment framework to assess the suitability of the Australian Rheumatology Association Database as a potential new data source for population health monitoring of inflammatory arthritis.

ISBN 978-1-74249-649-8; Cat. no. PHE 181; 26pp.; $9

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Publication table of contents

  • Preliminary material
    • Title and verso pages
    • Contents
    • Acknowledgments
    • Abbreviations
    • Summary
  • Body section
    • 1 Introduction
      • What is inflammatory arthritis?
      • What information is needed for monitoring inflammatory arthritis?
      • What is the Australian Rheumatology Association Database?
      • Why assess the Australian Rheumatology Association Database?
    • 2 Assessment of the ARAD
      • Step 1-Collect data source information
      • Step 2-Identify potential for data source to inform priority information areas
      • Step 3-Assess individual data quality elements
    • 3 Findings
      • Assessment findings for steps 1 and 2
      • Assessment findings for step 3
      • Possible future uses of the ARAD
      • 'On balance' assessment
  • End matter
    • Appendix 1
      • The ARAD Human Research Ethics Committee (HREC) approvals (as of January 2014)
    • References
    • List of tables
    • List of figures
    • List of boxes

Recommended citation

AIHW 2014. Assessment of the Australian Rheumatology Association Database for national population health monitoring: working paper. Cat. no. PHE 181. Canberra: AIHW.

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