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|Data Element Name: Pre-Admit Indicator||File Location: Master, De-Identified, De-Identified Abbreviated|
|SPARCS Data Element Number: 132|
|Record Positions: See Group Definition||Format-Length: A/N - 1|
|Effective Date: 5/1/2005||Revision Date: September 2005|
|Deniable Data Element: No|
A flag to indicate if the procedure was done before, on, or after the Admission Date.
Codes and Values:
|1.||"-"||if the procedure was done before the admit date|
|"+"||if the procedure was done on or after the admit date|
|" "||if no procedure was done (field is blank)|
This is a derived field.