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Patient gender


Data Element ID: DE42
Name: Patient gender
Version: Hospital Version 1.1, Hospital Version 1.2
Data Element ISO Name: Patient-Gender,CD
Definition: The patient's documented gender on arrival at the hospital.
Question: Patient's Gender:
Multiple Choice: No
Form Name: Healthcare Event Reporting Form (HERF)
Setting: Hospitals, including outpatient pharmacies and outpatient departments located within the hospital
Comments: None defined at this time
Description of Change: N/A
Go-To Logic: Refer to Common Formats Flow Charts
Guide For Use: Answer this question only if you are reporting an incident.
Format: N/A
HL7 Data Type: Concept Descriptor (CD)
Data Type: Character
Maximum Length: 3
Answer Code Answer ID Answer Value Code System Code System Name
M a Male 2.16.840.1.113883.5.1 HL7 Administrative Gender
F b Female 2.16.840.1.113883.5.1 HL7 Administrative Gender
UNK c Unknown 2.16.840.1.113883.5.1008 HL7 NullFlavor
Effective Date: 03/31/2010
Until Date: - -
Update Date: - -
Source: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
Submitting Organization: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)
Date of Submission: - -
Responsible Organization: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)
Creator: Amy Helwig, MD, MS
Data Steward: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)
References: No specific reference at this time
Rationale for Change: N/A
Administrative Status: Final
Administrative Status Date: 03/31/2010
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