The Statistics function allows you to choose between different settings for the chosen table or graphic.
1. Go to the analysis tree, under the Analysis tool, and click on the element(s) you wish to apply the Statistics function to.
2. Go to the Setup menu and click on the Statistics button. A new window will open.
Number of replies (Base): Number of people who have participated in the survey.
Number of answers: This is only shown on a table level. The number is shown in each cell in the table and as a total. Number of replies does not need to be the same as the base. This is for example the case with multiple questions, where respondents can chose several response options in one questions.
Percentages: States the distribution of replies in percentages. The percentages are shown in each cell and as a total.
Average values: You can choose to include average in your table. This has relevance with questions where the response option is a scale.
Variance: You can choose to include variance in your table.
Standard deviation: You can choose to include standard deviation in your table.
Values for response options: This function enables you to include the values from your response options into your tables. This is specifically useful with scale response options where you typically want to calculate an average. The average is calculated from how your scales are determined. This can be changed in edit variables.
Apply setting for all report items: This option will apply the selected setting to all elements in the report.
Miscellaneous (Table settings): With this function you can choose more advanced settings for how your tables and cross tables are shown.
Calculation of the total percentage by: This function enables you to choose if the total percentage calculation should be calculated through rows or columns. This function is only used with cross tables. Common practice uses the total over columns.
Highlight cells with a response rate above: This function is used to mark cells in a table with a specific color, if the replies are over a determined percentage (higher limiting value).
Highlight cells with a response rate below: This function is used to mark cells in a table with a specific color, if the replies are over a determined percentage (lower limiting value).
2. Click OK to save your settings.