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About NTDB

The National Trauma Data Bank® (NTDB®) is the largest aggregation of U.S. trauma registry data ever assembled.

NTDB Participation

NTDB participants not only contribute to the growing knowledge base for trauma research, but they also gain access to a variety of reports that can be used to benefit their hospital.

Research Data Set

The NTDB creates and distributes research data sets that can be used by researchers. To gain access to NTDB data, researchers must submit requests through our online application process.

NTDB Annual Reports

NTDB Annual Adult and Pediatric Reports contain descriptive information about trauma patients, including demographics, injury information, and outcomes. This reporting format was retired in 2016.

NTDS Data Dictionary Download

The National Trauma Data Standard (NTDS) Data Dictionary is now available for download. Download the latest version.

NTDS Data Dictionary Revision Site

The NTDS Data Dictionary is a living, changing document. In order to continue improving the quality of the data we collect, as well as the data collection process, we welcome your suggestions for revisions to the Data Dictionary. You will be asked your reasoning and rationale for all changes. All suggestions will be reviewed by the American College of Surgeons (ACS) NTDB staff and ACS Committee on Trauma members. Please visit our NTDS Data Dictionary Revision site to submit your changes.