Snap Survey Software How-to: Use Interlocking Quotas in Online Surveys

Use interlocking quotas to limit responses in online surveys 

In our how-to blog on Friday, January 11, Snap Survey Software How-to: Limit the Number of Respondents in an Online Survey we discussed times when a specified sample of Snap WebHost online survey respondents is required. For example, you may wish to limit the numbers of males and females completing your online surveys, or limit the numbers in each age group. For this, you can simply set-up a quota. Quotas may be used to limit the number of respondents in identified categories in a single question.

We have developed a subsequent worksheet where we describe how to limit the number of respondents in a Snap WebHost online survey in multiple categories, for example, by gender and age. This is known as an interlocking quota. Continue reading

Snap Survey Software How-to: Limit the Number of Respondents in an Online Survey

Use quotas in Snap Survey Software to limit the number of respondents in an online survey

There may be times when a specified sample of online survey respondents is required. In this instance, quotas may be used to limit the number of respondents in identified categories. For example, to limit the numbers of males and females completing your online survey, or to limit the numbers in each age group, you can simply set-up a quota.

Once the quota has been reached, further respondents will be routed to the end of the survey. It is recommended that questions used by the quota are placed as close to the beginning of the survey as possible to avoid unnecessary questions be asked. Continue reading