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Patient age


Data Element ID: DE45
Name: Patient age
Version: Hospital Version 1.1, Hospital Version 1.2
Data Element ISO Name: Patient-Age,CD
Definition: The patient's age.
Question: At the time of the event what was the patient's age?
Multiple Choice: No
Form Name: Patient Information Form (PIF)
Setting: Hospitals, including outpatient pharmacies and outpatient departments located within the hospital
Comments: None defined at this time
Description of Change: N/A
Go-To Logic: Refer to Common Formats Flow Charts
Guide For Use: Answer this question only if you are reporting an incident.
Format: N/A
HL7 Data Type: Concept Descriptor (CD)
Data Type: Character
Maximum Length: 4
Answer Code Answer ID Answer Value Code System Code System Name
A102 a Neonate (0-28 days) 2.16.840.1.113883.3.263.1.12 AHRQ Common Formats
A105 b Infant (>28 days <1 year) 2.16.840.1.113883.3.263.1.12 AHRQ Common Formats
A108 c Child (1-12 years) 2.16.840.1.113883.3.263.1.12 AHRQ Common Formats
A111 d Adolescent (13-17 years) 2.16.840.1.113883.3.263.1.12 AHRQ Common Formats
A114 e Adult (18-64 years) 2.16.840.1.113883.3.263.1.12 AHRQ Common Formats
A117 f Mature adult (65-74 years) 2.16.840.1.113883.3.263.1.12 AHRQ Common Formats
A120 g Older adult (75-84 years) 2.16.840.1.113883.3.263.1.12 AHRQ Common Formats
A123 h Aged adult (85+ years) 2.16.840.1.113883.3.263.1.12 AHRQ Common Formats
UNK i Unknown 2.16.840.1.113883.5.1008 HL7 NullFlavor
Effective Date: 03/31/2010
Until Date: - -
Update Date: - -
Source: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
Submitting Organization: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)
Date of Submission: - -
Responsible Organization: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)
Creator: Amy Helwig, MD, MS
Data Steward: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)
References: No specific reference at this time
Rationale for Change: N/A
Administrative Status: Final
Administrative Status Date: 03/31/2010
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