BOX 4-1Recommendations from Kaiser’s Study Group for Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Questions

The Kaiser study group recommended the collection of self-identified data at the Patient level, and recorded in Kaiser’s EHR system:

  1. Sexual Orientation
    • How do you identify yourself sexually?
  2. Gender Identity
    • What gender (sex) do you consider yourself?
    • What gender was recorded on your original birth certificate?
  3. Sexual Behavior
    • In the last 24 months, with whom have you had sex?

SOURCE: Copeland presentation.

From: 4, Existing Data Collection Practices in Clinical Settings

Cover of Collecting Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Data in Electronic Health Records
Collecting Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Data in Electronic Health Records: Workshop Summary.
Institute of Medicine (US) Board on the Health of Select Populations.
Washington (DC): National Academies Press (US); 2013.
Copyright © 2013, National Academy of Sciences.

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