Ethnic group (secondary care)
Name ethnic_hes
Chapter Demographics/Ethnicity
Self-reported ethnic group of patient, categorised by 2001 Census categories,

recorded in HES.
Data Type Categorical
Data sources HES
Repeated No
Valid event date range 01/01/1996 - 31/08/2010
Agreed 02.03.2011 (Revision 1)
Category Definition
0 White
1 Mixed
2 Black African
3 Black Caribbean
4 Other Black
5 Indian
6 Pakistani
7 Bangladeshi
8 Other Asian
9 Other Ethnic Group
10 Unknown
As supplied by CPRD in the CPRD / HES linked dataset. A single ethnicity record per patient, consolidated from all admissions. The most common ethnicity is used if more than one is recorded.
Codelist version
Codelist authors
Creation date
Warning! Unless explicitly noted otherwise, three-digit ICD10/OPCS4 codes also include all codes below them.
Category (code) ICD10 code ICD10 term
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