January 25, 2004
In spite of my wishes, I was going to do away with charts altogether, but since I want to give people a visual means of seeing the comparative results on each question, I developed an easily updatable method in Excel for displaying simple bar charts using HTML. An example of this method can be seen in each of the brands listed in the Diaper Ratings Survey.
The summary statistics for each survey can be viewed as follows:
|Adult Diaper Boys Survey|
|Preteen-Teen Diaper Boys Survey|
|Survey for Sisters of Diaper Boys|
|Survey for Brothers of Diaper Boys|
|Diaper Discipline Survey|
The Survey for Sisters of Diaper Boys also includes an additional type of data in some of the questions. This is called a "score." It is an arbitrary method of measuring the "average" magnitude of the overall responses received. The final score is a percentage. I didn't think of adding this to the summaries until I began work on the Sister Survey Summary (I was saving the best for last ). The other survey summaries will also include scored questions in future updates.
For now, my plans are to update the survey results on a monthly basis. If time permits each week I may update them more frequently. After enough data are collected, the numbers will not likely vary by much with new data added once the data averages are mostly established by that point. Therefore, there is a lesser need to update these data as frequently.