Sex, gender, and sexual orientation generalizations

Note: All electronic health record (EHR) data regarding sex, gender, and sexual orientation are removed from the Registered Tier dataset. These data are provided by the participant through surveys that have been subjected to the All of Us privacy methodology. Additionally, all EHR diagnosis codes that are indicative of sexual or gender minority status are removed. Click here to see a full list of codes that are removed.

 

PERSON TABLE 

Sex at birth data in the Person table comes from the answers to the question below in THE BASICS survey.  

Question: What was your biological sex assigned at birth?*

Options: Male; Female; Intersex; None of these; Prefer not to answer

PARTICIPANT SELECTION

Sex at Birth

Only Male selected

Male

Only Female selected

Female

Only Intersex selected

Not male, not female, prefer not to answer, or skipped

Only None of these selected

Not male, not female, prefer not to answer, or skipped

Only Prefer not to answer selected

Not male, not female, prefer not to answer, or skipped

Skip

Not male, not female, prefer not to answer, or skipped

[Survey not completed by participant]

No matching concept

 

 PERSON TABLE

 Gender data in the Person table comes from the answers to the question below in THE BASICS survey.

Question: What terms best express how you describe your gender identity?

Options: Man; Woman; Non-binary; Transgender; None of these describe me, and I’d like to consider additional options; Prefer not to answer

PARTICIPANT SELECTION(S)

Gender

Only Man selected

Male

Only Man selected BUT “Female” selected as sex at birth

Not man only, not woman only, prefer not to answer, or skipped

Only Woman selected

Female

Only Woman selected BUT “Male” selected as sex at birth

Not man only, not woman only, prefer not to answer, or skipped

Any one or combination of the following selected:

  • Non-binary
  • Transgender
  • None of these describe me, and I’d like to consider additional options*

Not man only, not woman only, prefer not to answer, or skipped

Two or more of any of the following selected:

  • Man
  • Woman
  • Non-binary
  • Transgender
  • None of these describe me, and I’d like to consider additional options

Not man only, not woman only, prefer not to answer, or skipped

Only Prefer not to answer selected

Not man only, not woman only, prefer not to answer, or skipped

Skip

Not man only, not woman only, prefer not to answer, or skipped

[Survey not completed by participant]

No matching concept

 

 OBSERVATION TABLE

Sex at birth data in the Observation table comes from the answers to the question below in THE BASICS survey.

Question: What was your biological sex assigned at birth?

Options: Male; Female; Intersex; None of these describe me; Prefer not to answer

PARTICIPANT SELECTION

Value

Only Male selected

Male

Only Female selected

Female

Only Intersex selected

Not male, not female, prefer not to answer, or skipped

Only None of these describe me selected

Not male, not female, prefer not to answer, or skipped

Only Prefer not to answer selected

Not male, not female, prefer not to answer, or skipped

Skip

Not male, not female, prefer not to answer, or skipped

[Survey not completed by participant]

No matching concept

 

OBSERVATION TABLE

Gender data in the Observation table comes from the answers to the question below in THE BASICS survey.

Question: What terms best express how you describe your gender identity?

Options: Man; Woman; Non-binary; Transgender; None of these describe me, and I’d like to consider additional options; Prefer not to answer

PARTICIPANT SELECTION(S)

Value

Only Man selected

Man

Only Man selected BUT “Female” selected as sex at birth

Not man only, not woman only, prefer not to answer, or skipped

Only Woman selected

Woman

Only Woman selected BUT “Male” selected as sex at birth

Not man only, not woman only, prefer not to answer, or skipped

Any one or combination of the following selected:

  • Non-binary
  • Transgender
  • None of these describe me, and I’d like to consider additional options*

Not man only, not woman only, prefer not to answer, or skipped

Two or more of any of the following selected:

  • Man
  • Woman
  • Non-binary
  • Transgender
  • None of these describe me, and I’d like to consider additional options

Not man only, not woman only, prefer not to answer, or skipped

Only Prefer not to answer selected

Not man only, not woman only, prefer not to answer, or skipped

Skip

Not man only, not woman only, prefer not to answer, or skipped

[Survey not completed by participant]

No matching concept

*Selection of this option leads to a secondary question. Answers to this question will NOT be in the registered tier dataset.

 

OBSERVATION TABLE

Sexual orientation in the Observation table comes from the answers to the question below in THE BASICS survey.

Question: Which of the following best represents how you think of yourself?

Options: Gay, Lesbian, Straight; that is, not gay or lesbian, etc.; Bisexual; None of these describe me, and I’d like to see additional options; Prefer not to answer

PARTICIPANT SELECTION(S)

Value

Only Straight; that is, not gay or lesbian, etc. selected

Straight

Any one of the following selected:

  • Gay
  • Lesbian
  • Bisexual
  • None of these describe me, and I’d like to see additional options*

Non-straight orientation, prefer not to answer, or skipped

Only Prefer not to answer selected

Non-straight orientation, prefer not to answer, or skipped

Skip

Non-straight orientation, prefer not to answer, or skipped

[Survey not completed by participant]

No matching concept

*Selection of this option leads to a secondary question. Answers to this question will NOT be in the registered tier dataset.

For additional information on how All of Us protects participant privacy by means of data removal, suppression, or generalizations, click here.

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