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Data Element Name:  Patient Ethnicity
SPARCS Data Element Number:  19
Record Positions:  142 - 142 Format-Length:  A/N - 1
Effective Date:  1/1/2003 Revision Date:  January 2003

Definition:

The code which best describes the ethnic origin of the patient.

Codes and Values:
  1. "1"=Spanish/Hispanic Origin

    "2"=Not of Spanish/Hispanic Origin

    "9"=Unknown
Edit Applications:
  1. Must have been a valid entry.