HL7 Terminology (THO)
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ValueSet: hl7VS-religion2

Official URL: http://terminology.hl7.org/ValueSet/v2-0006 Version: 2.0.0
Active as of 2019-12-01 Responsible: HL7, Inc Computable Name: Hl7VSReligion2
Other Identifiers: : urn:oid:2.16.840.1.113883.21.9

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Value Set of codes that specify a person’s religion.


This value set is not used here; it may be used elsewhere (e.g. specifications and/or implementations that use this content)

Logical Definition (CLD)



This value set contains 95 concepts

Expansion based on religion2 v2.2.0 (CodeSystem)

All codes in this table are from the system http://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/v2-0006

  MChurch of Latter Day Saints (Mormon)Church of Latter Day Saints (Mormon)
  BMABuddhist: MahayanaBuddhist: Mahayana
  BTHBuddhist: TheravadaBuddhist: Theravada
  BTABuddhist: TantrayanaBuddhist: Tantrayana
  BOTBuddhist: OtherBuddhist: Other
  CFRChinese Folk ReligionistChinese Folk Religionist
  ABCChristian: American Baptist ChurchChristian: American Baptist Church
  AMTChristian: African Methodist EpiscopalChristian: African Methodist Episcopal
  AMEChristian: African Methodist Episcopal ZionChristian: African Methodist Episcopal Zion
  ANGChristian: AnglicanChristian: Anglican
  AOGChristian: Assembly of GodChristian: Assembly of God
  BAPChristian: BaptistChristian: Baptist
  CRRChristian: Christian ReformedChristian: Christian Reformed
  CHSChristian: Christian ScienceChristian: Christian Science
  CMAChristian: Christian Missionary AllianceChristian: Christian Missionary Alliance
  COCChristian: Church of ChristChristian: Church of Christ
  COGChristian: Church of GodChristian: Church of God
  COIChristian: Church of God in ChristChristian: Church of God in Christ
  COMChristian: CommunityChristian: Community
  COLChristian: CongregationalChristian: Congregational
  EOTChristian: Eastern OrthodoxChristian: Eastern Orthodox
  EVCChristian: Evangelical ChurchChristian: Evangelical Church
  EPIChristian: EpiscopalianChristian: Episcopalian
  FWBChristian: Free Will BaptistChristian: Free Will Baptist
  FRQChristian: FriendsChristian: Friends
  FULChristian: Full GospelChristian: Full Gospel
  GREChristian: Greek OrthodoxChristian: Greek Orthodox
  JWNChristian: Jehovah's WitnessChristian: Jehovah's Witness
  MOMChristian: Latter-day SaintsChristian: Latter-day Saints
  LUTChristian: LutheranChristian: Lutheran
  LMSChristian: Lutheran Missouri SynodChristian: Lutheran Missouri Synod
  MENChristian: MennoniteChristian: Mennonite
  METChristian: MethodistChristian: Methodist
  NAZChristian: Church of the NazareneChristian: Church of the Nazarene
  ORTChristian: OrthodoxChristian: Orthodox
  PENChristian: PentecostalChristian: Pentecostal
  COPChristian: Other PentecostalChristian: Other Pentecostal
  PREChristian: PresbyterianChristian: Presbyterian
  PROChristian: ProtestantChristian: Protestant
  PRCChristian: Other ProtestantChristian: Other Protestant
  QUAChristian: FriendsChristian: Friends
  RECChristian: Reformed ChurchChristian: Reformed Church
  REOChristian: Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ-LDSChristian: Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ-LDS
  CATChristian: Roman CatholicChristian: Roman Catholic
  SAAChristian: Salvation ArmyChristian: Salvation Army
  SEVChristian: Seventh Day AdventistChristian: Seventh Day Adventist
  SOUChristian: Southern BaptistChristian: Southern Baptist
  UCCChristian: United Church of ChristChristian: United Church of Christ
  UMDChristian: United MethodistChristian: United Methodist
  UNIChristian: UnitarianChristian: Unitarian
  UNUChristian: Unitarian UniversalistChristian: Unitarian Universalist
  WESChristian: WesleyanChristian: Wesleyan
  WMCChristian: Wesleyan MethodistChristian: Wesleyan Methodist
  COTChristian: OtherChristian: Other
  DOCDisciples of ChristDisciples of Christ
  ERLEthnic ReligionistEthnic Religionist
  HSHHindu: ShaivitesHindu: Shaivites
  HVAHindu: VaishnavitesHindu: Vaishnavites
  HOTHindu: OtherHindu: Other
  JCOJewish: ConservativeJewish: Conservative
  JORJewish: OrthodoxJewish: Orthodox
  JRCJewish: ReconstructionistJewish: Reconstructionist
  JRFJewish: ReformJewish: Reform
  JRNJewish: RenewalJewish: Renewal
  JOTJewish: OtherJewish: Other
  MSHMuslim: ShiiteMuslim: Shiite
  MSUMuslim: SunniMuslim: Sunni
  MOTMuslim: OtherMuslim: Other
  NAMNative AmericanNative American
  NRLNew ReligionistNew Religionist

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
System 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


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