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5.5 General guidance for form coding

Mobile data collection tools allow for many simplifications to ease data collection and analysis: it’s all in the coding of the form! Indeed, the configuration of a collection questionnaire plays a big role in improving data entry, data quality and minimising cleaning compared to paper data collection: this is the great asset of the method if the form is well designed.

In order to take advantage of these possibilities, this section aims to give advice on choosing the right configurations to turn your questionnaire into a good mobile data collection questionnaire.

This section is thus composed of 3 sub-sections: