# MEDIAN

## Meaning of MEDIAN in English

I. noun

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For continuous variables medians were used because the results lacked normal distribution.

One other possible method of smoothing would be to use means rather than medians.

The median is not the mid-point between the first number and the last.

The median was \$ 1, 375, 000 and the top award was \$ 7. 75 million.

The base category acts in analogous manner to the fitted median with interval level data.

The values in table I are medians, and the quoted statistics clearly show the lack of significant difference.

II. adjective

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■ NOUN

age

The relatively small difference in median age between the patients and the control subjects is unlikely to be important.

The estimated median age of marriage has continued to rise over the past quarter century.

There were 24 women and 16 men with a median age of 76 years.

By 1993, the median age for women was 24. 5 and for men, 26. 5.

These effects can hardly explain a shift in median age from 55 years to 63 years in only a decade, however.

But today the median age is 42.

In Britain the median age will rise from 36 years now to 41 in 2020.

The median age of the 28, 000-plus permanent residents is a vigorous 44.

duration

Oesophagitis was treated with omeprazole 40 mg/day for a median duration of 12 weeks.

family

The median family income of blacks is just 56% of that of whites.

And Chapman University economists say median family income has risen well above \$ 60, 000 a year.

household

The median household price in Chula Vista is \$ 158, 000, meaning about \$ 94 extra a year in taxes.

Nationally, the 1990 median household income was \$ 36, 915 for whites and \$ 21, 423 for blacks.

The costs, which were not adjusted for inflation, outstripped median household incomes over the same period by 152 percentage points.

The median household income for San Francisco area residents was \$ 66, 900 last year.

income

The danger is that the younger people with below median incomes actually have lower incomes than older people with below median incomes.

The lowest median income for home buyers was \$ 52, 900 in Cleveland.

The danger is that the younger people with below median incomes actually have lower incomes than older people with below median incomes.

By contrast, the median income of those with IRAs, savings and pension plans is \$ 44, 500.

It can be seen that the lone elderly had the lowest median income levels and also the most restricted range of income.

number

The median number identified per child was five, with a wide variation from zero to 29.

serum

There were no significant differences in the median serum amylase and lipase values between the treatment groups.

There were no significant differences between the median serum IGFBP-1 and insulin concentrations in well grown compared with stunted patients.

survival

Those patients who present with metastatic disease and are treated with maximal endocrine treatment will have a median survival of 36 months.

Preoperative radiotherapy did not prolong the median survival time.

After the development of lymph node metastases and distant metastases, median survival of patients declined significantly.

The median survival of a year or more with symptoms controlled in most of those treated represents a very satisfactory outcome.

Complete response is rare, and the improvement in median survival seems small.

Ultimately biliary cirrhosis results and the median survival has been estimated to be 12 years.

time

The median time for return to employment was 18 days.

value

The plot gives median values and interquartile ranges across all families.

Among those who do, Federal Reserve Board researchers found, the median value of those accounts in 1995&038;.

Men had a median value of 124 percent, compared with 109 percent for women.

Data are expressed as median values and ranges.

voter

In Fig. 11-10 the D curve is the demand curve of the median voter for the locally provided good.

The wage is set by the union executive to maximize the expected utility of the median voter .

In Fig. 11-9 are illustrated the preferences of the median voter over a private good and the local public good.

In this case we have the simple result that the preferences of the median voter are decisive.

The median voter model can be applied directly to yield predictions about the determinants of public expenditure.

Any such level of output will put the median voter on a higher indifference curve than would the reversion level.

If the reversion level is, the median voter may vote for an output of almost.

We therefore explicitly model the union wage-setting process in a median voter framework.

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Among those who do, Federal Reserve Board researchers found, the median value of those accounts in 1995&.

Any such level of output will put the median voter on a higher indifference curve than would the reversion level.

Preoperative radiotherapy did not prolong the median survival time.

The median age of the patients is 54 and men are affected twice as often as women.

The median clearance time of newly acquired human papillomavirus was 6 months.

The median voter model can be applied directly to yield predictions about the determinants of public expenditure.

Those patients who present with metastatic disease and are treated with maximal endocrine treatment will have a median survival of 36 months.

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