Boolean: simple yes/no response, used for compliance questions primarily
Decimal: spec requiring decimal, you can determine number of decimal places, used for recording data where extreme precision and/or small numbers make a difference
List: create a list of responses (for example: Good, Fair, Poor appearance), used for any measurement that has a limited number of choices (Score, Color, etc.)
Integer: spec requiring a whole number, used for general counts
Percent: spec requiring percent response, used primarily for color percentage
Score: list including a number to indicate scoring
Temperature: spec requiring a temperature reading. You determine number of decimal places and scale (Fahrenheit or Celsius).
Text: alphanumeric field (letters and numbers)
Weight: spec requiring unit of measurement. You determine number of decimal places and unit of measurement.