HL7 Terminology (THO)
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CodeSystem: Standard Occupation Code

Official URL: http://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/soc Version: 2.0.1
Retired as of 2021-11-09 Responsible: TBD - External Body Computable Name: Soc
Other Identifiers: : urn:oid:2.16.840.1.113883.6.243

The Standard Occupational Classification (SOC) system is used by Federal statistical agencies to classify workers into occupational categories for the purpose of collecting, calculating, or disseminating data. All workers are classified into one of over 820 occupations according to their occupational definition. To facilitate classification, occupations are combined to form 23 major groups, 96 minor groups, and 449 broad occupations. Each broad occupation includes detailed occupation(s) requiring similar job duties, skills, education, or experience. This code system replaced the older FIPSPUB92, which was withdrawn in February 2005.

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

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

This code system http://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/soc defines many codes, but they are not represented here


History

DateActionCustodianAuthorComment
2022-07-22reviseTSMGJessica BotaAdd default value of TRUE for code systems missing caseSensitive element unless otherwise specified; UP-322
2021-11-09reviseHTAReuben DanielsCode System Metadata Record being retired;UP-251