Take total of a field and use it for percentage

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I have a table which consists of questions whose answers are only Yes/No/NA. I would like to see total number of Yes,No and NA for all questions. I can sum them for only one row, but I want to do that for all table. After that, I want to take percentage of them without NA i.e.

 (total yes) / (total yes+ total no) and
 (total no) / (total yes+ total no) 

Then, I would like to have their graph as total yes-total no-total NA and percentage yes and no. 

How can I do this?

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Ideally all of these questions and answers would be child records (which provides much better reporting capabilities), but seeing as you just have the fields...

You will want to make 3 formula fields; # of Yes, # of No, # of N/A.

If the formula you use will be something to the affect of:
If([Question 1]="Yes", 1, 0),
If([Question 2]="Yes", 1, 0),
If([Question 3]="Yes", 1, 0)

Repeat for all questions, then you can copy it and change the "Yes" to "No" and "N/A".

Now you will have numeric values that you can graph or count for your averages and totals.
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Thank you. I have already this formula, but this works for only one entry. What I want is sum all "Yes" answers from all entries in other words reaching total as can be found below.

Is there a way to reach these values? 
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Try this

Make a new formula numeric percentage field called [Yes %]

var number Yes = Count(
[Q1] = "Yes",
[Q2] = "Yes",
[Q3] = "Yes",
[Q4] = "Yes",
[Q5] = "Yes");

Do the same for the NOs.


$Yes / ($Yes + $No)

Then set that field to show averages and not totals