HL7 Terminology
1.0.0 - Publication

This page is part of the HL7 Terminology (v1.0.0: Release) based on FHIR R4. The current version which supercedes this version is 5.2.0. For a full list of available versions, see the Directory of published versions



Defining URL:http://terminology.hl7.org/ValueSet/v3-MaritalStatus

The domestic partnership status of a person.

*Example:*Married, separated, divorced, widowed, common-law marriage.

OID:2.16.840.1.113883.1.11.12212 (for OID based terminology systems)
Source Resource:XML / JSON / Turtle


This value set is not used

Content Logical Definition

Logical Definition (CLD)



This value set contains 11 concepts

Expansion based on MaritalStatus v2.0.0 (CodeSystem)

All codes from system http://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/v3-MaritalStatus

0AAnnulledMarriage contract has been declared null and to not have existed
0DDivorcedMarriage contract has been declared dissolved and inactive
0IInterlocutorySubject to an Interlocutory Decree.
0LLegally Separated
0MMarriedA current marriage contract is active
1  CCommon Lawa marriage recognized in some jurisdictions and based on the parties' agreement to consider themselves married and can also be based on documentation of cohabitation. This definition was based on https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/common-law%20marriage.
0PPolygamousMore than 1 current spouse
0TDomestic partnerPerson declares that a domestic partner relationship exists.
0UunmarriedCurrently not in a marriage contract.
1  SNever MarriedNo marriage contract has ever been entered
0WWidowedThe spouse has died

Explanation of the columns that may appear on this page:

Level A few code lists that FHIR defines are hierarchical - each code is assigned a level. In this scheme, some codes are under other codes, and imply that the code they are under also applies
Source The source of the definition of the code (when the value set draws in codes defined elsewhere)
Code The code (used as the code in the resource instance)
Display The display (used in the display element of a Coding). If there is no display, implementers should not simply display the code, but map the concept into their application
Definition An explanation of the meaning of the concept
Comments Additional notes about how to use the code


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