Definition of standard error in English:

standard error

Syllabification: stand·ard er·ror


A measure of the statistical accuracy of an estimate, equal to the standard deviation of the theoretical distribution of a large population of such estimates.
More example sentences
  • For the statistical analysis, means, standard deviations, and standard errors were computed.
  • The standard errors of the model estimates were adjusted for the clustering of patients within hospitals.
  • Ten simulations were run to obtain standard errors of estimates.

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