A data dictionary is a collection of the descriptions and categorizations of the data contained within a database. This document contains each field in the database as well as the “drop down” options available for each field and their definitions if needed.
Medications are listed using their unique identifier (CUI) in RxNorm. To access the database, please visit: https://www.nlm.nih.gov/research/umls/rxnorm/
The following are the “drop down” variables that are available for these basic demographic fields:
Note: Hispanic is used as both a race and ethnicity in this database since a large number of New Mexicans used Hispanic as a "Other" race option on the 2010 census.