A constant sum question permits collection of “ratio” data, meaning that the data is able to express the relative value or importance of the options (option A is twice as important as option B).
How do you typically allocate your monthly budget (the total should equal 100 points)?
The following question asks you to divide 100 points between a set of options to show the value or importance you place on each option. Distribute the 100 points giving the more important reasons a greater number of points. The computer will prompt you if your total does not equal exactly 100 points.
How do I add a constant sum question?
How do I access the settings for the constant sum question?
How do I change the constant sum value?
How can I add a prefix or suffix (i.e. $, % etc) to Constant Sum questions?
On the survey, the suffix entered will appear next to each of the response boxes available.
Can I display a running total of the values typed into the text boxes for constant sum questions?
The running total is displayed by default. To check that this is the case: