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|Data Element Name: Abortion Flag||File Location: Master, De-Identified, De-Identified Abbreviated|
|SPARCS Data Element Number: 139|
|Record Positions: 2173 - 2173||Format-Length: A/N - 1|
|Effective Date: 5/1/2005||Revision Date: September 2005|
|Deniable Data Element: No|
A flag to indicate if the discharge record contains any indication of abortion. See Appendix TT - Abortion Record Editing .
Codes and Values:
Y = Abortion is indicated
N = Abortion is not indicated
This is a derived field.