How to find the highest rated item within a set of questions
09 September 2019 | by Kris Tonthat

Determining the highest rated item within a set of questions involves creating a variable that examines the responses of each respondent, and identifies the question

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How to Identify Duplicates in Q Using Code
25 June 2019 | by Oliver Harrison

In market research, you may end up with a data file that contains duplicate records. This post will show you how to identify and remove duplicates in your surve...

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How to compare previous periods using an unequal categorical variable
20 June 2019 | by Kris Tonthat

Sometimes researchers don’t have a time-date variable, but rather, just an indication of the period in a categorical variable. This can be problematic if ther...

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Calculating the Duration Between Two Dates
06 May 2019 | by Mattias Engdahl

It can sometimes be useful to calculate the amount of time, be it in minutes, hours, or even seconds, between two points in time.  In

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How to Select a Random Sample in Q
02 January 2019 | by Oliver Harrison

There are occasions when you have collected more records than necessary for a survey and you want to randomly remove the surplus or you simply

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Tips for Recoding Missing Values in Q
01 November 2018 | by Matt Steele

Missing values in a data set are “blank” values. They are normally associated with survey skips. Those who skip a variable/question receive a missing value.

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Comparing your Results to the Previous Period in Q
01 November 2018 | by Matt Steele

Q has a terrific feature whereby it can automatically compare statistics against the previous period (of time). This is great for tracking scenarios, when you

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