US Core Implementation Guide
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Extension: US Core Race Extension

Official URL: http://hl7.org/fhir/us/core/StructureDefinition/us-core-race Version: 6.0.0
Active as of 2019-05-21 Computable Name: USCoreRaceExtension

Copyright/Legal: Used by permission of HL7 International, all rights reserved Creative Commons License

Concepts classifying the person into a named category of humans sharing common history, traits, geographical origin or nationality. The race codes used to represent these concepts are based upon the CDC Race and Ethnicity Code Set Version 1.0 which includes over 900 concepts for representing race and ethnicity of which 921 reference race. The race concepts are grouped by and pre-mapped to the 5 OMB race categories:

  • American Indian or Alaska Native
  • Asian
  • Black or African American
  • Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
  • White.

Complies with 2015 Edition Common Clinical Data Set for patient race.

Context of Use

This extension may be used on the following element(s):

  • Element ID Patient
  • Element ID RelatedPerson
  • Element ID Person
  • Element ID Practitioner
  • Element ID FamilyMemberHistory

Profile specific implementation guidance

  • This Complex Extension for race allows one or more race codes of which:
    • Must Support at least one code from OMB Race Categories
    • May include additional race codes from CDC Race Codes
    • Must include text description of race
  • A race search parameter has been defined for this extension. However, there are no race search requirements for the client or server.

Usage info

Usage:

Formal Views of Extension Content

Description of Profiles, Differentials, Snapshots, and how the XML and JSON presentations work.

This structure is derived from Extension

Summary

Complex Extension: Concepts classifying the person into a named category of humans sharing common history, traits, geographical origin or nationality. The race codes used to represent these concepts are based upon the [CDC Race and Ethnicity Code Set Version 1.0](http://www.cdc.gov/phin/resources/vocabulary/index.html) which includes over 900 concepts for representing race and ethnicity of which 921 reference race. The race concepts are grouped by and pre-mapped to the 5 OMB race categories: - American Indian or Alaska Native - Asian - Black or African American - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander - White.

This structure is derived from Extension

NameFlagsCard.TypeDescription & Constraintsdoco
.. Extension 0..1ExtensionUS Core Race Extension
... extension:ombCategory S0..5Extension(USCDI) American Indian or Alaska Native|Asian|Black or African American|Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander|White
.... url 1..1uri"ombCategory"
.... value[x] 1..1CodingValue of extension
Binding: OMB Race Categories (required): The 5 race category codes according to the OMB Standards for Maintaining, Collecting, and Presenting Federal Data on Race and Ethnicity, Statistical Policy Directive No. 15, as revised, October 30, 1997.

... extension:detailed 0..*ExtensionExtended race codes
.... url 1..1uri"detailed"
.... value[x] 1..1CodingValue of extension
Binding: Detailed Race (required)
... extension:text S1..1Extension(USCDI) Race Text
.... url 1..1uri"text"
.... value[x] 1..1stringValue of extension
... url 1..1uri"http://hl7.org/fhir/us/core/StructureDefinition/us-core-race"
... value[x] 0..0

doco Documentation for this format
NameFlagsCard.TypeDescription & Constraintsdoco
.. Extension 0..1ExtensionUS Core Race Extension
... id 0..1stringUnique id for inter-element referencing
... Slices for extension 0..*ExtensionAdditional content defined by implementations
Slice: Unordered, Open by value:url
... extension:ombCategory S0..5Extension(USCDI) American Indian or Alaska Native|Asian|Black or African American|Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander|White
.... id 0..1stringUnique id for inter-element referencing
.... extension 0..*ExtensionAdditional content defined by implementations
Slice: Unordered, Open by value:url
.... url 1..1uri"ombCategory"
.... value[x] 1..1CodingValue of extension
Binding: OMB Race Categories (required): The 5 race category codes according to the OMB Standards for Maintaining, Collecting, and Presenting Federal Data on Race and Ethnicity, Statistical Policy Directive No. 15, as revised, October 30, 1997.

... extension:detailed 0..*ExtensionExtended race codes
.... id 0..1stringUnique id for inter-element referencing
.... extension 0..*ExtensionAdditional content defined by implementations
Slice: Unordered, Open by value:url
.... url 1..1uri"detailed"
.... value[x] 1..1CodingValue of extension
Binding: Detailed Race (required)
... extension:text S1..1Extension(USCDI) Race Text
.... id 0..1stringUnique id for inter-element referencing
.... extension 0..*ExtensionAdditional content defined by implementations
Slice: Unordered, Open by value:url
.... url 1..1uri"text"
.... value[x] 1..1stringValue of extension
... url 1..1uri"http://hl7.org/fhir/us/core/StructureDefinition/us-core-race"

doco Documentation for this format

This structure is derived from Extension

Summary

Complex Extension: Concepts classifying the person into a named category of humans sharing common history, traits, geographical origin or nationality. The race codes used to represent these concepts are based upon the [CDC Race and Ethnicity Code Set Version 1.0](http://www.cdc.gov/phin/resources/vocabulary/index.html) which includes over 900 concepts for representing race and ethnicity of which 921 reference race. The race concepts are grouped by and pre-mapped to the 5 OMB race categories: - American Indian or Alaska Native - Asian - Black or African American - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander - White.

Differential View

This structure is derived from Extension

NameFlagsCard.TypeDescription & Constraintsdoco
.. Extension 0..1ExtensionUS Core Race Extension
... extension:ombCategory S0..5Extension(USCDI) American Indian or Alaska Native|Asian|Black or African American|Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander|White
.... url 1..1uri"ombCategory"
.... value[x] 1..1CodingValue of extension
Binding: OMB Race Categories (required): The 5 race category codes according to the OMB Standards for Maintaining, Collecting, and Presenting Federal Data on Race and Ethnicity, Statistical Policy Directive No. 15, as revised, October 30, 1997.

... extension:detailed 0..*ExtensionExtended race codes
.... url 1..1uri"detailed"
.... value[x] 1..1CodingValue of extension
Binding: Detailed Race (required)
... extension:text S1..1Extension(USCDI) Race Text
.... url 1..1uri"text"
.... value[x] 1..1stringValue of extension
... url 1..1uri"http://hl7.org/fhir/us/core/StructureDefinition/us-core-race"
... value[x] 0..0

doco Documentation for this format

Snapshot View

NameFlagsCard.TypeDescription & Constraintsdoco
.. Extension 0..1ExtensionUS Core Race Extension
... id 0..1stringUnique id for inter-element referencing
... Slices for extension 0..*ExtensionAdditional content defined by implementations
Slice: Unordered, Open by value:url
... extension:ombCategory S0..5Extension(USCDI) American Indian or Alaska Native|Asian|Black or African American|Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander|White
.... id 0..1stringUnique id for inter-element referencing
.... extension 0..*ExtensionAdditional content defined by implementations
Slice: Unordered, Open by value:url
.... url 1..1uri"ombCategory"
.... value[x] 1..1CodingValue of extension
Binding: OMB Race Categories (required): The 5 race category codes according to the OMB Standards for Maintaining, Collecting, and Presenting Federal Data on Race and Ethnicity, Statistical Policy Directive No. 15, as revised, October 30, 1997.

... extension:detailed 0..*ExtensionExtended race codes
.... id 0..1stringUnique id for inter-element referencing
.... extension 0..*ExtensionAdditional content defined by implementations
Slice: Unordered, Open by value:url
.... url 1..1uri"detailed"
.... value[x] 1..1CodingValue of extension
Binding: Detailed Race (required)
... extension:text S1..1Extension(USCDI) Race Text
.... id 0..1stringUnique id for inter-element referencing
.... extension 0..*ExtensionAdditional content defined by implementations
Slice: Unordered, Open by value:url
.... url 1..1uri"text"
.... value[x] 1..1stringValue of extension
... url 1..1uri"http://hl7.org/fhir/us/core/StructureDefinition/us-core-race"

doco Documentation for this format

 

Other representations of profile: CSV, Excel, Schematron

Terminology Bindings

PathConformanceValueSet
Extension.extension:ombCategory.value[x]requiredOmbRaceCategories
Extension.extension:detailed.value[x]requiredDetailedRace

Constraints

IdGradePath(s)DetailsRequirements
ele-1error**ALL** elementsAll FHIR elements must have a @value or children
: hasValue() or (children().count() > id.count())
ext-1error**ALL** extensionsMust have either extensions or value[x], not both
: extension.exists() != value.exists()