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Data Element Name:  Patient Race
SPARCS Data Element Number:  18
Record Positions:  140 - 141 Format-Length:  A/N - 2
Effective Date:  1/1/2003 Revision Date:  January 2003

Definition:

The code which best describes the race of the patient.

Codes and Values:
  1. "01"=White

    "02"=African American (Black)

    "03"=Native American or Alaskan Native

    "04"=Asian

    "05"=Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander

    "88"=Other Race

    "99"=Unknown
Edit Applications:
  1. Must have been a valid entry.