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See the Directory of published versions icon CodeSystem http://hl7.org/fhir/gender-identity

Patient Administration icon Work Group Maturity Level: 0Informative Use Context: Not Intended for Production use, Not Intended for Production use

This is a code system defined by the FHIR project.


Defining URL:http://hl7.org/fhir/gender-identity

This example code system defines a set of codes that can be used to indicate a individual's gender identity.

Committee:Patient Administration icon Work Group
OID:2.16.840.1.113883.4.642.4.973 (for OID based terminology systems)
Flags:Experimental, CaseSensitive, Complete

This Code system is not currently used

This code system http://hl7.org/fhir/gender-identity defines the following codes:

non-binary Non-binarythe individual identifies with neither/both female and malebtn btn
male Malethe individual identifies as malebtn btn
female Femalethe individual identifies as femalebtn btn
other Otherother gender identitybtn btn
non-disclose Does not wish to disclosethe individual does not wish to disclose their gender identitybtn btn


See the full registry of code systems defined as part of FHIR.

Explanation of the columns that may appear on this page:

LevelA few code lists that FHIR defines are hierarchical - each code is assigned a level. See Code System for further information.
SourceThe source of the definition of the code (when the value set draws in codes defined elsewhere)
CodeThe code (used as the code in the resource instance). If the code is in italics, this indicates that the code is not selectable ('Abstract')
DisplayThe 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
DefinitionAn explanation of the meaning of the concept
CommentsAdditional notes about how to use the code