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This variable is contained in the following files: Inpatient Rehab Facility-Patient Assessment Instrument
Short SAS Name
_31A
SAS Name
BWL_ASTNC_ADMSN_CD

A score indicating the level of assistance needed for the patient's bowel management at admission.  Bowel management - level of assistance includes the safe use of equipment or agents for bowel management.

CodeCode value
01
Helper - Complete Dependence/Total Assistance (Subject less than 25%)
02
Helper - Complete Dependence/Maximal Assistance (Subject 25% or more)
03
Helper - Modified Dependence/Moderate Assistance (Subject 50% or more)
04
Helper - Modified Dependence/Minimal Assistance (Subject 75% or more)
05
Helper - Modified Dependence/Supervision (Subject 100%)
06
No Helper/Modified Independence (Device)
07
No Helper/Complete Independence (Timely, Safely)