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Scoring system

Thread began 11/07/2013 4:04 pm by iainmacdonald331081 | Last modified 11/07/2013 6:52 pm by iainmacdonald331081 | 339 views | 2 replies |

iainmacdonald331081

Scoring system

This will likely be custom support needing a paid ticket (which isn't a problem), but its got to start somewhere.

I'm looking to add a scoring system to an existing database.

There is currently a table 'lodges', and the objective is to have a series of questions where voters can give a score out of 10 for a lodge for each question.

So an example question might be:

index5.php

This inserts a record in a table 'scores' with the field:

LodgeID (to link back to the lodges table) - hidden field pulling through the LodgeID from the query on the page.
Question which is currently just a number (maybe worth having a third table 'questions' - also a hidden field.
Score ID - unique PK for the 'scores' table.
Score - the score based on the selection made.

So for example, that gives a table with records like:

ScoreID, LodgeID, Question, Score
1, 288, 1, 10
1, 288, 1, 8
1, 288, 1, 6
1, 288, 1, 4
1, 288, 1, 2

So far so good - the part I would need help with is to calculate and store:

1. The number of votes cast for any question for any lodge.
2. The average score received for that question.

So with the sample data above LodgeID 288 has had 5 votes cast for question 1, with an average score of 6.

I hope that makes sense - it may be that the table fields / structure is all wrong, or at least needs additional fields somewhere to store the calculated fields, but I wanted to at least try to make a start so it might make some sense.

If you could steer me in the right direction, or even help out with some paid support that would be appreciated as ever.

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Jason ByrnesWebAssist

Use SQL to calculate the average and count the answers:

SELECT COUNT(ScoreID) as scoreCount, AVG(Score) as AverageScore FROM scores WHERE LodgeID = 288 AND Question = 1

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iainmacdonald331081

Thanks Jason - that's a big help getting the next bit done.

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