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4-49. AGE AT DISPOSITION (FIELD 30, COLUMNS 117 THROUGH 119)
a. Source of data. Calculated in AQCESS/CHCS. For nonautomated sites,
b. For live births and transferred live births with D (age at admission) in field
7, age will be the actual number of days from birth to disposition.
c. Nonautomated sites should add a year or more as appropriate if the patient
has had a birthday(s) during this period of hospitalization.
d. Enter the patient's age in completed days, months, or years at the time of this
disposition. Select the appropriate code from table 4-5. If days, months, or years of
age are less than 10, enter a zero in the first position (i.e., 8M). If the patient is 1 year
old or older, enter the age in completed years except that the code "99Y" will be used
for patients 99 years or older.
30. AGE AT DISP