State/Foreign Province

FDA Data Element Number. GEO-00303

CDER Data Element Number. C-GEO-00303

Data Element Name. State/Foreign Province.

Description. This standard provides for the foreign province, state, or outlying area portion of the address. The Federal Information Processing Standard (5-1) provides names and abbreviation codes for representing the 50 states, Washington, D.C. and the outlying areas, all of which are considered to be "first order subdivisions" of the United States.

Source. Division of Regulatory Information Systems, Office of Regulatory Resources Management, Office of Regulatory Affairs, FDA.

Relationship. Firm Name (ORG-00101), Street Address (GEO-00301), City Name (GEO-00302), Country Name (GEO-00304), Countries Dependencies and Areas of Special Sovereignty (GEO-00101).

FDA Specifications. State/Foreign Province is represented by variable length alphanumeric text consisting of a maximum of thirty (30) characters.

CDER Specifications. No further specifications.

FDA Approved Date. October 12, 1989.

CDER Approved Date. November 5, 1991.

FDA Revised Date.

CDER Revised Date.

Data Values. Literal.

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