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Demographics Code Systems


How an address is used by the subject, for example, as a dwelling or as a mailing address.

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primary_residence The address at which a person dwells most frequently or maintains as his or her official premises.
secondary_residence An address at which a person dwells on a secondary basis, for example, during vacation periods, when residing with other parent or relative, at boarding school, etc.
temporary_dwelling An address temporarily used as a dwelling
former_address Address (residence, postal, or work address) that is no longer in use
mailing_address Address is a postal address, such as a PO box
work_address Address of place of business where the subject is employed


Description TBD

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mobile Mobile phone (assumed text capable)
land Landline telephone


Description TBD

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primary Primary (preferred) method of contact
secondary Secondary method of contact
prefer_call Prefer voice calls
prefer_text Prefer texting
personal Personal (home) use
work Work use
no_message Do not leave messages at this phone number
alert Use this contact method for reminders, alerts, and notifications
telecare Use for telecare encounters
shared A shared telecom address, e.g., facility telephone or family email
direct An encrypted DIRECT email address
portal Portal-based secure messaging address


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chip CHIP or SCHIP - State or Federal Children's Health Insurance Program
medicaid Medicaid
medicare Medicare
military Military coverage (Tricare)
veteran VA coverage
private Private or self-insured group
no_insurance No health insurance