Common Data Models Harmonization
1.0.0 - STU 1 Publication

Common Data Models Harmonization, published by HL7 International - Biomedical Research and Regulation Work Group. This is not an authorized publication; it is the continuous build for version 1.0.0). This version is based on the current content of and changes regularly. See the Directory of published versions

ValueSet: PCORNet Sexual Orientation


Defining URL:
Title:PCORNet Sexual Orientation
Status:Active as of 9/6/21

The PCORNet Sexual Orientation Codes contains the codes to be used by PCORNet data marts.

Publisher:HL7 International - Biomedical Research and Regulation Work Group

Used by permission of HL7, all rights reserved Creative Commons License

Source Resource:XML / JSON / Turtle


Logical Definition (CLD)



This value set contains 13 concepts

Expansion based on PCORNet Sexual Orientation Codes v1.0.0 (CodeSystem)

All codes in this table are from the system

ASAsexualPerson has an Asexual orientation.
BIBisexualPerson has a Bisexual orientation.
GAGayPerson has a Gay sexual orientation.
LELesbianPerson has a Lesbian sexual orientation.
QUQueerPerson has a Queer sexual orientation.
QSQuestioningPerson has a sexual orientation of Questioning.
STStraightPerson has a Straight sexual orientation.
SESomething ElsePerson has sexual orientation of Something Else.
MUMultiple Sexual OrientationsPerson has Multiple sexual orientations.
DCDecline to AnswerPerson has declined to answer about their sexual orientataion.
NINo InformationThere is no information about the Persons sexual orientation
UNUnknownPersons sexual orientation is unknown.
OTOtherPersons sexual orientation is Other.

Explanation of the columns that may appear on this page:

Level A few code lists that FHIR defines are hierarchical - each code is assigned a level. In this scheme, some codes are under other codes, and imply that the code they are under also applies
Source The source of the definition of the code (when the value set draws in codes defined elsewhere)
Code The code (used as the code in the resource instance)
Display The display (used in the display element of a Coding). If there is no display, implementers should not simply display the code, but map the concept into their application
Definition An explanation of the meaning of the concept
Comments Additional notes about how to use the code