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Person Middle Name

FDA Data Element Number. GEN-00202

CDER Data Element Number. C-GEN-00202

Data Element Name. Person Middle Name.

Description. This standard provides specifications for representing a person's middle name. This name is usually located between the given name and the surname.

Source. Data Standards Committee, FDA.

Relationship. Person Given Name (GEN-00201), Person Surname (GEN-00203), Person Family Rank (GEN-00204).

FDA Specifications. Person Middle Name is represented by variable length alphanumeric text consisting of a maximum fifteen (15) characters.

CDER Specifications. No further specifications.

FDA Approved Date. October 12, 1989.

CDER Approved Date. February 11, 1992.

FDA Revised Date.

CDER Revised Date.

Data Values.

Literal A person's middle name. N/A