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Race or Ethnicity Code

Name:Race or Ethnicity Code
Type:Data Element
Definition:Code indicating the racial or ethnic background of a person.
Data Element Reference Number:1109
Permissible Values:
Code / Value Meaning Meaning Definition Text
7 Not Provided Not Provided
8 Not Applicable Not Provided
A Asian or Pacific Islander Not Provided
B Black Not Provided
C Caucasian Not Provided
D Subcontinent Asian American Not Provided
E Other Race or Ethnicity Not Provided
F Asian Pacific American Not Provided
G Native American Not Provided
H Hispanic Not Provided
I American Indian or Alaskan Native Not Provided
J Native Hawaiian Not Provided
N Black (Non-Hispanic) Not Provided
O White (Non-Hispanic) Not Provided
P Pacific Islander Not Provided
Z Mutually Defined Not Provided
Registration Authority:Accredited Standards Committee X12
Source:Accredited Standards Committee X12
Submitting Organization: Washington Publishing Company
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