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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.
 
PRMONTHn - Month of procedure
 
Documentation Sections:
General Notes
Uniform Values
State Specific Notes
General Notes
 

Month of procedure (PRMONTHn) is derived from the procedure date (PRDATEn). If PRDATEn is missing, then PRMONTHn is missing (.). If PRDATEn is invalid, then PRMONTHn is invalid (.A).

 
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Uniform Values
 
VariableDescriptionValueValue Description
PRMONTHnMonth of procedure1-12Procedure month
.Missing
.AInvalid
 
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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=prmonthn.
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