# coefficient of variation

## Definitions

### Accounting

- noun a measure of the spread of
__statistical__data, which is equal to the standard deviation multiplied by 100

### Economics

- noun a measurement of the variability of data in relation to its mean; also called â€˜relative dispersionâ€™

### Health Economics

- (written asA measure of dispersion or variability relative to the mean: the standard deviation divided by the arithmetic mean and multiplied by 100.
*Coefficient of Variation*) - acronymCV (written as
*Coefficient of Variation*)