Persons of Spanish or Hispanic origin may be of any race, but these categories are generally not used for Native Americans, Filipinos, or others who may have Spanish names. Code 0 (Non-Spanish; non-Hispanic) for Portuguese and Brazilian persons. If the patient has multiple tumors, all records should have the same code.
|1||Mexican (includes Chicano)|
|4||South or Central America (except Brazil)|
|5||Other specified Spanish/Hispanic origin (includes European)|
|6||Spanish, NOS; Hispanic, NOS; Latino, NOS (There is evidence other than surname or maiden name that the person is Hispanic, but he/she cannot be assigned to any category of 1 - 5)|
|7||Spanish surname only (The only evidence of the person's Hispanic origin is surname or maiden name, and there is no contrary evidence that the person is not Hispanic)|
|8||Dominican Republic (for use with patients who were diagnosed with cancer on January 1, 2005, or later)|
|9||Unknown whether Spanish or not; not stated in patient record|