Yes, this bad - usually this means you have a disaster on your hands.
On very rare occasions, however, the situation is salvageable. If you want to send me your study (email@example.com) I'll be happy to take a look at it. I'll need the .ssi file, the .cgi file and the .db3 file.
I don't want to over-promise, however, as by far the most likely result is that you'll have a disaster on your hands and I'll advise you to refield the survey.