average out


average out
To acquire a specified average value as more instances occur.

Between 1854 (and the addition of in-patient facilities) and 1870 the mortality rates in the Wakefield Infirmary averaged out to 9.94 per cent for in-patients and 3.18 per cent for out-patients.


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