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National Cancer Data Base - Data Dictionary PUF 2014

CS Version Number

PUF Data Item Name: 
CS_VERSION_LATEST
NAACCR Item #: 
2936
length: 
6
Description: 
This is the version number of the most recent derivation of CS data items in the record.
NCDB System Code Assignments: 

The following are the allowable codes (XX stands for "any two digits"):
CSv01
0009XX (this was a trial version, consider the same as 0101XX)
0101XX
0102XX
0103XX
0104XX
CSv02
0200XX
0201XX
0202XX
0203XX
0204XX
0205XX
 
 

Analytic Note: 

This item is a 6-digit code.  The first two digits represent the major version number; the second two digits represent minor version changes; and the last two digits represent even less significant changes (from correction of spelling errors to tracking of conversion processes).  Use the codes listed above to interpret contents of CS Site-Specific items.  See http://ncdbpuf.facs.org/?q=node/370 for the links to respective site-specific schema.