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Type of Surveys
Surveys are broadly classified into:
  • Cross-sectional Surveys
  • Longitudinal Surveys

Cross-sectional Surveys

  • Cross-sectional research takes a 'slice' of its target group and bases its overall finding on the views or behaviors of those targeted, assuming them to be typical of the whole group.
  • Survey takes place at a single point in time.
  • Most surveys where information is collected and analysis performed on top it for that instance fall into this category.
  • Polls, customer service rating, product feedback surveys and the like fall into this category.

Longitudinal Surveys

  • The surveys involve repeated observations of the same items over long periods of time.
  • Trends are tracked through these type of surveys.
  • Click4Survey supports Logitudinal surveys by taking special consideration of the need to preserve prior survey data.

Information from a survey can be used for:
  • Qualitative analysis
  • Quantitative analysis
Click4Survey provides extensive tools to perform the quantitative analysis on the survey data and pesents information in an easy to comprehend manner for the qualitative analysis.