Series.mad(axis=None, skipna=True, level=None)[source]#

Return the mean absolute deviation of the values over the requested axis.

Deprecated since version 1.5.0: mad is deprecated.

axis{index (0)}

Axis for the function to be applied on. For Series this parameter is unused and defaults to 0.

skipnabool, default True

Exclude NA/null values when computing the result.

levelint or level name, default None

If the axis is a MultiIndex (hierarchical), count along a particular level, collapsing into a scalar.

scalar or Series (if level specified)