Province field

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Data Element (edit)
Field Name: R_Province
CCMDB Label: Province
CCMDB tab: Dispo
Table: L_Log table
Data type: string
Length: 2
Program: Med and CC
Created/Raw: Raw
Start Date: 1900-01-01
End Date: 2300-01-01
Sort Index: 16

Province in which the patient is registered with health care. If the patient is not eligible for health care, it records the province that they reside in.

Collection Instructions

Choose the value for the "Province" field from the dropdown lists in CCMDB.accdb. The provincial abbreviations are the same as for mailing. In addition to the provinces you have the following options:

  • US United States
  • CF Canadian Funded (RCMP, Canadian Forces...)
  • NK Not Known / Not available
  • OS Outside of North America

Canadian Forces patients

see Canadian Forces patients

Cross checks

Data Structure

The field draws its options from the S_Provinces table on the PDA and in the CCMDB.accdb.