Birth Sex

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Approval Status

  • Approval Status: Approved
  • Example Task Force: 5/5/2016
  • SDWG: 2/9/2017

C-CDA 2.1 Example:

  • 2.16.840.1.113883.

Reference to full CDA sample:

  • Social history in empty CCD

Validation location


  • This observation represents the sex of the patient at birth. It is the sex that is entered on the person's birth certificate at time of birth.


  • Brett Marquard (GitHub: brettmarquard)


  • Social History, Birth Sex




Example: download example view on GitHub

<!-- Birth Sex Entry - Approved in C-CDA R2.1 Companion Guide -->
<observation classCode="OBS" moodCode="EVN">
	<!-- New templateId for Birth Sex -->
	<!-- Not planning to assert conformance to Social History Observation due to different vocab -->
	<templateId root="2.16.840.1.113883." extension="2016-06-01"/>
	<code code="76689-9" codeSystem="2.16.840.1.113883.6.1" 
		displayName="Sex Assigned At Birth"/>
		<reference value="#BSex_Narrative1"/>
	<statusCode code="completed"/>
	<!-- effectiveTime if present should match birthTime -->
	<!-- Request  name change to QRDA value set (2.16.840.1.113762.1.4.1) - ONC Birth Sex -->
	<value xsi:type="CD" codeSystem="2.16.840.1.113883.5.1" codeSystemName="AdministrativeGender" 
		code="F" displayName="Female">
			<reference value="#BSex_value"/>
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