HL7 Terminology (THO)
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ValueSet: PersonDisabilityType

Official URL: http://terminology.hl7.org/ValueSet/v3-PersonDisabilityType Version: 2.0.0
Active as of 2014-03-26 Computable Name: PersonDisabilityType
Other Identifiers: id: urn:oid:2.16.840.1.113883.1.11.295

A code identifying a person’s disability.


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 includes codes based on the following rules:



This value set contains 10 concepts

  1http://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/v3-PersonDisabilityTypeVision impaired

Vision impaired

  2http://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/v3-PersonDisabilityTypeHearing impaired

Hearing impaired

  3http://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/v3-PersonDisabilityTypeSpeech impaired

Speech impaired

  4http://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/v3-PersonDisabilityTypeMentally impaired

Mentally impaired

  5http://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/v3-PersonDisabilityTypeMobility impaired
  CBhttp://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/v3-PersonDisabilityTypeRequires crib

A crib is required to move the person

  CRhttp://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/v3-PersonDisabilityTypeRequires crutches

Person requires crutches to ambulate

  Ghttp://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/v3-PersonDisabilityTypeRequires gurney

A gurney is required to move the person

  WChttp://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/v3-PersonDisabilityTypeRequires wheelchair

Person requires a wheelchair to be ambulatory

  WKhttp://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/v3-PersonDisabilityTypeRequires walker

Person requires a walker to ambulate

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


2022-10-18reviseMarc DuteauTSMGFixing missing metadata; up-349
2020-05-06reviseTed KleinVocabulary WGMigrated to the UTG maintenance environment and publishing tooling.
2014-03-26reviseVocabulary (Woody Beeler) (no record of original request)2014T1_2014-03-26_001283 (RIM release ID)Lock all vaue sets untouched since 2014-03-26 to trackingId 2014T1_2014_03_26