DataFrame.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), columns (1)}

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 Series.

Series or DataFrame (if level specified)