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Epi Map 2; a mapping program for IBM-compatible microcomputers
  • Published Date:
    December 1995
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  • Corporate Authors:
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (U.S.), Division of Surveillance and Epidemiologic Studies. ; World Health Organization, Office of Research Promotion and Development., Surveillance, Forecasting, and Impact Assessment Unit. ;
  • Description:
    Introduction: What Is Epi Map 2? -- Chapter. 1 Installation -- 2. A Quick introduction to Epi Map -- 3. Boundary files -- 4. Data files -- 5. Map files -- 6. Map types -- 7. Titles, legends, labels, and other annotations -- 8. Simplifying, projecting, importing, exporting, and rotating boundary files -- 9. Printing maps -- 10. Producing slides and transparencies -- 11. Multiple maps on one screen: the Map Manager -- 12. Linking Epi Map to Epi Info databases -- 13. Point-and-click information display -- 14. Epi Map program (.EMP) files -- 15. EPIMAP and EPIMAP64: using all of random access memory -- Reference: Epi Map MAP file structure -- Index

    Epi Map is a program for IBM-compatible microcomputers that produces and displays maps from geographic boundary files and data values entered from the keyboard or supplied in Epi Info or dBASE files. The data may be counts, rates, or other numeric values. In Color/Pattern maps, the values are represented as shading or color patterns for each geographic entity. In Dot Density maps, randomly placed dots proportional in number to the values are placed in each entity. Epi Map also produces Cartograms, in which the value for each geographic entity is allowed to control the size of the entity. Thus, a state or country will be small on the map if the value being represented (e.g., cases of AIDS) is small, but large if the number is large.

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