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Sex

Definition

The concept describing the biological traits that distinguish the males and females of a species.

Usage Notes

Postsecondary: As defined in IPEDS

Option Set
DescriptionDefinitionCode
MaleMaleMale
FemaleFemaleFemale
Not selectedGender is not selectedNotSelected
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Related Topics

Early Learning -> Program Quality 

CEDS Element ID

000255

Element Technical Name

Sex

XML
URL

https://ceds.ed.gov/element/000255    (Email this link)

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