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## standard deviation

Overview page. Subjects: Science and Mathematics.

A measure of the dispersion of data in statistics. For a set of values a 1, a 2, a 3, … an , the mean m is given by (a 1 + anull...

## standard deviation

in Dictionary of the Social Sciences

January 2002; p ublished online January 2002 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social Sciences. 123 words.

A statistical measure, standard deviation describes the degree of deviation of a set of values in a distribution from the

## standard deviation

in World Encyclopedia

P ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: General Studies. 73 words.

In statistics, a measure of deviation of observed data or scores from the mean. A small standard deviation indicates

## A note on standard deviation and standard error

in Teaching Mathematics and its Applications: An International Journal of the IMA

June 2010; p ublished online March 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Mathematics; Education. 0 words.

Many students confuse the standard deviation and standard error of the mean and are unsure which, if either, to use in presenting data. In this article, we endeavour to address these...

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## standard deviation

in A Dictionary of Business and Management

January 2016; p ublished online February 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Business and Management. 74 words.

A measure of the dispersion of statistical data. For a series of n values x 1, x 2, x n...

## standard deviation

in A Dictionary of Business and Management

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Business and Management. 74 words.

A measure of the dispersion of statistical data. For a series of n values x 1, x 2, x n...

## standard deviation

in A Dictionary of Business Research Methods

P ublished online February 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Business and Management. 206 words.

*Descriptive statistics; the most commonly used *measure of dispersion, it is an indication as to how representative the ...

## standard deviation

in A Dictionary of Economics

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Economics. 43 words.

In a sample of observations, a commonly used measure of dispersion, defined as the square root of the average

## standard deviation

in A Dictionary of Economics

January 2017; p ublished online January 2017 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Economics. 45 words.

In a sample of observations, a commonly used measure of *dispersion, defined as the square root of the average of squared deviations of the observations from the sample mean. In a...

## standard deviation

in A Dictionary of Economics

January 2012; p ublished online May 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Economics. 45 words.

In a sample of observations, a commonly used measure of *dispersion, defined as the square root of the average of squared deviations of the observations from the sample mean. In a...

## standard deviation

in A Dictionary of Sociology

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sociology. 4 words.

## standard deviation

in A Dictionary of Sociology

January 2014; p ublished online May 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sociology. 4 words.

## standard deviation

in A Dictionary of Finance and Banking

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Financial Institutions and Services. 61 words.

A measure of the dispersion of statistical data. For a series of n values x 1, x 2,

## standard deviation

in A Dictionary of Finance and Banking

January 2014; p ublished online May 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Financial Institutions and Services. 72 words.

A measure of the dispersion of statistical data. For a series of n values x 1, x 2,

## standard deviation

in A Dictionary of Marketing

January 2011; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Marketing. 48 words.

The movement and variation of the spread of *data from the average. A low SD indicates that the data

## standard deviation

in A Dictionary of Marketing

January 2016; p ublished online May 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Marketing. 51 words.

The movement and variation of the spread of *data from the average. A low SD indicates that the data points tend to be very close to the mean, and a high SD indicates that the data is...

## standard deviation

in A Dictionary of Social Research Methods

P ublished online November 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social Research and Statistics. 28 words.

A *measure of dispersion for *continuous variables which is a building block for many other statistics. The standard

## standard deviation

in The Handbook of International Financial Terms

January 1997; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Financial Institutions and Services. 124 words.

A measure of the dispersion of a distribution and therefore a useful measure of its risk. The square root

## standard deviation

in A Dictionary of Finance and Banking

March 2018; p ublished online March 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Banking; Social Sciences; Economics. 74 words.

A measure of the dispersion of statistical data. For a series of n values x 1, x 2, x n...

## Mode Effects on Variances, Covariances, Standard Deviations, and Correlations

in Journal of Survey Statistics and Methodology

September 2015; p ublished online August 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Social Research and Statistics. 8165 words.

The European Social Survey (ESS) program currently includes an investigation of mixed-mode survey designs, in which different respondents complete the survey by different survey modes. Such...

## standard deviation of returns

Overview page. Subjects: Economics.

A measure of a security's or a portfolio's volatility.