HL7 Terminology (THO)
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This page is part of the HL7 Terminology (v3.1.0: 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

CodeSystem: MaritalStatus

Official URL: http://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/v3-MaritalStatus Version: 2.1.0
Active as of 2019-03-20 Responsible: Health Level 7 Computable Name: MaritalStatus
Other Identifiers: : urn:oid:2.16.840.1.113883.5.2

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Open Issue: The specific meanings of these codes can vary somewhat by jurisdiction and implementation so caution should be used when determining equivalency.

Open Issue: fixing and completion of the hierarchy and proper good definitions of all the concepts is badly needed.

This Code system is referenced in the content logical definition of the following value sets:


SpecializesCodingThe child code is a more narrow version of the concept represented by the parent code. I.e. Every child concept is also a valid parent concept. Used to allow determination of subsumption. Must be transitive, irreflexive, antisymmetric.
GeneralizesCodingInverse of Specializes. Only included as a derived relationship.
internalIdhttp://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/utg-concept-properties#v3-internal-idcodeThe internal identifier for the concept in the HL7 Access database repository.
statushttp://hl7.org/fhir/concept-properties#statuscodeDesignation of a concept's state. Normally is not populated unless the state is retired.

This code system http://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/v3-MaritalStatus defines the following codes:

1A AnnulledMarriage contract has been declared null and to not have existed12213active
1D DivorcedMarriage contract has been declared dissolved and inactive12214active
1I InterlocutorySubject to an Interlocutory Decree.12215active
1L Legally Separated12216active
1M MarriedA current marriage contract is active12217active
2  C Common 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.24122active
1P PolygamousMore than 1 current spouse12220active
1T Domestic partnerPerson declares that a domestic partner relationship exists.15981active
1U unmarriedCurrently not in a marriage contract.23624active
2  S Never MarriedNo marriage contract has ever been entered12218active
1W WidowedThe spouse has died12219active


2022-02-17 12:00:32+1100reviseGrahame GrieveVocabulary WGPopulate Missing caseSensitive property; UP-286
2020-05-06reviseTed KleinVocabulary WGMigrated to the UTG maintenance environment and publishing tooling.