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SERVDAY - Line item days from admission date
 
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General Notes
Uniform Values
State Specific Notes
General Notes
 

Days from admission date (SERVDAY) is calculated by subtracting the line item service date provided by the data source from the admission date. If the calculated day is negative or greater than 3 years (1095 days), then the day is set to invalid (.A).

 
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Uniform Values
 
VariableDescriptionValueValue Description
SERVDAYLine item days from admission date0-1095 (3 years)Days from Admission
.Missing
.CInconsistent
.AInvalid
 
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State Specific Notes

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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=servday.
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