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National Cancer Data Base - Data Dictionary PUF 2014

Race

DD_category: 
PUF Data Item Name: 
RACE
NAACCR Item #: 
160
length: 
2
Allowable values: 
01 - 08, 10-17, 20 - 22, 25 - 28, 30 - 32, 96 - 99
Description: 
Identifies the primary race of the person
Registry Coding Instructions: 

        Race is analyzed with Spanish/Hispanic Origin (NAACCR Item #190). Both items must be recorded. All tumors for the same patient should have the same race code.
        Codes 08-13 became effective with diagnoses on or after January 1, 1988.
        Code 14 became effective with diagnoses on or after January 1, 1994.
     Codes 15 was changed from 09 and split into 16 and 17 in 2010; converted cases are likely to appear as 15.
        Codes 20-97 became effective with diagnoses on or after January 1, 1991. SEER participants in San Francisco, San JoseBMonterey, and Los Angeles are permitted to use codes 14 and 20-97 for cases diagnosed after January 1, 1987.
 
Note: Beginning in 2001 cancer registries recorded multiple race codes, as many as five.  These additional race codes are infrequently reported and are not provided as part of this file

Code

 

Definition

01

White

02

Black

03

American Indian, Aleutian, or Eskimo

04

Chinese

05

Japanese

06

Filipino

07

Hawaiian

08

Korean


10


Vietnamese

11


Laotian

12


Hmong

13


Kampuchean (including Khmer and Cambodian)

14

Thai

15

Asian Indian or Pakistani, NOS (formerly code 09)

16

Asian Indian

17

Pakistani

20

Micronesian, NOS

21

Chamorran

22

Guamanian, NOS

25

Polynesian, NOS

26

Tahitian

27

Samoan

28

Tongan

30

Melanesian, NOS

31

Fiji Islander

32

New Guinean

96

Other Asian, including Asian, NOS and Oriental, NOS

97

Pacific Islander, NOS

98

Other

99

Unknown