2. Noun. (statistics) A subordinate or local average. ¹
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Definition of Subaverage
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1. Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder: State of the Science, Best Practicesby Peter S. Jensen, James R. Cooper by Peter S. Jensen, James R. Cooper (2002)
"Methylphenidate and thioridazine in intellectually subaverage children. Effects on cognitive-motor performance. Journal of the American Academy of Child and ..."
2. Task Force on Education for Children With Disabilities, Year Ii, Minnesota by Elizabeth Carlson, Jo Gascoigne, Dixie Jordan (1994)
"B. Significantly subaverage intellectual functioning as indicated by an intelligence quotient below 70 plus or minus 1 Standard Error of Measurement (using ..."
3. Handbook of Severe Disability: A Text for Rehabilitation Counselors, Other edited by Walter C. Stolov, Michael R. Clowers (2000)
"... 1977: Mental retardation refers to significantly subaverage general intellectual functioning existing concurrently with deficits in adaptive behavior, ..."
4. The Wayward Welfare State by Roger A. Freeman (1981)
"This is part of a policy that insists on giving, at taxpayers' expense, average housing standards to families which are subaverage in terms of their ..."
5. Educational Sociology by David Snedden (1922)
"... and the subaverage in intelligence. Some will eventually go through college, some will leave to go to work just after their fourteenth birthday. ..."
6. Government War Contracts by John Franklin Crowell (1920)
"... is for the public welfare, had gravitated in some of its more vital relations with business into the hands of subaverage grades of business standing. ..."