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Indicator: Age
Created/Raw: not stated
Program: Critical Care and Medicine
Start Date: 1988-07-11
End Date:
Reports: Critical Care Program Quality Indicator Report, Directors Quarterly and Annual Report (Medicine), STB ICCS Mortality

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    • "not stated" is not in the list (Created, Raw) of allowed values for the "IndicatorCreatedRaw" property.
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Data Element (edit)
Field Name: age
CCMDB Label: not stated
CCMDB tab: not stated
Table: Created_Variables_Common_2021 table, Created_Variables_CC_2021 table
Data type: number
Program: Med and CC
Created/Raw: Created
Start Date: 1988-07-11
End Date: 2300-01-01
Sort Index: 3

The number of years between Date of Birth and the last birthday prior to or on (Admit DtTm otherwise).

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Legacy implementation right in the table

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Usually used in aggregate form as "per location" and/or "per timeframe", e.g. by day/month/quarter/year x Ward/Unit x Hospital.


Critical Care

Part of the APACHE II score where patient's age falling under an age group(i.e. ≤44,45-54,55-64,65-74,≥75) has corresponding score

Critical Care QI domain

Understanding the population by showing aggregate counts of patients per age group (i.e. <40,40-60,61-80,>80)


Part of ALERT Scale as Age and AgexAge

Sampling Plan / Procedure

100 % of all patients admitted to Medicine or Critical Care

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Definition and Derivation

Function to calculate Age

  • Both formula yields the same AGE values.



Reported as

  • Mean Age, Median Age, Minimum Age, Maximum Age for a given time-frame and/or location
  • Counts and % of total patients based on age group for a given time frame and/or location


  • Time frame can be monthly, quarterly, yearly and can be based on admission dates or discharge dates

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