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|Data Element Name: Patient State|
|SPARCS Data Element Number: 27|
|Record Positions: 203 - 204||Format-Length: A/N - 2|
|Effective Date: 1/1/2003||Revision Date: January 2003|
The two-letter capitalized abbreviation for the state where the Patient principal residence is located on the day of admission (including US Territories, Commonwealths, and Canadian Provinces).Codes and Values:
- Must have been valid in accordance with the State Edit Validation Table in
- For homeless patients, "99" was coded.
- Must have been a valid entry.