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TOPIC: Scale with mid point and drop down function

Scale with mid point and drop down function 3 years 9 months ago #86642

  • VBraun
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I found very interesting discussion at LinkedIn whether to use scale with mid point (for example 5 point) or to force respondents to choose one of the sides (for example 4 points scale)

One of the participants mentioned that their software allows to assign additional choice to mid point, which popups and respondent can express his mind in more details - like "I do not know", "do not care" or other choices.

Discussion can be found here
www.linkedin.com/groups/What-is-your-opi...cn&ut=3NisYYGY4ygRs1
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Scale with mid point and drop down function 3 years 9 months ago #86813

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Hello,

You can't do that with conditionnal question ?

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Scale with mid point and drop down function 3 years 9 months ago #86820

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From a data analysis part it always makes sense to have an equal number of choices so the user has to give some tendency.
A user answering "3" on a five point scale doesn't really give you lots of useful information.

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