# Counting specific items in a grouped field

I am working on a report that will show results by account.  I have grouped the report by account.  I am trying to show how many positive and negative results were reported for each account and their percentage rate.  I have tried several  different formulas and methods to get this and keep coming up against a brick wall.  Any suggestions.........
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Try this

Create 2 formulas

Name - IsPositive
If {YourField} > 0 then
1
Else
0

Name - IsNegative
If {YourField} < 0 then
1
Else
0

You can then summarize these as sums and do the calculations

Sum({IsPositive}) / Count({YourField})

Sum({IsNegative}) / Count({YourField})

mlmcc
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Commented:
One small, and perhaps obvious, thing, but if you want to include 0 in the positive results, change the first test to >= 0.

And if you're looking for the counts and percents for each account (instead of the entire report), add the group field to each summary function.  For example:

Sum ({@IsPositive}, {account group field}) / Count ({YourField}, {account group field})

James
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Most of the points should have gone to mlmcc.  I only posted a couple of alterations to his suggestion.  You can use the "Request Attention" link under your post to ask to have the question re-opened, and then split the points between us.

James
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