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Table 2 Examples of deviations from the BDT specification found in exports

From: Designing and piloting a generic research architecture and workflows to unlock German primary care data for secondary use

Field Code Field name Type Length Rules Found content (Examples)
3110 Gender of the patient Numeric field 1 Allowed content:
1 = male
2 = female
“M”, “W”, 0
6001 ICD codea Alphanumeric field 5 Length \(\le\) 5 Length > 5
8000 Sentence identification Numeric field 4 Allowed content:
0010, 0020, 0021, 0022, 0023, 0101, 0102, 0103, 0104, 0190, 0191, 0199, 6100, 6200
“besa”
8410 Test Identification Alphanumeric field 6 Length \(\le\) 6 Length > 6
  1. aInternational Classification of Diseases