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UHDDS data elementsData ElementDefinition/ Descriptor1. Personal identificationThe unique number assigned to each patientin a hospital that distinguishes the patientand his or her hospital record from all othersin that institution2. Date of birthMonth, day, and year of birth. Capture offull four - digit year of birth is recommended3. GenderMale or female4. Race and ethnicityRace:American Indian/Eskimo/AleutAsian or Pacific IslanderBlackWhiteOther raceUnknownEthnicity:Spanish origin/HispanicNon-Spanish origin/Non-HispanicUnknown5. ResidenceFull address of usual residenceZip code (nine digits, if available)Code for foreign residence6. Hospital identificationA unique institutional number across datacollection systems. The Medicare providernumber is the preferred hospital identifier7. Admission dateMonth, day, and year of admission8. Type of admissionScheduled:arranged with admission officeat least 24 hours prior to admissionUnscheduled:all other admissions9. Discharge date