AGE ON ADMISSION

AGE ON ADMISSION is derived as the number of completed years between the PERSON BIRTH DATE of the PATIENT and the START DATE (HOSPITAL PROVIDER SPELL).

Format / Length

max an3

Description

AGE ON ADMISSION  is the same as attribute PERSON AGE.

AGE ON ADMISSION is derived as the number of completed years between the PERSON BIRTH DATE of the PATIENT and the START DATE (HOSPITAL PROVIDER SPELL).

AGE ON ADMISSION  is used by the Secondary Uses Service  to derive the Healthcare Resource Group   4. Failure to correctly populate this data element is likely to result in an incorrect Healthcare Resource Group, usually associated with lower levels of healthcare resource.

For further information, please refer to the NHS Digital  website at: Payment by Results Guidance.

Note: the Format/Length has been updated in Data Dictionary Change Notice 1808 "Correction of Format/Length Data Elements". The Data Set specifications that contain this item will be updated in the next version of the Information Standard where it is not already correct.

Default Codes

Code Description

999

Not known i.e. date of birth not known and age cannot be estimated

Also Known As

This data element is also known by these names:

Context Alias
Plural AGES ON ADMISSIONS

Where Used

Type Link How used
Data Element AGE ON ADMISSION references in description AGE ON ADMISSION
Data Set CDS V6-2 Type 120 - Admitted Patient Care - Finished Birth Episode CDS references in description AGE ON ADMISSION
Data Set CDS V6-2 Type 130 - Admitted Patient Care - Finished General Episode CDS references in description AGE ON ADMISSION
Data Set CDS V6-2 Type 140 - Admitted Patient Care - Finished Delivery Episode CDS references in description AGE ON ADMISSION
Data Set CDS V6-2 Type 170 - Admitted Patient Care - Detained and or Long Term Psychiatric Census CDS references in description AGE ON ADMISSION
Data Set CDS V6-2 Type 180 - Admitted Patient Care - Unfinished Birth Episode CDS references in description AGE ON ADMISSION
Data Set CDS V6-2 Type 190 - Admitted Patient Care - Unfinished General Episode CDS references in description AGE ON ADMISSION
Data Set CDS V6-2 Type 200 - Admitted Patient Care - Unfinished Delivery Episode CDS references in description AGE ON ADMISSION
Data Set CDS V6-3 Type 120 - Admitted Patient Care - Finished Birth Episode CDS references in description AGE ON ADMISSION
Data Set CDS V6-3 Type 130 - Admitted Patient Care - Finished General Episode CDS references in description AGE ON ADMISSION
Data Set CDS V6-3 Type 140 - Admitted Patient Care - Finished Delivery Episode CDS references in description AGE ON ADMISSION
Data Set CDS V6-3 Type 180 - Admitted Patient Care - Unfinished Birth Episode CDS references in description AGE ON ADMISSION
Data Set CDS V6-3 Type 190 - Admitted Patient Care - Unfinished General Episode CDS references in description AGE ON ADMISSION
Data Set CDS V6-3 Type 200 - Admitted Patient Care - Unfinished Delivery Episode CDS references in description AGE ON ADMISSION
XML Schema Constraint Commissioning Data Set Version 6-2 XML Schema Constraints references in description AGE ON ADMISSION