Survey Response Design: Mutually Exclusive & Collectively Exhaustive Categories
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Survey Response Design: Mutually Exclusive & Collectively Exhaustive Categories
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First, the categories (response options) must be mutually exclusive, which means they do not overlap with one another. Second, survey response options must be collectively exhaustive, meaning they provide all possible options that could comprise a response list.