Hogben number

Hog·ben num·ber

(hog'ben),
unique personal identifying number constructed by using a sequence of digits for birth date, gender, birthplace, and other identifiers; invented by and named for Lancelot Hogben, British mathematician; Hogben numbers are the basis for identification numbers in many primary care facilities and are used in many record linkage systems.
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

Hog·ben num·ber

(hog'bĕn nŭm'bĕr)
Unique personal identifying number constructed by using a sequence of digits for birth date, sex, birthplace, and other identifiers. They are the basis for identification numbers in many primary care facilities and are used in many record linkage systems.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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