xbradtc has an excellent post on the subject.
I invite you to read it...............completely, then make up your mind.
As an old school sea dog, one should realize what my take is on the subject.
And having been retired for over seventeen years, the coed thing was brand spanking new then.
All I have to go on is my brother in law's experiences on Nimitz in 1994 during it's first coed deployment.
Then the Carl Vinson on a deployment around '01-'02 with pregnancy issues. And for those who want more on the subject follow this link to Commander Salamander.
This is the link for the post by xbradtc