SEXUAL ORIENTATION (CURRENT)

Format/Length:an1
National Codes:See SEXUAL ORIENTATION CODE 
Default Codes:9 - Unknown

Notes:
SEXUAL ORIENTATION (CURRENT) is the same as attribute SEXUAL ORIENTATION CODE.

SEXUAL ORIENTATION (CURRENT) is the current SEXUAL ORIENTATION of a PERSON.

For the purposes of the GUMCAD Sexually Transmitted Infection Surveillance System Data Set, National Codes '4 PERSON asked and does not know or is not sure' and 'Z Not Stated (PERSON asked but declined to provide a response)' cannot be used.

National Codes 4 and Z should be mapped to '9 Unknown' for central reporting purposes.

SEXUAL ORIENTATION (CURRENT) will be replaced with PERSON STATED SEXUAL ORIENTATION CODE, which is the most recent approved national information standard to describe the required definition.

 

This data element is also known by these names:
ContextAlias
pluralSEXUAL ORIENTATIONS (CURRENT)

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