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Data Element Name:  Residence Indicator File Location:  Master, De-Identified
SPARCS Data Element Number:  114
Record Positions:  1859 - 1859 Format-Length:  A/N - 1
Effective Date:  1/1/1997 Revision Date:January 1997
Deniable Data Element:  No


A code which indicates whether a patient was HOMELESS at the time of discharge or the patient was a Non-United States Resident.

Note:  Patients discharged to a shelter are also categorized as HOMELESS.

Codes and Values:
  1. "H" = HOMELESS Patient
    "F" = Non-United States Resident (Foreign Born)
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