System Variable Glossary
This article will provide a list of System Variables along with supplemental information
The term "System Variable" refers to the set of variables built into every project automatically. These variables are available in the Export Files section of each project as needed.
Below is the list of all of the "System Variables" along with the definition, key (when applicable) and if the ability to recode the variable exists via the 'Bulk Update' feature.
|Variable Name||Definition||Key (if applicable)||Bulk Update Available?|
|CID||This refers to the assigned respondent number||NA||No|
|STATUS||Respondent status while taking the survey|| 1='In Process'
|TERMINATION_CODE||There are system generated codes provided for each termination. This will vary from project to project||NA||Yes|
|START_DATE||This is the respondents START time. When they started the survey. (Time in EST)||NA||No|
|END_DATE||This is the respondents END time. When they finished the survey. (Time in EST)||NA||No|
|LENGTH_OF_INTERVIEW||Amount of time, in seconds, a respondent took to complete the survey.||NA||No|
|TEST||Flag used to tell the difference between test respondents vs real respondents.|| 'Y'=Test Respondent
|LAST_PAGE||Last page seen by a respondent. If a respondent abandoned and came back, this is where he/she would land.||NA||No|
|LOCALE||The language version used to take the survey||NA||No|
|SAMPLE_SOURCE||The is a numeric code given to each sample provider. Used in every project but used mostly when trying to manage multiple sample sources.||NA||No|
|RESP_TOKEN||Unique respondent identifier assigned by the sample provider. Also called the passcode or password.||NA||Yes|
|IS_MOBILE||Flags if the respondent was using a mobile device|| 1=Mobile Device
2=Not a Mobile Device
|DEVICE_TYPE||Flags the specific type of device used to take the survey, if possible.|| 1 'Console'
|PLATFORM||Platform used to take the survey, if possible.|| 1 '3DS System Software'
3 'Apple TV Software'
4 'BlackBerry OS'
5 'BlackBerry Tablet OS'
7 'Mac OS X'
9 'PS Vita System Software'
10 'PS3 System Software'
11 'PS4 Software'
12 'PSP System Software'
15 'Windows Mobile'
16 'Windows Phone'
17 'Windows RT'