Using Median Expenditures: Impact on Household Spending Data - ARCHIVED

Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 62F0026M2005001


This paper provides some guidance to users on the use of medians and also gives some examples of situations when it can be a more appropriate measure than the average.

Issue Number: 2005001
Author(s): Holmes, May; Maser, Karen
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PDFMay 17, 2005