Report 2022-102 Recommendation 16 Responses
Report 2022-102: California Department of Public Health: It Has Missed Opportunities to Collect and Report Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Data (Release Date: April 2023)
Recommendation #16 To: Public Health, Department of
To improve Public Health's ability to collect SOGI data, it should make available to local health jurisdictions and health care providers, a standardized definition, wording, and format of SOGI data questions and response fields.
60-Day Agency Response
The standardized definition, wording, and format of SOGI data questions and response fields is part of the SOGI Workgroup recommendations. Currently these recommendations are pending review from the Director's Office (DO). Once the DO approves, the SOGI recommendations will be posted on a public website for providers and local health jurisdictions to satisfy this recommendation.
- Estimated Completion Date: August 2023
- Response Date: June 2023
California State Auditor's Assessment of 60-Day Status: Pending
We look forward to reviewing Public Health's progress towards implementing this recommendation.
Agency responses received are posted verbatim.