Enter the birth date as MMDDYYYY.


The year, month, and day of birth (or age, to be used only when the date of birth cannot be obtained) of the person involved in a crash.


Accurate reporting of date of birth is used to assess the effectiveness of occupant protection systems for specific age groups, and to identify the need for safety programs directed toward them. This element is also critical in providing linkage between the crash, EMS, and hospital records.


Data Quality Audit Results

Report Type Complete Incomplete
Local Police (electronic) 573 92.7% 45 7.3%
Local Police (paper) 622 97.5% 16 2.5%
State Police (electronic) 584 93.7% 39 6.3%
Total 1779 94.7% 100 5.3%