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Data Element Name:  Residence Indicator
SPARCS Data Element Number:  78
Record Positions:  1859 - 1859 Format-Length:  A/N - 2
Effective Date:  1/1/1997 Revision Date:  January 1997


This is a code to indicate whether a patient was HOMELESS at the time of discharge or the patient was a Non-United States Resident.

Note:  Patients discharged to a shelter are also categorized as HOMELESS.

Codes and Values:
  1. "H" = HOMELESS Patient

    "F" = Non-United States Resident (Foreign Born).
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