Patient ethnicity
Name PatientEthnicity
Chapter MINAP/Demographics
The patient's ethnic group as perceived by the patient. This field replaces 1.12. It is similar to original V6 except that option 4. Oriental in V6 no longer excist
Data Type Categorical
Data sources MINAP
Repeated No
Valid event date range 01/01/2003 - 08/06/2009
Agreed 01/12/2010 (Revision 9.1)
Category DefinitionNotes
1 White Includes British, Irish, any other White background
2 Black Includes Caribbean, African, Black British, any other Black background
3 Asian Includes Indian, Pakistani, Bangladeshi, Asian British, any other Asian background.
5 Mixed Includes White and Black Caribbean, White and Black African, White and Asian, any other mixed background
6 Not stated where the patient cannot or does not wish to state his / her ethnic background.
8 Other includes Chinese, any other ethnic background
9 Unknown
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