<< Previous Data Element Outpatient Output Table of Contents Next Data Element >>

Data Element Name:  Accident Hour
SPARCS Data Element Number:  48
Record Positions:  1325 - 1326 Format-Length:  A/N - 2
Effective Date:  1/1/2003 Revision Date:  January 2003


The hour when the accident occurred that necessitated medical treatment.

Codes and Values:
  1. Must have been right justified and zero filled.

  2. The hour must have been recorded in whole numbers, disregarding minutes, in accordance with the Admission/Discharge Hour Code table in Appendix B.
Edit Applications:
  1. Must have been a valid entry.