ETHNIC CATEGORY

The 16+1 ethnic data categories defined in the 2001 census is the national mandatory standard for the collection and analysis of ethnicity.

Format / Length

an2

Description

ETHNIC CATEGORY is the same as attribute ETHNIC CATEGORY CODE 2001.

The 16+1 ethnic data categories defined in the 2001 census is the national mandatory standard for the collection and analysis of ethnicity.

The national code must be transmitted as the first character in the 2 character field. The second character is optional for use locally. It must, however, be able to be grouped consistently with the 16 main categories.

National code Z should be used where the PERSON  has been given the opportunity to state their ETHNIC CATEGORY  but chose not to. Default code 99 should be used where the PERSON's ETHNIC CATEGORY  is not known.

Note: for the Stop Smoking Services Quarterly Data Set  default code 99 'Not Known' is not valid.

National Codes

Code Description
NWDS

 ID:

PETH

NWDS

 Field Name:

Ethnic Category

ESR

 Field Name:

Ethnic Origin

Default Codes

Code Description

99

Not known

Also Known As

This data element is also known by these names:

Context Alias
Plural ETHNIC CATEGORIES

Where Used

Type Link How used
Data Set Chlamydia Testing Activity Data Set references in description ETHNIC CATEGORY
Data Set Community Services Data Set references in description ETHNIC CATEGORY
Data Set HIV and AIDS Reporting Data Set references in description ETHNIC CATEGORY
Data Set Sexual and Reproductive Health Activity Data Set references in description ETHNIC CATEGORY
Data Set Improving Access to Psychological Therapies Data Set references in description ETHNIC CATEGORY
Data Set Mental Health Services Data Set references in description ETHNIC CATEGORY
Data Set Diagnostic Imaging Data Set references in description ETHNIC CATEGORY
Data Set GUMCAD Sexually Transmitted Infection Surveillance System Data Set references in description ETHNIC CATEGORY
Data Set Cancer Outcomes and Services Data Set - Core references in description ETHNIC CATEGORY
Data Set National Workforce Data Set references in description ETHNIC CATEGORY
Data Set CDS V6-2-2 Type 011 - Emergency Care CDS references in description ETHNIC CATEGORY
Data Set CDS V6-2 Type 200 - Admitted Patient Care - Unfinished Delivery Episode CDS references in description ETHNIC CATEGORY
Data Set CDS V6-2 Type 170 - Admitted Patient Care - Detained and or Long Term Psychiatric Census CDS references in description ETHNIC CATEGORY
Data Set CDS V6-2 Type 021 - Future Outpatient CDS references in description ETHNIC CATEGORY
Data Set CDS V6-2 Type 180 - Admitted Patient Care - Unfinished Birth Episode CDS references in description ETHNIC CATEGORY
Data Set CDS V6-2 Type 160 - Admitted Patient Care - Other Delivery Event CDS references in description ETHNIC CATEGORY
Data Set CDS V6-2 Type 020 - Outpatient CDS references in description ETHNIC CATEGORY
Data Set CDS V6-2 Type 130 - Admitted Patient Care - Finished General Episode CDS references in description ETHNIC CATEGORY
Data Set CDS V6-2 Type 190 - Admitted Patient Care - Unfinished General Episode CDS references in description ETHNIC CATEGORY
Data Set CDS V6-2 Type 150 - Admitted Patient Care - Other Birth Event CDS references in description ETHNIC CATEGORY
Data Set CDS V6-2-1 Type 011 - Emergency Care CDS references in description ETHNIC CATEGORY
Data Set CDS V6-2 Type 140 - Admitted Patient Care - Finished Delivery Episode CDS references in description ETHNIC CATEGORY
Data Set CDS V6-2 Type 010 - Accident and Emergency CDS references in description ETHNIC CATEGORY
Data Set CDS V6-2 Type 120 - Admitted Patient Care - Finished Birth Episode CDS references in description ETHNIC CATEGORY
Data Set NHS Continuing Healthcare Patient Level Data Set references in description ETHNIC CATEGORY
Data Set Patient Level Contract Monitoring Data Set references in description ETHNIC CATEGORY
Data Set Stop Smoking Services Quarterly Data Set references in description ETHNIC CATEGORY
XML Schema Constraint Cancer Outcomes and Services Data Set XML Schema Constraints references in description ETHNIC CATEGORY
XML Schema Constraint Commissioning Data Set Version 6-2 XML Schema Constraints references in description ETHNIC CATEGORY
XML Schema Constraint Commissioning Data Set Version 6-2-1 XML Schema Constraints references in description ETHNIC CATEGORY
XML Schema Constraint Commissioning Data Set Version 6-2-2 XML Schema Constraints references in description ETHNIC CATEGORY
XML Schema Constraint Community Services Data Set Constraints references in description ETHNIC CATEGORY
XML Schema Constraint Diagnostic Imaging Data Set XML Schema Constraints references in description ETHNIC CATEGORY
Data Element ETHNIC CATEGORY references in description ETHNIC CATEGORY
XML Schema Constraint HIV and AIDS Reporting Data Set XML Schema Constraints references in description ETHNIC CATEGORY
XML Schema Constraint Improving Access to Psychological Therapies Data Set Constraints references in description ETHNIC CATEGORY
XML Schema Constraint Mental Health Services Data Set Constraints references in description ETHNIC CATEGORY