COMMUNITY HEALTH INDEX NUMBER

The COMMUNITY HEALTH INDEX NUMBER (CHI NUMBER) uniquely identifies a PATIENT on the Community Health Index (Scotland) within the NHS in Scotland.

Description

The COMMUNITY HEALTH INDEX NUMBER  (CHI NUMBER) uniquely identifies a PATIENT  on the Community Health Index (Scotland) within the NHS in Scotland.  It is the equivalent of the NHS NUMBER  in England and Wales.

The COMMUNITY HEALTH INDEX NUMBER  is ten numeric digits in length, and is constructed as follows:

  • PERSON BIRTH DATE

     (in format DDMMYY);

  • two further digits;

  • a ninth digit which is always an even number for females and an odd number for males;

  • an arithmetical check digit.

Further information on the COMMUNITY HEALTH INDEX NUMBER  can be found at the ISD Scotland website.

Also Known As

This attribute is also known by these names:

Context Alias
Also known as CHI NUMBER
Plural COMMUNITY HEALTH INDEX NUMBERS

Where Used

Type Link How used
Class PATIENT has an attribute COMMUNITY HEALTH INDEX NUMBER of type COMMUNITY HEALTH INDEX NUMBER
Data Element COMMUNITY HEALTH INDEX NUMBER (BABY) is the data element of COMMUNITY HEALTH INDEX NUMBER
Data Element COMMUNITY HEALTH INDEX NUMBER is the data element of COMMUNITY HEALTH INDEX NUMBER
Data Element COMMUNITY HEALTH INDEX NUMBER (MOTHER) is the data element of COMMUNITY HEALTH INDEX NUMBER
Attribute COMMUNITY HEALTH INDEX NUMBER references in description COMMUNITY HEALTH INDEX NUMBER
Data Element COMMUNITY HEALTH INDEX NUMBER references in description COMMUNITY HEALTH INDEX NUMBER
Data Element COMMUNITY HEALTH INDEX NUMBER (BABY) references in description COMMUNITY HEALTH INDEX NUMBER
Data Element COMMUNITY HEALTH INDEX NUMBER (MOTHER) references in description COMMUNITY HEALTH INDEX NUMBER