This page explains the content and coding for the Ethnicity questionnaire.
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Wilburton Medical Practice would like to update your ethnicity details in your medical records.
This will help the NHS to understand the needs of patients and provide you with better and more equal care.
To answer the questions, please tap here: <link>.
Your GP practice would like to ask a few questions about your ethnic group or background.
This questionnaire is optional. Your answers will help the NHS to understand the needs of patients and provide better and more equal care.
The ethnic groups used in this questionnaire are based on the 2011 census of England and Wales.
Wilburton Medical Practice*
Questions and answers
1. What is your ethnic group?
Select the option that best describes your ethnic group or background.
- Mixed / Multiple ethnic groups
- Asian / Asian British
- Black / African / Caribbean / Black British
- Other ethnic groups
2. Which of the following best describes your [answer to question 1] background?
**Patients see the group that’s relevant to their previous answer**
- English / Welsh / Scottish / Northern Irish / British
- Gypsy or Irish Traveller
- Any other White background
Mixed / Multiple
- White and Black Caribbean
- White and Black African
- White and Asian
- Any other Mixed / Multiple ethnic background
Asian / Asian British
- Any other Asian background
Black / African / Caribbean / Black British
- Any other Black / African / Caribbean background
Other ethnic groups
- Any other ethnic group [opens free text box]
Your answers have been sent to your GP
Thank you. By answering these questions, you’re helping the NHS to provide better and more equal care.
You can learn more about how and why the NHS collects information about ethnicity on the NHS Digital website.
SNOMED and READ coding
To be in line with NHS data and guidelines, our ethnicity questionnaire uses the ethnic groups and codes from the 2011 Census of England and Wales.
|Prefer not to say|
|Refusal by patient to provide information about ethnic group||763726001||XaE4B|
|White: English or Welsh or Scottish or Northern Irish or British||976631000000101||XactH|
|White: Gypsy or Irish Traveller||976671000000104||XactJ|
|White: any other White background||976691000000100||XactK|
|Mixed / multiple|
|Mixed multiple ethnic groups: White and Black Caribbean||976711000000103||XactL|
|Mixed multiple ethnic groups: White and Black African||976731000000106||Xactd|
|Mixed multiple ethnic groups: White and Asian||976751000000104||Xacte|
|Mixed multiple ethnic groups: any other Mixed or multiple ethnic background||976771000000108||Xactf|
|Asian or Asian British: Indian||976791000000107||Xactg|
|Asian or Asian British: Pakistani||976811000000108||Xacth|
|Asian or Asian British: Bangladeshi||976831000000100||Xacti|
|Asian or Asian British: Chinese||976851000000107||Xactj|
|Asian or Asian British: any other Asian background||976871000000103||Xactk|
|Black / African / Caribbean|
|Black or African or Caribbean or Black British: African||976891000000104||Xactl|
|Black or African or Caribbean or Black British: Caribbean||976911000000101||Xactm|
|Black or African or Caribbean or Black British: other Black or African or Caribbean background||976931000000109||Xactn|
|Other ethnic group: Arab||976951000000102||Xacto|
|Other ethnic group: any other ethnic group||976971000000106||Xactp|
How to give feedback
As always, we’d love to hear your feedback about our questionnaires.
To request a new questionnaire or suggest changes, please fill in our request form.