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Questions tagged [statistics]

Statistics about a software usage.

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What is the best way to statistically analyze a score system and number of steps for users?

I'm trying to analyze two measurements, the number of steps it takes the user to complete a task on a website, and a ranking rubric of 1 - 3 (1 is simple and 3 is considered difficult) for each step ...
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Presenting selling statistics for multiple tags per each sold item in mobile application

I am writing application mobile (React native) application that lists items that users buy and sell. Each item can be tagged with some tags. I want to present some statistics statistics like: profit ...
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Graphs comparison placement

I'm exploring ways to demonstrate graphs in comparison. More specifically a web tool I've been working on needs to visualise a "Control Group" and an "Experimental Group" in a parallel way. One ...
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What to do when sample size is too small during usability study?

If the sample was just a bit too small to achieve statistical significance in a remote usability study(confidence intervals too wide due to more variability than expected) Is it acceptable to just ...
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What percentage of internet users save credentials in the browser?

I'm trying to get a high-level understanding of what percentage of internet users allow their browser to store the username/password so I can understand the potential impact "breaking" this will have ...
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Should I invite existing users to my summative usability test?

I'm about to do a summative usability test on an app with a bunch of participants. I am convinced that I should mostly invite people unfamiliar with the app to see how well they are doing when ...
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Best way to approach statistics pages

In general what is the best way to approach a statistics page. Not a dashboard, but a page showing a number of numerical stats with labels. Say for example, there are around 10 numerical stats that we ...
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What's the best way to interpret Likert Scales with equal negative and positive Likert Items?

What's the best way to interpret Likert Scales with equal negative and positive Likert Items that represent each construct presented? Construct: Accuracy of Data Scale: Agree-Disagree (1 to 5) The ...
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How do you know, when a closed card sorting is valid (for website navigation)?

I wonder if there is a way to tell, when the results of a closed card sorting test are statistically significant (e.g.: number of participants or a formular). Background: I am working for a content ...
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Some stats about social networks used by iOS/Android users?

Are there some info and statistics about the social networks used by iOS / Androis users? If my app will be present in App Store and Google Play, I'd like to distinguish the login methods, the social ...
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Is it worth spending time to design a tablet-friendly site in 2016?

Are tablets dying? Global tablet market is declining and we are getting less than 5% of traffic from tablets.
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Should I have different toggles for collecting usage data and crash reports?

I am developing a mobile app and I am currently working on the usage and crash report functionalities, which made me start wondering: should I ask the user two different permissions for these features,...
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What tools are available to collect statistics on user behavioral patterns?

I have an application with a relatively large user base. I would like to collect statistics on user behavior, analyze patterns etc. I expect that statistics to answer questions like: How many female ...
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Statistics and Usability [closed]

I have an engineering background and I work as an interaction designer at a website company. I started to work 3 months ago. I am new in this field. To interpret analytics data and usability tests, ...
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What would be a good way to visualize recent win/loss (player form) data?

I have data like this which represents the recent form (win/loss record) of a player: ★★★☆★★☆★☆☆★★★★★★ Now, I want to visualize this data. What would be a good way to do so? The purpose is to ...
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What is the purpose behind numerical ratings; e.g. 4/5 stars

Haven given a lot of thought as to which site would be the best fit for this question, I decided it was ultimately a user experience one. Feel free to suggest a better site if you think it would fit ...
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How to calculate user interface's efficiency time

I'm making a user study. Users had to perform the same task 10 times. I've recorded the completion times of each task. How could I calculate the UI's efficiency based on this data? Does anyone know ...
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Anyone have statistics on allowing geolocation?

We're trying to work out how many people are likely to allow our website to access their location, so they don't have to enter a postcode/zipcode. We're debating automatically asking them versus ...
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What percent of non-English-native people use English system language on their phone?

tl;dr: "What proportion of Spanish (or some other non-English native) people use English as their phone language?" I am writing an Android app. I plan to publish it primarily in a specific country. ...
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How to ask a user which factors are most important to them when calculating weights in a model?

I'm creating an index related to "walkability". By walkability I mean: Length of sidewalk available User perception rating on various measures of performance Many other factors Some users may not ...
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How to determine the oldest browser version to support before you have users

I'm working on a brand new website and trying to figure out how to decide the oldest version of IE to support since I have absolutely no user information to look at. Most of the answers I come across ...
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Displaying statistics: Use spider graphs? [closed]

Is a spider graph or progress bars better to display a set of statistics/attributes? E.g. pace, shooting accuracy, dribbling for a football player.
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Are there devices narrower than 320px (and data on their usage for web browsing)?

Most organisations I know of when testing responsive designs (and responders to the question What is the smallest screen size you design for) use 320px as the narrowest device width they test for, ...
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Does adding a click count next to a hyperlink enhance the user experience?

What is the main purpose behind Discourse's link click count?
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Are there any statistics or research on location approval by users on mobile and desktop browsers?

I'm looking for statistics or research about users that permit browsers to use their location, drilled down to the type of browser, platform, vs. native apps, etc. Also, general recommendations about ...
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Editing functionalities in a voting system

In the current design, the voting system allows users to CRUD votes. What concerns me now is the editing part. Suppose a user created a new topic with 4 choices. All votes casted by different users ...
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Where can i find “numbers” about bounce rate statistics in mobile application?

I am about to offer my boss two user registration funnels. One that the user must validate their phone number before they can use the app (something my boss prefer) and the other let the user use the ...
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App Usage Statistics - WHAT do you gather?

I am considering adding "gather anonymous usage statistics", and was looking around for suggestions and experiences. I was a bit surprised that I could find a lot of how, but only little discussion ...
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How to improve Sales Statistics?

Staffs can see Sales Statistics on their dashboard which allow them to see number of sales made per day. This is a weekly Statistic. For example, on Tuesday Paul have 4 sales which has been "...
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Percentage of screen readers users in USA?

"Percentage of screen readers users in USA" : Is there a place where I can find such statistics ? A more global statistic that would still be good too. I came across this page but I could not find ...
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Usability issue when resizing browser window on responsive website

As I was discussing about the benefits of using responsive web design (RWD) nowadays, my manager said that one of his biggest gripe is the fact that horizontally resizing the browser window often ...
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Percentage of users who edit the URL of the site they're on?

The company I work for rents out vacation properties, with an alphanumeric ID for each property. Such as http://www.example-domain.tld/abc123456 There are SEO recommendations for using a slug / ...
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Why show usage numbers on the website?

Many websites show their usage statistics. For example, this website on the bottom of the page shows the number of people that are using the website at the moment, and how many updates were made. It's ...
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Best Way to Illustrate Creating Charts based on Dynamic Data

I'm developing a application that allows business users to create forms with fields such as text, select boxes, check boxes, radio buttons, numeric, etc with a easy drag-n-drop UI like: Once the form ...
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Should the “Send anonymous usage statistics” checkbox be enabled by default?

If you have a "Send anonymous usage statistics" checkbox in your application, should it be enabled by default or not? If you have it enabled by default, you will probably get more statistics, but some ...
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Guideline to choose among horizontal bar chart and vertical bar chart (For mobile device)

Currently, I were to implement a bar chart, to show dividend received from year 2000 till 2013 (as an example) I was still puzzling, on whether I should go for horizontal bar chart or vertical bar ...
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How to improve anonymous statistics reporting rate?

There are many different organizations starting to collect usage statistics in an attempt to improve the usability or user experience of their software. One of the common frustration when designing an ...
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Design layout statistics [closed]

Where can I find statistics about why a certain design layout is better? I keep suggesting changes at work and the department chair rolls them back. I need evidence to show why design trends are ...
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Does the average user understand the median?

I have a bunch of statistical data and I want to present a short summary to the user (non-technical consumer). Now I want to show an average and need to decide between arithmetic mean and median. From ...