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Definition:Ethnicity is a term that extends the concept of race. The coding of ethnicity is aligned with public health and other federal reporting standards of the CDC and the Census Bureau
Constraints:C154-[DE-1.11-1] Ethnicity SHALL be coded as specified in HITSP/C80 Section Ethnicity

Value Set

Ethnicity Value Set

Definition:Ethnicity is always reported at the discretion of the person for whom this attribute is reported, and reporting must be completed according to Federal guidelines for ethnicity reporting. Any code descending from the Ethnicity concept (2133-7) in that code may be used in the exchange
Code System Name:Race and Ethnicity Code Sets
Code System Source:Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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