The coefficient of variation in per capita caloric consumption of a given population versus gross domestic product (GDP) per capita, measured in 2011 international-$. The coefficient variation (CV) measures the inequality of caloric intake across a given population. It represents a statistical measure of the data spread around the mean caloric intake. Higher CV values represent larger levels of dietary inequality.
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