Analyzing Interpreting And Reporting Basic Research Results
For ratings and rankings, consider computing a mean, or average, for each question. For example, For question 1, the average ranking was 2.4 . This is more meaningful than indicating, e.g., how many respondents ranked 1, 2, or 3. Consider conveying the range of answers, e.g., 20 people ranked 1 , 30 ranked 2 , and 20 people ranked 3 .