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Data Element Name:  SPARCS Region
SPARCS Data Element Number:  1
Record Positions:  01 - 02 Format-Length:  A/N - 2
Effective Date:  1/1/1994 Revision Date:             

Definition:

A geographical subdivision of the State of New York, within which the hospital is located. Currently, there are eleven regions.

Codes and Values:
  1. A two digit number between 01 and 11.
Edit Applications:
  1. Not applicable - assigned by SPARCS. For the list of regions by county see NYS County/Region/HSA Table in Appendix U.