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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.

NAME DEFINITION FDA CODE
Literal A person's middle name. N/A