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Can I save different views of my survey results?

Posted: February 9, 2016

Yes.  If you are managing a complex survey, where you need to enable and disable combinations of filters, or show and hide different questions regularly, you can save each customised version of the Analyse Summary report as a view. To save a view: Go to the Analyse tab of your survey and create a customised […]

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Can I filter my results using pre-populated information?

Posted: October 20, 2015

Yes.  You can filter your results based on pre-populated information in exactly the same way as you can for any other survey response data. Instructions for filtering your response data can be found in our Help article on filtering survey responses. If you will be using pre-populated information to filter your results, it is worth considering […]

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How do I refresh the Analyse page?

Posted: September 30, 2015

Refreshing your Analyse page pulls through any new responses and includes them in the Summary report.  If your Analyse page does not appear to be displaying the correct number of responses, refreshing should resolve this. Click Refresh data  at the top right of the Analyse page to refresh the information.  You can do this as […]

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What is the response ID or unique response number?

Posted: August 4, 2015

Every BOS survey response – every completed set of answers to the questions in a BOS survey – is assigned a unique response number by BOS. This is referred to as: the “response ID” on the Analyse page. the “receipt number” in a respondent’s completion receipt. the “unique response number” in a results export. The unique […]

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Accessing benchmarking reports

Posted: July 31, 2015

If your institution has participated in a benchmarking survey, you will be able to access benchmarking reports shortly after all of the surveys have closed.  You will be informed either by the institution managing the survey or the BOS team when the benchmarking reports are available. To access a benchmarking report: Locate your benchmarking survey and click […]

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Is additional statistical information (e.g. standard deviation) available in the results analysis?

Posted: June 10, 2015

For the question types: Multiple choice, single answer questions. Multiple choice, multiple answer questions. Selection list questions. Scale/rank questions. BOS will calculate the following additional statistical information: Mean rank. Variance. Standard Deviation. Lower Quartile. Upper Quartile. The information is available when you view the results in tables (rather than as bar charts or pie charts). To […]

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Can I change or delete a response?

Posted: June 8, 2015

No.  Response data cannot be amended or deleted. If a participant advises that they wish to withdraw from your survey, or realises they have provided incorrect answers, or one or more response(s) contains inappropriate data, you can: Exclude the response(s); Filter the response(s) out; or Export the data and remove the response(s) from the exported […]

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How do I display all free text answers?

Posted: June 3, 2015

The Analyse Summary page displays only the first 5 answers to free text questions by default. This can be expanded so that all free text answers are displayed.  You can do this for individual questions, or for all questions at once. To display all free text answers for an individual question: click on Show all at the top […]

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Filtering using multiple criteria

Posted: June 1, 2015

Using the filter Editor, you can filter based on multiple criteria by adding several rows of conditions. For example, you can define a group of respondents who have given a certain answer to one question, as well as a certain answer to another. You can also set up separate filters for each condition and select […]

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