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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.
 
MARITALSTATUS_X - Patient's marital status, as received from source
 
Documentation Sections:
General Notes
Uniform Values
State Specific Notes
General Notes
 

MaritalStatus_X retains the coding of the patient's marital status as provided by the data source. The original values have not been recoded into uniform HCUP values and are source-specific.

The HCUP data element MaritalStatusUB04 contains the uniformly coded information using UB-04 standards.

 
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Uniform Values
 
VariableDescriptionValueValue Description
MARITALSTATUS_XPatient's marital status, as received from sourcen(a)State specific coding - See the "State Specific Notes" section for details
 
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State Specific Notes

None

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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=maritalstatus_x.
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