NFIRS 5.0 Element: ‘Gender’

Définition : The gender that identifies the casualty.
Entry : Check or mark the appropriate box that indicates the injured person’s gender.

Element Specification

 Specification   Value 
Requirement Mandatory
Expected Length 1
Element Type Coded Field – The coded field relating to an entry in the code table. Most coded fields allow for Plus+ One codes. For these fields the expected length of the coded entry is depicted as (National length OR Plus+ One length). Only fields with this notation in the expected length column allow for Plus+ One definitions. If the user has not provided information, an empty field should be transmitted.


Here are the NFIRS codes for the ‘Gender’ element

Gender  Code 
Male 1
Female 2

Topic: NFIRS

Last Updated on March 17, 2023