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1.0.0 - Publication

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Ethnicity - JSON Representation

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{
  "resourceType" : "ValueSet",
  "id" : "v3-Ethnicity",
  "language" : "en",
  "text" : {
    "status" : "generated",
    "div" : "<div xmlns=\"http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml\" xml:lang=\"en\" lang=\"en\"><h2>Ethnicity</h2><div><p>In the United States, federal standards for classifying data on ethnicity determine the categories used by federal agencies and exert a strong influence on categorization by state and local agencies and private sector organizations. The federal standards do not conceptually define ethnicity, and they recognize the absence of an anthropological or scientific basis for ethnicity classification. Instead, the federal standards acknowledge that ethnicity is a social-political construct in which an individual's own identification with a particular ethnicity is preferred to observer identification. The standards specify two minimum ethnicity categories: Hispanic or Latino, and Not Hispanic or Latino. The standards define a Hispanic or Latino as a person of &quot;Mexican, Puerto Rican, Cuban, South or Central America, or other Spanish culture or origin, regardless of race.&quot; The standards stipulate that ethnicity data need not be limited to the two minimum categories, but any expansion must be collapsible to those categories. In addition, the standards stipulate that an individual can be Hispanic or Latino or can be Not Hispanic or Latino, but cannot be both.</p>\n</div><p>This value set includes codes based on the following rules:</p><ul><li>Include these codes as defined in <a href=\"CodeSystem-v3-Ethnicity.html\"><code>http://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/v3-Ethnicity</code></a><table class=\"none\"><tr><td style=\"white-space:nowrap\"><b>Code</b></td><td><b>Display</b></td></tr><tr><td><a href=\"CodeSystem-v3-Ethnicity.html#v3-Ethnicity-2186-5\">2186-5</a></td><td>Not Hispanic or Latino</td><td>Note that this term remains in the table for completeness, even though within HL7, the notion of &quot;not otherwise coded&quot; term is deprecated.</td></tr></table></li><li>Import all the codes that are contained in <a href=\"ValueSet-v3-EthnicityHispanic.html\">http://terminology.hl7.org/ValueSet/v3-EthnicityHispanic</a></li></ul></div>"
  },
  "url" : "http://terminology.hl7.org/ValueSet/v3-Ethnicity",
  "identifier" : [
    {
      "system" : "urn:ietf:rfc:3986",
      "value" : "urn:oid:2.16.840.1.113883.1.11.15836"
    }
  ],
  "version" : "2.0.0",
  "name" : "Ethnicity",
  "title" : "Ethnicity",
  "status" : "active",
  "date" : "2014-03-26T00:00:00-04:00",
  "description" : "In the United States, federal standards for classifying data on ethnicity determine the categories used by federal agencies and exert a strong influence on categorization by state and local agencies and private sector organizations. The federal standards do not conceptually define ethnicity, and they recognize the absence of an anthropological or scientific basis for ethnicity classification. Instead, the federal standards acknowledge that ethnicity is a social-political construct in which an individual's own identification with a particular ethnicity is preferred to observer identification. The standards specify two minimum ethnicity categories: Hispanic or Latino, and Not Hispanic or Latino. The standards define a Hispanic or Latino as a person of \"Mexican, Puerto Rican, Cuban, South or Central America, or other Spanish culture or origin, regardless of race.\" The standards stipulate that ethnicity data need not be limited to the two minimum categories, but any expansion must be collapsible to those categories. In addition, the standards stipulate that an individual can be Hispanic or Latino or can be Not Hispanic or Latino, but cannot be both.",
  "compose" : {
    "include" : [
      {
        "system" : "http://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/v3-Ethnicity",
        "concept" : [
          {
            "code" : "2186-5"
          }
        ]
      },
      {
        "valueSet" : [
          "http://terminology.hl7.org/ValueSet/v3-EthnicityHispanic"
        ]
      }
    ]
  }
}