Solve a point source food outbreak

Solve a point source food outbreak

A point source or common source outbreak is investigated when a group of people are exposed to a common agent at a point in time. For this example I’m using the Salmonellosis project that’s included in Epi Info 7. I’ll show you how to open it up so you can follow along. I’m in the

Create a form from an Excel spreadsheet

Create a form from an Excel spreadsheet

This is the Excel spreadsheet that I’ll convert to a form in Epi Info. It’s rather large and has hundreds of records and I’ll show you how to do the conversion. I’m in the form designer and we need to use the Make Form from Data Table function. This function is available under the Tools

Sunland Caravans found the right person for their family business with jobactive

Sunland Caravans found the right person for their family business with jobactive

(Background music playing) My name’s Roy Wyss. I’m the Managing Director of Sunland Caravans. I started Sunland Caravans 13 years ago. I love the fact that this is really about a style of life. You know, a motor car is a mode of transport. Caravans are about enjoying a totally different form of lifestyle. Well,

Top tips on written advocacy, (from an ex-Home Office employee)

Top tips on written advocacy, (from an ex-Home Office employee)

Now I’m going to share with you something special. [piano and sax music] so I’ve just been in St Paul’s [London] for a really productive and creative meeting and now I want to give you a very quick video. Someone reached out to me recently on LinkedIn who had something to say about my work.

Epi Info 7 Overview

Epi Info 7 Overview

Epi Info 7 is a suite of free downloadable data management tools designed for the public health community. That is physicians, nurses, epidemiologists, and public health workers, as well as instructors in public health schools who need software tools to perform their typical epidemiological tasks. Whether you are conducting an outbreak investigation, community health assessment,

Recoding variables in the Visual Dashboard

Recoding variables in the Visual Dashboard

I’m in the Visual Dashboard and I’m using the E.coli project example that’s included in Epi Info 7 and I’ll choose the Food History form. We’ll use a frequency gadget as a refresher. We’ll choose the Frequency property of Ill. And here is my output. But if we were to do another frequency of Age

Publish a form to the web

Publish a form to the web

The Epi Info Web Survey System is a separate package from Epi Info 7 but is a seamless companion to the existing suite of tools in Epi Info 7. Before getting started, make sure that your web survey system has been set up by your organization’s IT department or local IT system administrator. You will

Create a 2×2 table

Create a 2×2 table

You should use Two by Two tables when you are looking for an association between a binary exposure and a binary outcome – such as if a person ate a certain food or not or if they got sick or not. You’re looking at a spreadsheet of the data we collected on a fictitious foodborne

Create a skip pattern using an “if, then” statement

Create a skip pattern using an “if, then” statement

Skip patterns, or conditional logic, make surveys flexible and efficient. They are used to move respondents automatically through a questionnaire based on their answers to questions. Skip patterns also help save time in the data entry process especially with long or complex surveys. In this video we will create a skip pattern with an “if,