When a background variable is added to the Grid Table, the result is a very compact table displaying either the Mean or First Category Percent:
In cross grid tables the values can be either:
Top Box Percentage
Bottom Box Percentage
Top Box Percentage/Bottom Box Percentage: A cross grid table containing percentages would typically grow very large and is typically not what is needed. In the example below, each of the scale variables contains five categories from ‘Strongly agree’ to ‘Strongly disagree’. By selecting ‘Bottom 1 Box’, the percentage from the category with the lowest value (NOT order!).