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How to create a custom count function for multiple fields of data

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Hello Experts!

We need to produce reporting on score aggregates, per submitter and large group. We are downloading a file of submitted scores. There is one line per submitter. Each submitter submits scores (scores of 0 through 4) on 5 to 6 criterion for 10 items. We need to consolidate the scores to a count per criterion per submitter. So, going from:

Item 1 Criterion 1 score      Item 1 Criterion 2 Score      Item 2 Criterion 1 Score      Item 2 Criterion 2 Score
1                                                                  2                                               1                                             3

To (note: values are counts not sums/averages/etc...)

Criterion 1 Score 1      Criterion 1 Score 2      Criterion 1 Score 3
2                                                   1                                                1

We also need to split the file by categories (see attached image). We were trying to use Excel 2016 Get and Transform to take the original data file and A) split the original file into three category files (successful); B) create the aggregate score count columns (criterion 1 score 1, etc.) (not successful). We can do the score counting in a regular worksheet using COUNTIF, and we could then transform again to remove the individual item columns, but we had hoped there would be a way to do it in the transform however none of the transform functions seem to be the right thing.

Ultimately, an image of the output is attached. Please and thank you!
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