Format/length: n1
HES item: SEX
National Codes: See PERSON GENDER for the National Codes
Default Codes:

Notes:
SEX is a type of CHARACTERISTIC.

The e-GIF standard PERSON GENDER CURRENT should be used for all new and developing systems and for XML messages. For existing CDS EDIFACT messages however, SEX should be used.

 

This data element is also known by these names:

Context Alias
plural SEX