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Central Distributor SID: Description of Data Elements
This section describes how HCUP data elements are coded, restrictions on their use, their uniform values, and State-specific coding practices.
 
AGEGROUP - Patient age, grouped
 
Documentation Sections:
General Notes
Uniform Values
State Specific Notes
General Notes
 

The patient age at admission is grouped as specified by the data source. Coding is state-specific.

 
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Uniform Values
 
VariableDescriptionValueValue Description
AGEGROUPPatient age, groupednnState specific coding - See the "State Specific Notes" section for details
 
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State Specific Notes

Hawaii

The values of AGEGROUP are defined as follows:

AGEGROUP Patient Age at Admission
1 0-4 years
2 5-9 years
3 10-14 years
4 15-19 years
5 20-24 years
6 25-29 years
7 30-34 years
8 35-39 years
9 40-44 years
10 45-49 years
11 50-54 years
12 55-59 years
13 60-64 years
14 65-69 years
15 70-74 years
16 75-79 years
17 80-84 years
18 85-89 years
19 90 years or older


Maine

Beginning 2006 the values of AGEGROUP are defined as follows:

AGEGROUP Patient Age at Admission
0 Missing/Invalid
1 0-4 years
2 5-9 years
3 10-14 years
4 15-19 years
5 20-24 years
6 25-29 years
7 30-34 years
8 35-39 years
9 40-44 years
10 45-49 years
11 50-54 years
12 55-59 years
13 60-64 years
14 65-69 years
15 70-74 years
16 75-79 years
17 80-84 years
18 85+ years


South Carolina

The values of AGEGROUP are defined as follows:

AGEGROUP Patient Age at Admission
0 0-364 days
1 1-4 years
2 5-9 years
3 10-14 years
4 15-19 years
5 20-24 years
6 25-29 years
7 30-34 years
8 35-39 years
9 40-44 years
10 45-49 years
11 50-54 years
12 55-59 years
13 60-64 years
14 65-69 years
15 70-74 years
16 75-79 years
17 80-84 years
18 85 years or more

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Internet Citation: HCUP Central Distributor SID Description of Data Elements - All States. Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project (HCUP). August 2008. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. www.hcup-us.ahrq.gov/db/vars/siddistnote.jsp?var=agegroup.
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