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How to View Previous Period in Heatmap Reports

Previous period comparison in the heatmap page allows you to view quickly changes to scores within demographic groups from one survey to another. These reports can also be exported to Excel.


As a Site Admin, go to Admin > Results.

Select the most current survey, then click Previous Period.

Select the mapped survey, then click Properties. Check the box "Show in Heatmap Comparisons"

View Results

Go to Reports > Heatmap.

Select a survey from the Survey dropdown then choose a demographic from the Demographics dropdown.

Select Previous Period in the Compare To dropdown. Note: if you see columns with empty cells, this means that the demographic was not mapped to a previous period.

Updated on: 06/06/2024

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