HELP-PROMPT: Your answer must be 1-60 characters in length. If the patient wishes not to give a preferred language or declines to answer, enter an * (asterisk) at the prompt to respond as 'DECLINED TO ANSWER'.
DESCRIPTION: This is the preferred language of the patient. A patient may speak, read and write several languages but this is the one that he/she prefers.
You may also answer with the 2- or 3-letter code assigned to the language or type in the language name.
TECHNICAL DESCR: Any language selected for this field is screened to be a "living" language and to have a 2-character code included. This facilitates selection of languages based on whether it is used today or not and if it has the
EXECUTABLE HELP: D XHELP207^DGRPE
NOTES: XXXX--CAN'T BE ALTERED EXCEPT BY PROGRAMMER