HESA Student Record 2007/08 - Gender
HESA Student Record 2007/08
Fields required from institutions in England
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This field identifies the gender of the student. The definition of gender is intended to be classification of (biological) sex
|Applicable to||England Northern Ireland Scotland Wales|
|Base data type||GENDERCodeType|
To permit gender-based analysis and also to facilitate record linkage across collections.
The coding frame for this field is consistent with the MIAP Common Data Definitions (CDD) coding frame.
Code 9 'Indeterminate' means unable to be classified as either male or female. It should not be used as a substitute or proxy for 'Not known'. The term 'indeterminate gender' is intended to identify those who are 'intersex' and is not related in any way to trans-gender.
For students entering through UCAS this information will be available from UCAS via the *J transaction.
|Owner||Managing Information Across Partners - Common Data Definitions|
|Change management notes||Description and guidance amended to clarify meaning of indeterminate gender.|
Data type: GENDERCodeContentType
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