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I have a feedback poll on my website, and need to find some sourced data or article which states how frequently users generally give feedback when using online polls that look like this:

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For example the wikipedia feedback poll is discussed here, but I could not find data which shows what percentage of users actually used it to give feedback (e.g. "on average x% of visitors to articles gave feedback via the online poll").

Stack overflow also has a generic feedback poll for users who do not have an account / are not logged in. Any statistics for how frequently this poll is used would also be a good answer. I remember Jeff Attwood wrote a blog post once briefly mentioning that it was hardly ever used, but no numbers were mentioned.

Any help would be greatly appreciated.

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The simpler your form, and the cleaner it looks, the more people will actually take the moment to rate your content. Perhaps a 1-5 stars bar similar to your background color (hovering over 4 starts will highlight the first 4) and clicking will submit the rating. Use cookies to "never show the form" to people who already rated. Don't say "Hey, before you leave, rate this!" The one you have pictured is not bad at all, but perhaps limit it to just one category "helpfulness" and make clicking the stars submit, rather than the extra step of the submit button. Remove the checkbox too. – ionFish Aug 8 '12 at 0:54
@Adjam - I would recommend that you bring this answer to meta.SO if you want to inquire directly w/the StackExchange admins. – danlefree Aug 8 '12 at 1:01
@danlefree have done so here thanks for the suggestion – Adjam Aug 8 '12 at 12:40

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