coefficient of variation
- noun a measure of the spread of statistical data, which is equal to the standard deviation multiplied by 100
- noun a measurement of the variability of data in relation to its mean; also called ‘relative dispersion’
- (written as Coefficient of Variation)A measure of dispersion or variability relative to the mean: the standard deviation divided by the arithmetic mean and multiplied by 100.
- acronymCV (written as Coefficient of Variation)