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Folks on today’s coaching call asked for examples of 6-point Likert-Type scales. I recommend using an even numbered scale if you want to force your respondents to make a decision. If you believe your respondents may truly not have an opinion on something, use an even scale to determine how many folks are sitting on the fence. Both odd and even-numbered scales are helpful – it just depends what you want to use them to learn.
Here are a few …
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Also, if you get stuck on the terms to use, you can always include text anchors only at each end and list the remainder as numbers only. For example,
1 – not at all important/accurate -2- -3- -4- -5- 6 – extremely important/accurate