PDS ETHNIC CATEGORY CODE

PDS ETHNIC CATEGORY CODE is the coded value for the ethnicity of a PERSON recorded on the Personal Demographics Service.

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Description

PDS ETHNIC CATEGORY CODE is based on the attribute ETHNIC CATEGORY CODE 2001

PDS ETHNIC CATEGORY CODE is the coded value for the ethnicity of a PERSON  recorded on the Personal Demographics Service.

This item is not referenced in a data set in the NHS Data Model and Dictionary. It has been retained for information.

A

British, Mixed British

B

Irish

C

Any other White background

C2

Northern Irish

C3

Other white, white unspecified

CA

English

CB

Scottish

CC

Welsh

CD

Cornish

CE

Cypriot (part not stated)

CF

Greek

CG

Greek Cypriot

CH

Turkish

CJ

Turkish Cypriot

CK

Italian

CL

Irish Traveller

CM

Traveller

CN

Gypsy/Romany

CP

Polish

CQ

All republics which made up the former USSR

CR

Kosovan

CS

Albanian

CT

Bosnian

CU

Croatian

CV

Serbian

CW

Other republics which made up the former Yugoslavia

CX

Mixed white

CY

Other white European, European unspecified, European mixed

D

White and Black Caribbean

E

White and Black African

F

White and Asian

G

Any other mixed background

GA

Black and Asian

GB

Black and Chinese

GC

Black and White

GD

Chinese and White

GE

Asian and Chinese

GF

Other Mixed, Mixed Unspecified

H

Indian or British Indian

J

Pakistani or British Pakistani

K

Bangladeshi or British Bangladeshi

L

Any other Asian background

LA

Mixed Asian

LB

Punjabi

LC

Kashmiri

LD

East African Asian

LE

Sri Lanka

LF

Tamil

LG

Sinhalese

LH

British Asian

LJ

Caribbean Asian

LK

Other Asian, Asian unspecified

M

Caribbean

N

African

P

Any other Black background

PA

Somali

PB

Mixed Black

PC

Nigerian

PD

Black British

PE

Other Black, Black unspecified

R

Chinese

S

Any other ethnic group

SA

Vietnamese

SB

Japanese

SC

Filipino

SD

Malaysian

SE

Any Other Group

Z

Not stated

Permitted National Codes

Code Description

A

British, Mixed British

B

Irish

C

Any other White background

C2

Northern Irish

C3

Other white, white unspecified

CA

English

CB

Scottish

CC

Welsh

CD

Cornish

CE

Cypriot (part not stated)

CF

Greek

CG

Greek Cypriot

CH

Turkish

CJ

Turkish Cypriot

CK

Italian

CL

Irish Traveller

CM

Traveller

CN

Gypsy/Romany

CP

Polish

CQ

All republics which made up the former USSR

CR

Kosovan

CS

Albanian

CT

Bosnian

CU

Croatian

CV

Serbian

CW

Other republics which made up the former Yugoslavia

CX

Mixed white

CY

Other white European, European unspecified, European mixed

D

White and Black Caribbean

E

White and Black African

F

White and Asian

G

Any other mixed background

GA

Black and Asian

GB

Black and Chinese

GC

Black and White

GD

Chinese and White

GE

Asian and Chinese

GF

Other Mixed, Mixed Unspecified

H

Indian or British Indian

J

Pakistani or British Pakistani

K

Bangladeshi or British Bangladeshi

L

Any other Asian background

LA

Mixed Asian

LB

Punjabi

LC

Kashmiri

LD

East African Asian

LE

Sri Lanka

LF

Tamil

LG

Sinhalese

LH

British Asian

LJ

Caribbean Asian

LK

Other Asian, Asian unspecified

M

Caribbean

N

African

P

Any other Black background

PA

Somali

PB

Mixed Black

PC

Nigerian

PD

Black British

PE

Other Black, Black unspecified

R

Chinese

S

Any other ethnic group

SA

Vietnamese

SB

Japanese

SC

Filipino

SD

Malaysian

SE

Any Other Group

Z

Not stated

Also Known As

This data element is also known by these names:

Context Alias
Plural PDS ETHNIC CATEGORY CODES

Where Used

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