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SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBER

Data Element: SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBER
Definition: A 9-digit number assigned by the Social Security Administration as reported/verified.
Standard of Verification: To be considered verified, the Social Security Number should be collected directly from the subject's Social Security card or from a source, such as the Department of Veterans' Affairs, that has collected it from the Social Security card or from the Social Security Administration.
Data Type: N
Field Size: 9
Field Format: 9N
Originating Teams: Corrections, Courts and Law Enforcement
User Teams: Corrections, Courts and Law Enforcement
Tables / Codes: None
Comments: None
Page Info: DATE STANDARD ESTABLISHED: 2/87
DATE STANDARD REVISED: 2/91