1. ## Structuring Pivot Table

Dear All,

I have this table of data as shown below.

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I converted it to pivot table and would like to find out the number of 'yes' and 'no' in each category.

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However I tried adding on e.g Count of Women, Count of Man but it does not carry on in Column C and D respectively.

How do I do it such that the next category will be on Column C then D then E etc?

Thank you for your help!! Appreciate much!

2. Could you attach an example workbook with what you want the table to look like and what results you expect. I don't think a Pivot table is what you are after, your dataset is not set up to use a pivot table like I think you want.

I think you only need a COUNTIF formula.

If you put in B1:G1 of the summary sheet your headings: Parent's Life to Fashion
In A2:B2 Enter Yes and No, respectively

Then in B2: (change the Sheet name to match the sheet name the data is on, expand the range as desired)
=COUNTIF(Sheet1!B\$3:B\$22,\$A2)

Then you can copy B2 and paste in B2:G3 and you will have the Yes and No counts for each of the categories.

Instead of a summary table, I typically would insert the rows above the table to show the summaries on the same page and then freeze the frames.

Steve

3. sample.xlsxUnfortunately I've been told to use pivot table only.

Is there a way to change the table structure such that it can product the pivot table i want?

I've attached a sample of my excel and the end results that I want.

4. Why use a pivot table if the COUNTIF method I gave you gives that exact setup without rearranging the data. (see yellow area with orange calcs)

If you want a pivot table analysis, th data must be arranged in a combined table, where the categories are in their own column not 5 separate columns. (see Blue area) and the resulting pivot table is in green.

Steve

5. Thanks guy so much for your help!!

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