Information interchange -- Representation of human sexes
This standard has been revised by ISO/IEC 5218:2004.
A uniform representation of human sexes for information interchange is defined. Is intended to - reduce time for recording and formatting representation of sexes and transmit them; improve clarity and accuracy of interchange; minimize amoung of human intervention for communicating the representation of sexes; reduce costs. Meets requirements of most applications needing to code human sexes. Provides numeric code independent of language-devired codes.