Imputation flag for sex (IFSEXP)
This variable indicates if a person's binary sex was imputed. Imputation is a statistical process for predicting values where no response was provided to a question and a response could not be derived.
Sex not imputed
Number of categories: 2
Question(s) from the Census form
Is the person: Male; Female; Non-binary sex
How this variable is created
This variable is created during the processing of the Sex (SEXP) variable. When a record has sex imputed it is coded to ‘02 Sex imputed’ and where a record uses information from the Census form it is coded to ’01 Sex not imputed’.
See the Sex (SEXP) variable for details on the imputation process in the ‘How this variable is created’ section.
History and changes
The Imputation flag for sex (IFSEXP) variable was first used in 2016.