HL7® FHIR® New Zealand Base Implementation Guide
1.0.0 - Release

HL7® FHIR® New Zealand Base Implementation Guide, published by HL7 New Zealand

Extension: NZ Ethnicity

The ethnic group or groups that a person identifies with or feels they belong to. Ethnicity is a measure of cultural affiliation as opposed to race, ancestry, nationality or citizen. Ethnicity is self-perceived and a person can belong to more than one group.

The Stats New Zealand standard can be found here.

The official URL for this extension is:

http://hl7.org.nz/fhir/StructureDefinition/nz-ethnicity

Status: active
Extension maintained by: HL7 New Zealand

Context of Use

This extension may be used on the following element(s):

  • Patient
  • Practitioner
  • RelatedPerson

Example of extension


  <extension url="http://hl7.org.nz/fhir/StructureDefinition/nz-ethnicity">
    <valueCodeableConcept>
      <coding>
        <system value="https://standards.digital.health.nz/ns/ethnic-group-level-4-code"/>
        <code value="21111"/>
        <display value="Maori"/>
      </coding>
    </valueCodeableConcept>
  </extension>

Codes to record a person’s ethnicity, drawn from Level 4 of the Ethnicity code system described here

Example instances

Patient with ethnicity

Usage info

Usage:

  • This Extension is not used in this Implementation Guide

Formal Views of Extension Content

Description of Profiles, Differentials, Snapshots, and how the XML and JSON presentations work.

This structure is derived from Extension

Summary

Mandatory: 2 elements
Fixed Value: 1 element
Prohibited: 1 element

Slices

This structure defines the following Slices:

  • The element Extension.value[x] is sliced based on the value of type:$this

This structure is derived from Extension

NameFlagsCard.TypeDescription & Constraintsdoco
.. Extension 0..*ExtensionNZ Ethnicity
... extension 0..0
... url 1..1uri"http://hl7.org.nz/fhir/StructureDefinition/nz-ethnicity"
... Slices for value[x] 1..1CodeableConceptValue of extension
Slice: Unordered, Open by type:$this

doco Documentation for this format
NameFlagsCard.TypeDescription & Constraintsdoco
.. Extension 0..*ExtensionNZ Ethnicity
... id 0..1stringUnique id for inter-element referencing
... Slices for extension 0..0
... url 1..1uri"http://hl7.org.nz/fhir/StructureDefinition/nz-ethnicity"
.... value[x]:valueCodeableConcept 1..1CodeableConceptValue of extension
Binding: Ethnicity of a person (preferred)

doco Documentation for this format

This structure is derived from Extension

Summary

Mandatory: 2 elements
Fixed Value: 1 element
Prohibited: 1 element

Slices

This structure defines the following Slices:

  • The element Extension.value[x] is sliced based on the value of type:$this

Differential View

This structure is derived from Extension

NameFlagsCard.TypeDescription & Constraintsdoco
.. Extension 0..*ExtensionNZ Ethnicity
... extension 0..0
... url 1..1uri"http://hl7.org.nz/fhir/StructureDefinition/nz-ethnicity"
... Slices for value[x] 1..1CodeableConceptValue of extension
Slice: Unordered, Open by type:$this

doco Documentation for this format

Snapshot View

NameFlagsCard.TypeDescription & Constraintsdoco
.. Extension 0..*ExtensionNZ Ethnicity
... id 0..1stringUnique id for inter-element referencing
... Slices for extension 0..0
... url 1..1uri"http://hl7.org.nz/fhir/StructureDefinition/nz-ethnicity"
.... value[x]:valueCodeableConcept 1..1CodeableConceptValue of extension
Binding: Ethnicity of a person (preferred)

doco Documentation for this format

 

Other representations of profile: CSV, Excel, Schematron

Terminology Bindings

PathConformanceValueSet
Extension.value[x]:valueCodeableConceptpreferredEthnicity