Field code P_ETHN
Field description Patient ethnic group
Field type Alphanumeric Length: 4
Field rule

AFNA = African: North Africa AFSS = African: Sub-Saharan Africa ASSW = Asian: Southwest Asia (Middle East, Turkey) ASSO = Asian: Southern Asia (India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Bhutan, Nepal) ASCE = Asian: Central Asia (Eastern Russia, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan) ASSE = Asian: Southeast Asia (China, Mongolia, Burma, Laos, Cambodia, Thailand, Vietnam, Taiwan) ASNE = Asian: North and Northeast Asia (Japan, North Korea, South Korea) ASOC = Asian: Oceania (Pacific Islands excluding Japan, Australia, Taiwan, Sakhalin, Aleutian Islands) CAEU = Caucasian: Mainland Europe, Greenland, Iceland, Western Russia CAER = Caucasian: Eastern Russia CANA = Caucasian: North America (USA, Canada, Mexico) CAAU = Caucasian: Australia (Australia, New Zealand) HICA = Hispanic: Central America, Caribbean HISA = Hispanic: South America MX = Mixed / multiple OT = Other (e.g. Australian Aborigine) UK = Unknown

NOTE: all four character codes may be abbreviated to the first two characters (i.e. AF = African, etc.)

Dictionary field Ethnicity (Ethnic group)
EMDIS messages PAT_UPD
WMDA XML fields related to dictionary field ETHN