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Data Export Tab

Last Updated: Jan 09, 2017 05:31PM EST


The Data Export tab enables headquarters to export:
  • Data for all survey cases or by survey case status (interviewer assigned, completed, approved by supervisor, or approved by headquarters
  • Binary data
  • Metadata
  • Paradata

How to export data


Step 1

Log in to the server as the headquarters user. If you are testing Survey Solutions, log in at

Note that each institution using Survey Solutions will utilize their own server. Consequently, the server address above may not be applicable. 


Step 2

Click on the Data Export tab


Step 3

Select the questionnaire template whose data you would like to export. In the Status menu, you can choose among exporting all the data (independently of the interview status) or only the interviews that were already approved by headquarters.

Scroll down the page to see all the data types available for export. 


Step 4

Click on the generate button for the type of data file that you would like to download. For DDI, skip to step 5. 


Step 5

Click on the download button after the update is completed.

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