PREFERRED TERM

ArithmeticMeanArithmetic mean

DEFINITION

- Mathematical average of a set of values. The mean is calculated by adding up two or more values and dividing the total by their number. In social/political science, it is usually the sum of the measurements divided by the number of subjects, or cases.

URI

http://www.ddialliance.org/Specification/DDI-CV/SummaryStatisticType#ArithmeticMean/2.1