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Status of Hospital Discharge E-Coding by State, U.S.


State
Year Mandated (percent E-coded, most recent year) # of Separate E-code Fields (year of most recent change)

1998 Population Estimates**

Alabama     4,351,999
Alaska Voluntary (>=99%) 2 ('01) 614,010
Arizona 1989 2 4,668,631
Arkansas     2,538,303
California 1990 5 32,666,550
Colorado   0 3,970,971
Connecticut 1993 0 3,274,069
Delaware 1992   743,603
District of Columbia     523,124
Florida 1997 0 14,915,980
Georgia 1997   7,642,207
Hawaii     1,193,001
Idaho     1,228,684
Illinois     12,045,326
Indiana     5,899,195
Iowa     2,862,447
Kansas     2,629,067
Kentucky 1995   3,936,499
Louisiana     4,368,967
Maine Voluntary (>90%) 0 1,244,250
Maryland 1993 1 5,134,808
Massachusetts 1994 1 6,147,132
Michigan   0 9,817,242
Minnesota Voluntary (>90%)   4,725,419
Mississippi     2,752,092
Missouri 1993 1 5,438,559
Montana     880,453
Nebraska  1994 1 1,662,719
Nevada     1,746,898
New Hampshire 1995 1 1,185,048
New Jersey 1994 1 8,115,011
New Mexico   1 1,736,931
New York 1990 2* 18,175,301
North Carolina Voluntary (>80%)  

7,546,493

North Dakota     638,244
Ohio     11,209,493
Oklahoma     3,346,713
Oregon     3,281,974
Pennsylvania 1993 1 12,001,451
Rhode Island 1989   988,480
South Carolina 1994 2* 3,835,962
South Dakota     738,171
Tennessee 1995   5,430,621
Texas     19,759,614
Utah 1995 1 2,099,758
Vermont 1990 1 ('98) 590,883
Virginia 1993 1 6,791,345
Washington 1989 1 5,689,263
West Virginia     1,811,156
Wisconsin 1994 1 5,223,500
Wyoming     480,907
Totalº  26 states   270,298,524
* Second field is reserved for E849 (location).
 **Bureau of Census data used for population estimates.
ºTotal based on minimum of mandatory reporting or >=90% voluntary reporting rate. 

Data initially compiled and assembled by Bruce Lawrence of the National Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation, Lee Annest of the National Center for Injury Prevention and Control and Hank Weiss, Center for Injury Research and Control, University of Pittsburgh. Thanks also to State contacts for providing periodic updates and corrections. 

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Initial posting 11/22/00 - Last updated 02/01/01
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