Definition of partial responses

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4 days 21 hours ago #179174 by RebeccaAwdry
RebeccaAwdry created the topic: Definition of partial responses
Hello,
I can see an older post which asks about partial responses, but I'd like to get in a bit deeper to the understanding of what partial means. Whilst I can see that it is for an incomplete survey, does this mean someone who dropped out before completing it only? Could it also include respondents who completed all mandatory questions, but did not complete the optional questions?
These nuances could really make a different in how I analyse and present my data, so if someone could please advise, that would be great, thanks!

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4 days 20 hours ago #179177 by DenisChenu
DenisChenu replied the topic: Definition of partial responses
Complete response mean : user go at last page and click submit. Even if he don't answer an one response (if all question are not mandatory).

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4 days 19 hours ago #179179 by RebeccaAwdry
RebeccaAwdry replied the topic: Definition of partial responses
Thanks, but I am looking specifically for what partial response means! Do you know this?

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4 days 18 hours ago #179182 by jelo
jelo replied the topic: Definition of partial responses

RebeccaAwdry wrote: Thanks, but I am looking specifically for what partial response means! Do you know this?

When you fill out a survey and answers are saved, you have a partial response till you complete the survey (then the status of the response changes to Complete. If you don't complete the survey, it stays a partial response.

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4 days 18 hours ago #179187 by DenisChenu
DenisChenu replied the topic: Definition of partial responses
Partial response mean : NOT completed survey …

A response can be completed or not, then partial or completed.

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