Information that is consistent for the lifetime of a patient is stored in this table.
|Name||Postgres data type|
subject_id is a unique identifier which specifies an individual patient. Any rows associated with a single
subject_id pertain to the same individual. As
subject_id is the primary key for the table, it is unique for each row.
gender is the genotypical sex of the patient.
These columns provide information regarding the actual patient year for the patient admission, and the patient’s age at that time.
anchor_yearis a shifted year for the patient.
anchor_year_groupis a range of years - the patient’s
anchor_yearoccurred during this range.
anchor_ageis the patient’s age in the
- Example: a patient has an
anchor_year_groupof 2008 - 2010, and an
- The year 2153 for the patient corresponds to 2008, 2009, or 2010.
- The patient was 60 in the shifted year of 2153, i.e. they were 60 in 2008, 2009, or 2010.
- A patient admission in 2154 will occur in 2009-2011, an admission in 2155 will occur in 2010-2012, and so on.
The de-identified date of death for the patient. Date of death is extracted from the hospital information system only. Out-of-hospital mortality is currently unavailable as of MIMIC-IV v1.0.
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