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Hispanic or Latino descent


Data Element ID: DE48
Name: Hispanic or Latino descent
Version: Hospital Version 1.1, Hospital Version 1.2
Data Element ISO Name: Patient-Hispanic or Latino ethnicity,CD
Definition: Determination if the patient has Hispanic or Latino ethnicity.
Question: Is the patient's ethnicity Hispanic or Latino?
Multiple Choice: No
Form Name: Patient Information Form (PIF)
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.
Select 'Yes' if the patient was of Cuban, Mexican, Puerto Rican, South or Central American, or other Spanish culture.
Select 'No' if the patient was not of Cuban, Mexican, Puerto Rican, South or Central American, or other Spanish culture.
Select 'Unknown' if the patient's Hispanic or Latino ethnicity was unknown.
Format: N/A
HL7 Data Type: Concept Descriptor (CD)
Data Type: Character
Maximum Length: 6
Answer Code Answer ID Answer Value Code System Code System Name
2135-2 a Hispanic or Latino 2.16.840.1.113883.6.238 CDC Race and Ethnicity
2186-5 b Not Hispanic or Latino 2.16.840.1.113883.6.238 CDC Race and Ethnicity
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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