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MW±SD

English translation: average, standard deviation

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German term or phrase:MW±SD
English translation:average, standard deviation
Entered by: Sven Petersson
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22:17 Dec 30, 2003
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Science - Mathematics & Statistics / statistics
German term or phrase: MW±SD
This is taken from tables showing the results of a double blind study.

Example:
"Alter (Jahre) (MW±SD) 42±13"

I'm pretty sure the MW stands for "Mittelwert", but am guessing as to the meaning of SD.
Zsuzsika
Local time: 01:30
average, standard deviation
Explanation:
Mittelwert Standardabweichung
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Sven Petersson
Sweden
Local time: 09:30
Grading comment
Thanks a lot!
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5 +1average, standard deviation
Sven Petersson


  

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MW±SD
average, standard deviation


Explanation:
Mittelwert Standardabweichung


    Reference: http://journals.imc.akh-wien.ac.at/kup/pdf/1468.pdf
Sven Petersson
Sweden
Local time: 09:30
Native speaker of: Native in SwedishSwedish, Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 8
Grading comment
Thanks a lot!

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