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ValueSet: hl7VS-religion2

Official URL: http://terminology.hl7.org/ValueSet/v2-0006 Version: 2.0.0
Active as of 2019-12-01 Responsible: HL7, Inc Computable Name: Hl7VSReligion2
Other Identifiers: : urn:oid:2.16.840.1.113883.21.9

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Value Set of codes that specify a person’s religion.


This value set is not used here; it may be used elsewhere (e.g. specifications and/or implementations that use this content)

Logical Definition (CLD)



This value set contains 95 concepts

Expansion based on religion2 v2.2.0 (CodeSystem)

All codes in this table are from the system http://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/v2-0006

MChurch of Latter Day Saints (Mormon)Church of Latter Day Saints (Mormon)
BMABuddhist: MahayanaBuddhist: Mahayana
BTHBuddhist: TheravadaBuddhist: Theravada
BTABuddhist: TantrayanaBuddhist: Tantrayana
BOTBuddhist: OtherBuddhist: Other
CFRChinese Folk ReligionistChinese Folk Religionist
ABCChristian: American Baptist ChurchChristian: American Baptist Church
AMTChristian: African Methodist EpiscopalChristian: African Methodist Episcopal
AMEChristian: African Methodist Episcopal ZionChristian: African Methodist Episcopal Zion
ANGChristian: AnglicanChristian: Anglican
AOGChristian: Assembly of GodChristian: Assembly of God
BAPChristian: BaptistChristian: Baptist
CRRChristian: Christian ReformedChristian: Christian Reformed
CHSChristian: Christian ScienceChristian: Christian Science
CMAChristian: Christian Missionary AllianceChristian: Christian Missionary Alliance
COCChristian: Church of ChristChristian: Church of Christ
COGChristian: Church of GodChristian: Church of God
COIChristian: Church of God in ChristChristian: Church of God in Christ
COMChristian: CommunityChristian: Community
COLChristian: CongregationalChristian: Congregational
EOTChristian: Eastern OrthodoxChristian: Eastern Orthodox
EVCChristian: Evangelical ChurchChristian: Evangelical Church
EPIChristian: EpiscopalianChristian: Episcopalian
FWBChristian: Free Will BaptistChristian: Free Will Baptist
FRQChristian: FriendsChristian: Friends
FULChristian: Full GospelChristian: Full Gospel
GREChristian: Greek OrthodoxChristian: Greek Orthodox
JWNChristian: Jehovah's WitnessChristian: Jehovah's Witness
MOMChristian: Latter-day SaintsChristian: Latter-day Saints
LUTChristian: LutheranChristian: Lutheran
LMSChristian: Lutheran Missouri SynodChristian: Lutheran Missouri Synod
MENChristian: MennoniteChristian: Mennonite
METChristian: MethodistChristian: Methodist
NAZChristian: Church of the NazareneChristian: Church of the Nazarene
ORTChristian: OrthodoxChristian: Orthodox
PENChristian: PentecostalChristian: Pentecostal
COPChristian: Other PentecostalChristian: Other Pentecostal
PREChristian: PresbyterianChristian: Presbyterian
PROChristian: ProtestantChristian: Protestant
PRCChristian: Other ProtestantChristian: Other Protestant
QUAChristian: FriendsChristian: Friends
RECChristian: Reformed ChurchChristian: Reformed Church
REOChristian: Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ-LDSChristian: Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ-LDS
CATChristian: Roman CatholicChristian: Roman Catholic
SAAChristian: Salvation ArmyChristian: Salvation Army
SEVChristian: Seventh Day AdventistChristian: Seventh Day Adventist
SOUChristian: Southern BaptistChristian: Southern Baptist
UCCChristian: United Church of ChristChristian: United Church of Christ
UMDChristian: United MethodistChristian: United Methodist
UNIChristian: UnitarianChristian: Unitarian
UNUChristian: Unitarian UniversalistChristian: Unitarian Universalist
WESChristian: WesleyanChristian: Wesleyan
WMCChristian: Wesleyan MethodistChristian: Wesleyan Methodist
COTChristian: OtherChristian: Other
DOCDisciples of ChristDisciples of Christ
ERLEthnic ReligionistEthnic Religionist
HSHHindu: ShaivitesHindu: Shaivites
HVAHindu: VaishnavitesHindu: Vaishnavites
HOTHindu: OtherHindu: Other
JCOJewish: ConservativeJewish: Conservative
JORJewish: OrthodoxJewish: Orthodox
JRCJewish: ReconstructionistJewish: Reconstructionist
JRFJewish: ReformJewish: Reform
JRNJewish: RenewalJewish: Renewal
JOTJewish: OtherJewish: Other
MSHMuslim: ShiiteMuslim: Shiite
MSUMuslim: SunniMuslim: Sunni
MOTMuslim: OtherMuslim: Other
NAMNative AmericanNative American
NRLNew ReligionistNew Religionist

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
System 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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