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1.11 Ethnicity

Name:1.11 Ethnicity
Type:Data Element
Source:Health Information Technology Standards Panel
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
Registration Authority:Health Information Technology Standards Panel
Effective Date:2010-01-25
Example:Ethnicity Example: <etnicityCode code-´2178-2´ displayName= ´Latin American´
Comment:Constraints: C154-[DE-1.11-1] Ethnicity SHALL be coded as specified in HITSP/C80 Section Ethnicity

CDA Data Location: cda:ethnicGroupCode/@code

O/R: O/N

Additional Specification:

*Optionality = “R” for Required, “R2” for Required if known, “O” for Optional and Repeat = “Y” for Yes or “N” for No
Administrative Note:Identifier: 2.16.840.1.113883.1.11.15836

Name: Ethnicity Value Set

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

URL: http://phinvads.cdc.gov/vads/ViewCodeSystemConcept.action?oid=2.16.840.1.113883.6.238&code=2133-7

Purpose: Demographic Information

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

Version: Unknown

Type: Intensional

Binding: Dynamic

Status: Active

Effective Date: Unknown

Expiration Date: N/A
Administrative Attributes
Responsible Organization:Health Information Technology Standards Panel
Submitting Organization:Health Information Technology Standards Panel
Steward Organization:Health Information Technology Standards Panel
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Value Domain:Ethnicity_VD2
Representational Form:null
Representational Layout:null
Minimum Size:0
Maximum Size:0
Unit of Measure:Not Provided
Unit of Measure Precision:0
Minimum Range:0
Maximum Range:0
Permissible Values for: 1.11 Ethnicity
Code / Value Meaning Meaning Definition Text
2135-2 Hispanic or Latino 2.16.840.1.113883.6.238
2137-8 Spaniard 2.16.840.1.113883.6.238
2138-6 Andalusian 2.16.840.1.113883.6.238
2139-4 Asturian 2.16.840.1.113883.6.238
2140-2 Castillian 2.16.840.1.113883.6.238
2141-0 Catalonian 2.16.840.1.113883.6.238
2142-8 Belearic Islander 2.16.840.1.113883.6.238
2143-6 Gallego 2.16.840.1.113883.6.238
2144-4 Valencian 2.16.840.1.113883.6.238
2145-1 Canarian 2.16.840.1.113883.6.238
2146-9 Spanish Basque 2.16.840.1.113883.6.238
2148-5 Mexican 2.16.840.1.113883.6.238
2149-3 Mexican American 2.16.840.1.113883.6.238
2150-1 Mexicano 2.16.840.1.113883.6.238
2151-9 Chicano 2.16.840.1.113883.6.238
2152-7 La Raza 2.16.840.1.113883.6.238
2153-5 Mexican American Indian 2.16.840.1.113883.6.238
2155-0 Central American 2.16.840.1.113883.6.238
2156-8 Costa Rican 2.16.840.1.113883.6.238
2157-6 Guatemalan 2.16.840.1.113883.6.238
2158-4 Honduran 2.16.840.1.113883.6.238
2159-2 Nicaraguan 2.16.840.1.113883.6.238
2160-0 Panamanian 2.16.840.1.113883.6.238
2161-8 Salvadoran 2.16.840.1.113883.6.238
2162-6 Central American Indian 2.16.840.1.113883.6.238
2163-4 Canal Zone 2.16.840.1.113883.6.238
2165-9 South American 2.16.840.1.113883.6.238
2166-7 Argentinean 2.16.840.1.113883.6.238
2167-5 Bolivian 2.16.840.1.113883.6.238
2168-3 Chilean 2.16.840.1.113883.6.238
2169-1 Colombian 2.16.840.1.113883.6.238
2170-9 Ecuadorian 2.16.840.1.113883.6.238
2171-7 Paraguayan 2.16.840.1.113883.6.238
2172-5 Peruvian 2.16.840.1.113883.6.238
2173-3 Uruguayan 2.16.840.1.113883.6.238
2174-1 Venezuelan 2.16.840.1.113883.6.238
2175-8 South American Indian 2.16.840.1.113883.6.238
2176-6 Criollo 2.16.840.1.113883.6.238
2178-2 Latin American 2.16.840.1.113883.6.238
2180-8 Puerto Rican 2.16.840.1.113883.6.238
2182-4 Cuban 2.16.840.1.113883.6.238
2184-0 Dominican 2.16.840.1.113883.6.238
2186-5 Not Hispanic or Latino 2.16.840.1.113883.6.238
Constraint Definition:Ethnicity SHALL be coded as specified in HITSP/C80 Section Ethnicity

There are no Conceptual Domains linked to 1.11 Ethnicity.

Relationship Organization Item
constrained by HITSP C154-[DE-1.11-1]   
Relationship Organization Item
is referenced in HITSP HITSP C154 Data Dictionary Component January 25, 2010 Version 1.0   
is a component of HITSP HITSP C168 Long Term and Post Acute Care Assessments Component V0.0.1 31 Jan 2010   
Relationship Organization Item
older or newer version of HITSP Ethnicity Compare these items   
older or newer version of HITSP Ethnicity Compare these items   
is utilized by HITSP Patient characteristics Compare these items   
is further defined by HITSP PID Ethnic group Compare these items   
Relationship Organization Item
is a member of S&I Person Information   
Relationship Organization Item
is a component of HITSP Hispanic Ethnicity   
Relationship Organization Item
is a component of HITSP 01. Personal Information   
describes HITSP Ethnicity Constraints   
is a component of HITSP C168 RULES FOR IMPLEMENTING   
Relationship Organization Item
utilizes HITSP Ethnicity_VD2   
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