Compound Branching / Delayed Branching Logic

What is Compound / Delayed Branching Logic?

With simple branching you cannot set up logic based on responses to multiple questions. Also with Simple Branching the logic is executed immediately.

Compound Branching: With help of Compound Logic you can set up branching based on responses to multiple questions in the Survey.

Delayed Branching: With Delayed Branching you can set up Branching Logic based on a Question which was asked much earlier in the Survey.

Compound Branching and Delayed Branching can be used in combination in a Survey.

Consider this example:

Q1: Gender
Q2: Age
Q3: General question to be answered by everybody
Q4: General question to be answered by everybody
Q5: General question to be answered by everybody

Now after Q5 respondents should branch to different questions based on their selection in Q1 AND Q2

Q6: To be answered only by respondents who selected Gender=Male and Age=18 & above Q7: To be answered only by respondents who selected Gender=Male and Age=18 & above

Now all respondents should again answer rest of the questions.

Q8: General question for all respondents Q9: General questions for all respondents.

Steps for setting this up:

Before setting up the logic, set up all the questions in the survey.

Step I: Since the logic should be executed after Q5, click on the Add/Update Logic link for Q5.

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Step II: Select the Compound/Delayed Branching option.

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Step III: On the Compound/Delayed Branching screen click on the Add New Criteria link. (You can also select from a Pre-Defined Criteria if you have already set up criteria)

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Following are the steps for setting up criteria:

Step 1 - Enter in a name for the criteria. Choose from the Segment Type.

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Step 2 - Add/Edit Criteria: Add the required criteria and click on the Finish button to save.

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Step 3 - New Data Segment will get created. Click on the Continue link.

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Step IV: Now the Criteria will be selected under Logic Criteria. Select the destination questions for if the logic matches or otherwise. Click on the Add/Update Logic button.

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Logic will be set up and you can review it and close the logic window.

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This will set up the logic. Make sure you add a page break before Q8 for proper functionality.

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