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Numeric Slider Survey Question

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What is a “Numeric slider survey question”, and how does it work in a survey/questionnaire?

Numeric slider survey questions enable respondents to choose a response on a numerical scale by selecting the “pointer” and dragging a slider to a value that they feel represents what they have in mind. In this survey type, respondents do not need to input any text or numbers to answer the question. 

These survey questions are versatile and can be used effectively in multiple scenarios – ideally when users need to select a value that falls between two digits. Numeric slider survey questions are far more effective than multiple choice questions when it comes to getting accurate responses from users in certain scenarios.

Example of Numeric slider survey questions

Let’s consider that you are a travel agent who would like to understand your clients’ spending habits while on vacation. You can use numeric sliders to find out various aspects about their purchasing habits, and how they intend to manage their money while travelling

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What are the advantages of using numeric slider survey questions?

Gather feedback on multiple attributes: This survey question allows respondents to give feedback on multiple attributes on a topic in a single shot, saving researchers the need to ask multiple questions. 

Easy to answer: Numeric slider survey questions are extremely simple to answer – respondents need only drag the slider to the value they deem appropriate. 

Reduced survey length: As you can add multiple sliders to a single question – it reduces the overall survey length considerably, and helps decrease survey drop off rates.

Responsive: With Voxco’s omnichannel survey software, researchers can add numeric slider survey questions which work well on mobiles, desktops and tablets with ease.

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Where can you use numeric slider survey questions?

Numeric sliders are used in a situation where there can be multiple answers to a question. Or in cases where multiple attributes about a certain topic at hand are to be gauged. Numeric slider questions can play a role in helping reduce the length of more complex and comprehensive surveys, and improve survey completion rates in the process.

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