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ClassifiedVars

My classification of Joe's Anesmod dataset variables
ID Nominal C ALL ACTIVE patient ID  
HOSP Nominal C ALL ACTIVE hospital code  
DateOP3 Continuous DATE INTRA ACTIVE date of operation  
FTrack3 Nominal C ALL DELETE orignial FT variable OLD GROUPING inaccurate
SICU Adm Time/Date Continuous DATETIME POST DELETE SICU admit date and time  
ReSICU5 Nominal OUTC POST ACTIVE readmit to SICU  
LocDTH5 Nominal C POST DELETE ward pt. Discharged from  
DCVADT5 Nominal DATE POST DELETE date of discharge  
HouseAr5 Nominal C POST DELETE housing arrangement discharged to TOO COMPLICATED FOR NOW
DCWait5 Continuous C POST DELETE nonmedical wait time prior to DC TOO COMPLICATED FOR NOW
Other8 Nominal ANES INTRA   newer volatile agents TEXT FIELD
Extubat5 Continuous DATETIME POST DELETE extubate date time  
DCICUTM5 Continuous DATETIME POST DELETE SICU discharge date and time First SICU admit if applicable
DCSTPTM5 Continuous DATETIME POST DELETE Stepdown discharge date and time  
DEATH5 Continuous DATETIME POST DELETE date of death  
DEATH Nominal OUTC POST ACTIVE Time interval to death 3 = 30 day mortality, same as CICSP death code (CIDEATH)
DTHDATE Continuous DATE POST DELETE date of death  
ICULOS Continuous OUTC POST ACTIVE ICU length of stay in days with fraction  
ICUCEN Nominal C POST ACTIVE ICU censor for death  
POSTLOS Continuous OUTC POST ACTIVE Total Postop LOS in days this includes ICU LOS
POSTCEN Nominal C POST ACTIVE censor for death postop I'm not sure if this includes the ICU??
TOTLOS Continuous OUTC ALL ACTIVE Total LOS includes preop LOS  
TOTCEN Nominal C ALL ACTIVE censor for total LOS I assume this is the same as PostCen (had to have surg to be in study)
PRISURG1 Nominal RISK PRE DELETE prior heart surgery NEED MO TRANSFORM PRIHS
DIABETE1 Nominal RISK PRE DELETE diabetes NEED MO TRANSFORM 2 LEVEL
HXPVD1 Nominal RISK PRE ACTIVE peripheral vascular disease  
HXCVD1 Nominal RISK PRE ACTIVE cerebrovascular disease  
WEIGHT1 Continuous RISK PRE ACTIVE weight from preop chart this is the "official preop weight" according to Maureen
GENDER2 Nominal RISK PRE ACTIVE gender  
PRIORMI2 Nominal RISK PRE DELETE previous myocardial infarct NEED MO TRANSFORM 2 LEVEL
EF Nominal RISK PRE ACTIVE ejection fraction  
SURGPR3 Nominal RISK PRE ACTIVE surgical priority elective, urgent, emergent
AGE Continuous RISK PRE ACTIVE age  
SURGERY3 Nominal C INTRA ACTIVE type of surgery 1=CABG ONLY 2=VALV/VALVCABG
IMP_AGE Continuous X PRE DELETE not sure what this was "imputed?" NO DIFF FROM RISK
IMP_CVD Nominal X PRE DELETE   NO DIFF FROM RISK
IMP_DIAB Nominal X PRE DELETE   NO DIFF FROM RISK
IMP_REDO Nominal X PRE DELETE   NO DIFF FROM RISK
IMP_PVD Nominal X PRE DELETE   NO DIFF FROM RISK
IMP_GEN Nominal X PRE DELETE   NO DIFF FROM RISK
IMP_EF Nominal X PRE DELETE   NO DIFF FROM RISK
IMP_MI Nominal X PRE DELETE   NO DIFF FROM RISK
IMP_SPR Nominal X PRE DELETE   NO DIFF FROM RISK
PILOT Nominal X ALL DELETE pilot phase patient ALREADY EXCLUDED FROM THIS DATASET
PROCED Nominal C INTRA ACTIVE type of valve procedure ONLY FOR VALVES AND OTHERS 7 LEVELS
SURG Nominal C INTRA ACTIVE cabg only, valve only, valve/cabg THIS SET EXCLUDES #4 "OTHERS"
CIDEATH Nominal OUTC POST DELETE   REDUNDANT WITH DEATH
RISKEST Continuous RISK PRE ACTIVE Risk estimate of periop mortality  
FTHOSP Nominal C ALL DELETE first revised FT grouping NOT USED (313 MORE FT HERE) WHY?
QUARTER Nominal C ALL ACTIVE study quarter 10 OPERATIONAL QUARTERS ONLY HERE
FT Nominal C ALL ACTIVE final revised FT grouping USED
PHASE Nominal C ALL DELETE Operational (vs. pilot or developmental) phase ALL 3'S
INSTUDY Nominal C ALL DELETE ??? ALL 1'S
PERIDTH Nominal C ALL DELETE not sure, some kind of death ALL 0
EXCLUDE Nominal C ALL DELETE ??? ALL 0
EXTCEN Nominal C POST ACTIVE censor for death prior to extubation  
EXT_HRS Continuous OUTC POST ACTIVE time to extubation in hours, primary study endpoint!!  
EXT_DTH Continuous OUTC POST ACTIVE TIME FROM EXT TO DEATH  
SICULOS Continuous OUTC POST ACTIVE SICU LOS in hours  
ICU_DTH Continuous OUTC POST ACTIVE TIME FROM ICU TRANS TO DEATH  
SICUCEN Nominal C POST ACTIVE censor for death in ICU??  
ICU_EXT Continuous OUTC POST ACTIVE TIME FROM EXT TO ICU TRANS  
STPHOSP Nominal C POST ACTIVE HOSPITAL WITH STEPDOWN UNIT problematic coding
MISS_STP Nominal C POST ACTIVE 1=MISSING VALUE FOR STEPDOWN LOS problematic coding
STEPLOS Continuous OUTC POST ACTIVE STEPDOWN LOS problematic coding
STP_DTH Continuous OUTC POST ACTIVE STEPDOWN TO DEATH? problematic coding
STEPCEN Nominal C POST ACTIVE censor for death in stepdown problematic coding
POLOS Continuous OUTC POST DELETE Postop LOS in days this is identical to POSTLOS
POCEN Nominal C POST DELETE Postop censor this is identical to POSTCEN
PO_ICU Continuous OUTC POST ACTIVE ICU TO DISCHARGE?  
LOGEXT Continuous C ALL DELETE log transform Joe rounded shortest time to extub to 1 to avoid -log's??
LOGSICU Continuous C ALL DELETE log transform  
LOGICUEX Continuous C ALL DELETE log transform  
LOGPO Continuous C ALL DELETE log transform  
LOGPOICU Continuous C ALL DELETE log transform  
STUDYDAY Continuous C ALL ACTIVE day since study start  
TIMEOUT Continuous OUTC INTRA ACTIVE time of day patient out of OR 24 HOUR CLOCK TIME
SIN24 Continuous C ALL DELETE adjustment for lack of extubation during night hours TOO COMPLICATED FOR NOW
COS24 Continuous C ALL DELETE adjustment for lack of extubation during night hours TOO COMPLICATED FOR NOW
SIN12 Continuous C ALL DELETE adjustment for lack of extubation during night hours TOO COMPLICATED FOR NOW
COS12 Continuous C ALL DELETE adjustment for lack of extubation during night hours TOO COMPLICATED FOR NOW
STEPIND Nominal C POST ACTIVE attempt to adjust for missing stepdown values 3 LEVEL
LOGRISK Continuous C ALL DELETE log transform  
EXTTIME Continuous OUTC POST ACTIVE time of day patient extubated 24 HOUR CLOCK TIME
EXTSIN24 Continuous C ALL DELETE adjustment for lack of extubation during night hours TOO COMPLICATED FOR NOW
EXTCOS24 Continuous C ALL DELETE adjustment for lack of extubation during night hours TOO COMPLICATED FOR NOW
EXTSIN12 Continuous C ALL DELETE adjustment for lack of extubation during night hours TOO COMPLICATED FOR NOW
EXTCOS12 Continuous C ALL DELETE adjustment for lack of extubation during night hours TOO COMPLICATED FOR NOW
ICUTIME Continuous OUTC POST ACTIVE time of day patient transferred from ICU 24 HOUR CLOCK TIME
ICUSIN24 Continuous C ALL DELETE adjustment for lack of extubation during night hours TOO COMPLICATED FOR NOW
ICUCOS24 Continuous C ALL DELETE adjustment for lack of extubation during night hours TOO COMPLICATED FOR NOW
ICUSIN12 Continuous C ALL DELETE adjustment for lack of extubation during night hours TOO COMPLICATED FOR NOW
ICUCOS12 Continuous C ALL DELETE adjustment for lack of extubation during night hours TOO COMPLICATED FOR NOW
NARNON3 Nominal ANES INTRA ACTIVE indicator for no narotic use  
NARMOR3 Nominal ANES INTRA ACTIVE indicator for morphine use (a narcotic)  
NARMORD3 Continuous ANES INTRA ACTIVE dose of morphine in milligrams  
NARFEN3 Nominal ANES INTRA ACTIVE indicator for fentanyl use (a narcotic)  
NARFEND3 Continuous ANES INTRA ACTIVE dose of fentanyl in micrograms  
NARSUF3 Nominal ANES INTRA ACTIVE indicator for sufentanil use (a narcotic)  
NARSUFD3 Continuous ANES INTRA ACTIVE dose of sufentanil in micrograms  
NAROTH3 Nominal ANES INTRA ACTIVE indicator for "other" narcotic  
BENNON3 Nominal ANES INTRA ACTIVE indicator for no benzodiazepine use  
BENDIZ3 Nominal ANES INTRA ACTIVE indicator for diazepam (valium)  
BENDIZD3 Continuous ANES INTRA ACTIVE diazepam dose in mg  
BENMID3 Nominal ANES INTRA ACTIVE indicator for midazolam (versed)  
BENMIDD3 Continuous ANES INTRA ACTIVE dose of midazolam in mg  
BENATI3 Nominal ANES INTRA ACTIVE indicator for ativan (lorazepam)  
BENATID3 Continuous ANES INTRA ACTIVE dose of ativan in mg  
BENOTH3 Nominal ANES INTRA ACTIVE Indicator for "other" benzo this is important for another medication coded here!!!!!
MRNON3 Nominal ANES INTRA ACTIVE Indicator for no muscle relaxant used this is a clinically impossible situation!!!!!
MRPAN3 Nominal ANES INTRA ACTIVE Indicator for pancuronium (MR)  
MRVEC3 Nominal ANES INTRA ACTIVE Indicator for vecuronium (MR)  
MRPIP3 Nominal ANES INTRA ACTIVE Indicator for pipcuronium (MR)  
MROTH3 Nominal ANES INTRA ACTIVE Indicator for other MR  
VOLNON3 Nominal ANES INTRA ACTIVE Indicator for no volatile agent used  
VOLISO3 Nominal ANES INTRA ACTIVE Indicator for isoflurane (Vol agnt)  
VOLENF3 Nominal ANES INTRA ACTIVE Indicator for enflurane (Vol agnt)  
VOLHAL3 Nominal ANES INTRA ACTIVE Indicator for halothane (Vol agnt)  
VOLOTH3 Nominal ANES INTRA ACTIVE Indicator for other Vol agent (see other8 for text)  
WEIGHT3 Continuous OUTC POST ACTIVE body weight from anesthesia record some variation from weight1
NARCS Nominal ANES INTRA DELETE combination variable for types of narcotics used From maureens sas code
BENZOS Nominal ANES INTRA DELETE combination variable for types of benzos used From maureens sas code
MSCL Nominal ANES INTRA DELETE combination variable for types of MR's used From maureens sas code
VOLATS Nominal ANES INTRA DELETE combination variable for types of vol agents used From maureens sas code
TOT_NARC Continuous ANES INTRA ACTIVE actual number of narcs used  
TOT_BENZ Continuous ANES INTRA ACTIVE actual number of benzos used  
TOT_MSCL Continuous ANES INTRA ACTIVE actual number of MR's used  
TOT_VOLS Continuous ANES INTRA ACTIVE actual number of vol agents used  
OTHER5 Nominal ANES INTRA ACTIVE text for other type of narcotic  
OTHER6 Nominal ANES INTRA ACTIVE text for other type of benzo this includes propofol, important variable
OTHER7 Nominal ANES INTRA ACTIVE text for other type of MR  
ALFCHAR Nominal ANES INTRA ACTIVE indicator for alfentanil (narc) infusion used at one FT center important since no total dose but is FT specific
NARCGRP Nominal ANES INTRA ACTIVE grouping 1=alfenta 2=sufenta 3=fentanyl (primary technique) based on grouping patients with low doses of a second narcotic
PROPCHAR Nominal ANES INTRA ACTIVE indicator for propofol use from other6 text field  
BENZGRP Nominal ANES INTRA ACTIVE indicator based on propofol vs. benzo but not sure of grouping!! I'm do a cross tab with BENZO var
MSCLGRP Nominal ANES INTRA ACTIVE indicator based on combos of MR's, not sure I'm doing a cross tab with MSCL
CPBDUR Continuous OUTC INTRA ACTIVE duration of cardiopulmonary bypass inserted as a risk surrogate for the abstract only
LOGCPB Continuous C ALL DELETE log transform  
NARCGRP2 Nominal ANES INTRA ACTIVE 4 level vs. 3 level, not sure why surely based on last minute groupings to simplify abstract
BENZGRP2 Nominal ANES INTRA ACTIVE 4 level vs. 3 level, not sure why surely based on last minute groupings to simplify abstract
MSCLGRP2 Nominal ANES INTRA ACTIVE 4 level vs. 3 level, not sure why surely based on last minute groupings to simplify abstract
VOLGRP2 Nominal ANES INTRA ACTIVE 3 level, not sure why surely based on last minute groupings to simplify abstract
             

Last Updated on 8/23/99
By Martin J. London, M.D.