COUNTRY CODE (ORIGIN)

Format/Length:a3
National Codes: 
Default Codes:XXX - Unknown
ZZZ - Not stated (PERSON asked but declined to provide a response)

Notes:
COUNTRY CODE (ORIGIN) is the same as attribute COUNTRY CODE.

COUNTRY CODE (ORIGIN) is the PERSON's country of origin.

Refer to the ISO 3166-1 standard for actual list of alphabetic codes and countries. The alphabetic code to be used is the 3-char alphabetic code available on the International Organisation for Standardisation website https://www.iso.org/home.html. The 2-char alphabetic code must not be used.

For the Female Genital Mutilation Data Set, this is the country which the PATIENT believes reflects their cultural heritage.

 

This data element is also known by these names:
ContextAlias
pluralCOUNTRY CODES (ORIGIN)

ISO 9001 CERTIFICATION EUROPE