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Person Family Rank

CDER Data Element Number. C-GEN-00204

Data Element Name. Person Family Rank.

Description. This standard defines a person's family rank following their surname.

Source. Data Standards Committee, FDA.

Relationship. Person Given Name (GEN-00201), Person Middle Name (GEN-00202), Person Surname (GEN-00203).

FDA Specifications. Person Family Rank is represented by an alphanumeric code consisting of three (3) 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.

JuniorDistinguishes the son from the father with the same name.JR
SeniorDenotes the older of two persons having the same name.SR
SecondSecond occurrence of a name within a family; not in consecutive generations.II
ThirdThird occurrence of a name within a family.III
FourthFourth occurrence of a name within a family.IV
FifthFifth occurrence of a name within a family.V


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