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Epi info, version 6 : a word-processing, database, and statistics program for public health on IBM-compatible microcomputers
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    January 1996
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    Introduction -- 1. How To Use This Manual -- 2. What Is Epi Info, Version 6? -- 3. What's New in Version 6? -- 4. Installing Epi Info -- 5. Running Epi Info -- -- Level I: Word Processing Functions -- 6. Using EPED, the Epidemiologist’s Editor, As aGeneral Word Processor -- 7. Creating Questionnaires Using EPED -- -- Level I: Entering and Analyzing Data Without Programming -- 8. Entering Data Using the ENTER Program -- 9. ANALYSIS: Producing Lists, Frequencies, Tables, Statistics, and Graphs from Epi Info Files -- -- Level II: More Refined Data Entry and Analysis -- 10. The CHECK Program: Optional Error Checking, Coding, and Skip Patterns During Data Entry -- 11. Writing Programs and Preparing Data for ANALYSIS -- 12. Example of Epidemic Investigation : an Epidemic of Paralytic Shellfish Poisoning -- 13. More ANALYSIS: Writing New Files; Restructuring Records; Communicating with the Screen and Printer; Summary Records -- 14. CSAMPLE: Analyzing Data from Complex Survey Samples -- -- Level II: Other Epi Info Functions -- 15. STATCALC and EPITABLE: Two Statistical Calculators -- 16. EXPORT: Producing Files for Use in Other Database and Statistical Systems -- 17. IMPORTing Data Files from Other Programs -- 18. MERGE: Merging and Updating Files and Records -- 19. Duplicate Data Entry and Validation--Two Approaches -- 20. EPIGLUE/EPI6: Menuing and Executive Health Information Shell with Hypertext -- 21. EPIAID, the Tutorial and Interactive Text Function in EPED -- -- Level III: Advanced Features of Epi Info -- 22. Programming the Data Entry Process with .CHK Files -- 23. Example: Programs For Nutritional Anthropometry -- 24. Precise Control of Tables: the REPORT Command -- 25. Linking Files Together: Relational Features of ANALYSIS, MERGE, and ENTER -- 26. Example: NETSS, a Disease Surveillance System, using Relational File Structure and Hypertext Output -- 27. Generating Artificial Data Files and Random Numbers; -- 28. Writing EPIAID Programs -- -- Using Epi Info in Special Environments -- 29. Using Epi Info with Languages Other Than English -- 30. Portable Computers and Epidemiologic Field Investigation -- -- Reference Section -- 31. Limitations of Speed and Memory, Debugging, and What To Do When Problems Occur -- 32. Statistics: Understanding the Results -- 33. EPED Commands -- 34. EPIAID Commands -- 35. ENTER and CHECK Commands -- 36. ANALYSIS Commands -- 37. Epi Info File Structure -- 38. Epi Info and Local Area Networks (LANs) -- 39. The Programmer’s Toolkit and the REC2QES and MAKELIST Utilities -- -- Functional Index -- Epidemic Investigation -- Disease Surveillance -- -- Alphabetic Index.

    Manual by Andrew G. Dean. revised for Version 6.03, January 1996.

    Program produced through collaboration between The Division of Surveillance and Epidemiology Studies, Epidemiology Program Office, Centers for Disease Control and the Global Programme on AIDS, World Health Organization.

    Suggested citation: Dean AG, Dean JA, Coulombier D, Brendel KA, SmithDC, Burton AH, Dicker RC, Sullivan K, Fagan RF, Arner, TG. Epi Info, Version 6: a word processing, database, and statistics program for public health on IBM compatible microcomputers. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, U.S.A., 1996.

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