Epi Info and OpenEpi in Epidemiology and Clinical Medicine: Health Applications of Free Software

Epi Info and OpenEpi in Epidemiology and Clinical Medicine: Health Applications of Free Software

by Andrew G. Dean, Kevin M. Sullivan, Minn Minn Soe
     
 

Epi Info is a free computer program from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention(CDC), downloaded 2 million times since 1998, and referred to in over 1 million web pages. It allows anyone with a computer to design a questionnaire, enter data, and do tabulation and statitistical analysis. This book tells how to use Epi Info for rapid surveys and research studies…  See more details below

Overview

Epi Info is a free computer program from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention(CDC), downloaded 2 million times since 1998, and referred to in over 1 million web pages. It allows anyone with a computer to design a questionnaire, enter data, and do tabulation and statitistical analysis. This book tells how to use Epi Info for rapid surveys and research studies and for constructing electronic medical records, public health surveillance systems. graphs, and maps. Sample programs can be downloaded from the web.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781449538910
Publisher:
CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date:
02/16/2010
Pages:
366
Product dimensions:
7.44(w) x 9.69(h) x 0.76(d)

Meet the Author

Andrew G. Dean, MD, MPH, FACE, epidemiologist and international health researcher, led the Epi Info development team for 18 years at the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention(CDC). Beginning in 2002, he programmed the Javascript framework and interface of OpenEpi, and developed Epi Info applications for patient records and antiretroviral dose calculations in an HIV/AIDS clinic in the Dominican Republic.
Kevin M. Sullivan, PhD, MPH, MHA, is an Associate Professor in the Departments of Epidemiology and Global Health, Rollins School of Public Health at Emory University, and a consultant in the Nutrition Branch at CDC. He was a member of the Epi Info Development Team, and supervised the statistical programming in the current version of Epi Info. He is co-designer, statistical prime mover, and publicist for OpenEpi
Minn Minn Soe, MD, MPH, MCTM, was born in Burma (Myanmar), and worked with migrants in conflict zones along the Thai-Burma border., before emigrating to the U.S in 2001. He tested Epi Info analytical functions and developed statistical code for parts of Open Epi while working in the Rollins School of Public Health at Emory University. He is currently a medical epidemiologist at the Tennessee State Health Department.

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