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Hispanic or Latino descent


Data Element ID: DE48
Name: Hispanic or Latino descent
Version: 1.1
Data Element ISO Name: Patient-Hispanic or Latino ethnicity,CD
Synonym: None defined at this time
Definition: Determination if the patient has Hispanic or Latino ethnicity.
Question: Is the patient´s ethnicity Hispanic or Latino?
Conditionality: Reserved for future use
Multiple Choice: Not Applicable
Form Name: Patient Information Form (PIF)
Data Set: Reserved for future use
Setting: Hospitals, including outpatient pharmacies and outpatient departments located within the hospital
Language: U.S. English
Comments: None defined at this time
Description of Change: Not applicable for this release
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: Not Applicable
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: 03/31/2010
Responsible Organization: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)
Creator: John C. Moquin
Data Steward: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)
References: No specific reference at this time
Rationale for Change: Not Applicable
Administrative Status: Final
Administrative Status Date: 03/31/2010
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