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Type:Patch
Reference:1431
Version No:1.0
Subject:Person Gender Data Elements
Effective Date:Immediate
Reason for Change:Patch
Publication Date:16 December 2013

Background:

This patch updates the NHS Data Model and Dictionary as follows:

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Summary of changes:

Attribute Definitions
PERSON GENDER CODE   Changed Description
 
Data Elements
PERSON GENDER CODE AT REGISTRATION   Changed Description
PERSON GENDER CODE CURRENT   Changed Description
PERSON GENDER CODE CURRENT (BABY)   Changed Description
PERSON GENDER CURRENT   Changed Description
PERSON GENDER CURRENT (BABY)   Changed Description
 

Date:16 December 2013
Sponsor:Richard Kavanagh, Head of Data Standards - Interoperability Specifications, Health and Social Care Information Centre

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PERSON GENDER CODE

Change to Attribute: Changed Description

The classification is phenotypical rather than genotypical, i.e. it does not provide codes for medical or scientific purposes.

Note that "0 Not Known" means that the sex of a PERSON has not been recorded. "9 Not Specified" means indeterminate, i.e. unable to be classified as either male or female.Notes:

  • National Code 'Not Known' means that the sex of a PERSON has not been recorded
  • National Code 'Not Specified' means indeterminate, i.e. unable to be classified as either male or female.

National Codes:

0Not Known
1Male
2Female
9Not Specified

Note:
This was e-GIF approved for use in NHS England.
e-GIF and the Government Data Standards Catalogue have been archived and are available for reference only.

 

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PERSON GENDER CODE AT REGISTRATION

Change to Data Element: Changed Description

Format/Length:an1
NWDS ID:PSEX
NWDS Field Name:Gender
National Codes:See PERSON GENDER CODE 
Default Codes: 

Notes:
PERSON GENDER CODE AT REGISTRATION is the same as attribute PERSON GENDER CODE.PERSON GENDER CODE AT REGISTRATION is the same as attribute PERSON GENDER CODE where the PERSON GENDER TYPE is National Code 'Person Gender at Registration'.

PERSON GENDER CODE AT REGISTRATION is a PERSON's gender at registration.PERSON GENDER CODE AT REGISTRATION is a PERSON's gender at the time the birth was registered.

PERSON GENDER CODE AT REGISTRATION is the same as PERSON GENDER CODE where the PERSON GENDER TYPE is National Code 'Person Gender at Registration'.Where the PERSON has undergone a Gender Reassignment under the Gender Recognition Act, they will change their legal gender.

National Code 'Not Known' is not a permitted value for the National Workforce Data Set.

 

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PERSON GENDER CODE AT REGISTRATION

Change to Data Element: Changed Description

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PERSON GENDER CODE CURRENT

Change to Data Element: Changed Description

Format/Length:an1
HES Item: 
National Codes:See PERSON GENDER CODE 
Default Codes: 

Notes:
PERSON GENDER CODE CURRENT is the same as attribute PERSON GENDER CODE.PERSON GENDER CODE CURRENT is the same as attribute PERSON GENDER CODE where the PERSON GENDER TYPE is National Code 'Person Gender Current'.

PERSON GENDER CODE CURRENT is a PERSON's gender currently.

PERSON GENDER CODE CURRENT is the same as PERSON GENDER CODE where the PERSON GENDER TYPE equals '02 - Person Gender Current'.

PERSON GENDER CODE CURRENT replaces PERSON GENDER CURRENT and should be used for all new and developing data sets and for XML messages.

 

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PERSON GENDER CODE CURRENT

Change to Data Element: Changed Description

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PERSON GENDER CODE CURRENT (BABY)

Change to Data Element: Changed Description

Format/Length:See PERSON GENDER CODE CURRENT 
Format/Length:an1
HES Item: 
National Codes:PERSON GENDER CODE
Default Codes: 

Notes:
PERSON GENDER CODE CURRENT (BABY) is the same as data element PERSON GENDER CODE CURRENT for the baby.

PERSON GENDER CODE CURRENT (BABY) replaces PERSON GENDER CURRENT (BABY) and should be used for all new and developing data sets and for XML messages.

 

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PERSON GENDER CODE CURRENT (BABY)

Change to Data Element: Changed Description

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PERSON GENDER CURRENT

Change to Data Element: Changed Description

Format/Length:1 numeric
HES Item: 
National Codes:See PERSON GENDER CODE 
Default Codes: 

Notes:
PERSON GENDER CURRENT is the same as attribute PERSON GENDER CODE.PERSON GENDER CURRENT is the same as attribute PERSON GENDER CODE where the PERSON GENDER TYPE is National Code 'Person Gender Current'.

PERSON GENDER CURRENT is a PERSON's gender currently.

PERSON GENDER CURRENT is the same as PERSON GENDER CODE where the PERSON GENDER TYPE equals '02 - Person Gender Current'.

PERSON GENDER CURRENT will be replaced with PERSON GENDER CODE CURRENT, which should be used for all new and developing systems and for XML messages.

 

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PERSON GENDER CURRENT (BABY)

Change to Data Element: Changed Description

Format/Length:See PERSON GENDER CURRENT 
HES Item: 
National Codes: 
National Codes:See PERSON GENDER CODE 
Default Codes: 

Notes:
PERSON GENDER CURRENT (BABY) is the same as data element PERSON GENDER CURRENT for the baby.

PERSON GENDER CURRENT (BABY) will be replaced with PERSON GENDER CODE CURRENT (BABY), which should be used for all new and developing data sets and for XML messages.

 

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PERSON GENDER CURRENT (BABY)

Change to Data Element: Changed Description

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