4-13. DATE OF BIRTH (FIELD 6, COLUMNS 19 THROUGH 26)
a. Source of data. Admission interview or ID card.
b. Enter in succession, four digits for year of birth; two digits for birth month
(-12); and two digits for day of birth (1-31).
6. DATE OF BIRTH (YYYYMMDD)
4-14. AGE AT ADMISSION (FIELD 7, COLUMNS 27 THROUGH 29)
a. Source of data. Admission interview. For live births at your MTF and
transferred live births less than 24 hours old, enter D. This is calculated by
AQCESS/CHCS from field 6, Date of Birth, and field 26, Date of This Admission.
(Item 5 , ITRCS).
b. Enter the patient's age in completed days, months, or years at the time of this
admission to your MTF. For an infant delivered in a military MTF, enter data code D
from table 4-5 and NB. For an infant born outside your facility (e.g., enroute to the
MTF), enter D. For other infants under 1 month old, enter the age in days (e.g.,
18D). For a child 1 month but less than 12 months old, enter the age in completed
months (e.g., 2M). If a patient is 1 year or older, enter the age in completed years.
The code 99Y will be used for patients 99 years old and older.
NOTE: If patient is between 1 and 9 years, enter in column 27 to fill the field.
AGE AT ADMISSION