[EpiData-list] Re: EpiData-list Digest, Vol 60, Issue 9

epidata-list at lists.umanitoba.ca epidata-list at lists.umanitoba.ca
Thu Oct 16 15:31:45 CDT 2008


Hello All!The new form of capturing data with PDA or Mobile application is
known as Episurveyor  and it is facilitated by WHO and datadyne.  for free
software please check www.datadyne.org

Thanks
Ras Sedzro

On Thu, Oct 16, 2008 at 6:05 PM, <epidata-list-request at lists.umanitoba.ca>wrote:

> Send EpiData-list mailing list submissions to
>        epidata-list at lists.umanitoba.ca
>
> To subscribe or unsubscribe via the World Wide Web, visit
>        http://lists.umanitoba.ca/mailman/listinfo/epidata-list
> or, via email, send a message with subject or body 'help' to
>        epidata-list-request at lists.umanitoba.ca
>
> You can reach the person managing the list at
>        epidata-list-owner at lists.umanitoba.ca
>
> When replying, please edit your Subject line so it is more specific
> than "Re: Contents of EpiData-list digest..."
>
> EpiData-list mailing list
> ___________________________________
> Today's Topics:
>
>   1. PDA entry (epidata-list at lists.umanitoba.ca)
>   2. Alyshia Landry is out of the office.
>      (epidata-list at lists.umanitoba.ca)
>   3. Re: PDA entry (epidata-list at lists.umanitoba.ca)
>   4. Re: EpiData Analysis v2.1.0.150 available on      testing.php
>      (epidata-list at lists.umanitoba.ca)
>
>
> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
> From: epidata-list at lists.umanitoba.ca
> To: epidata-list at lists.umanitoba.ca
> Date: Wed, 15 Oct 2008 14:38:56 -0300
> Subject: [EpiData-list] PDA entry
> I do not have any experience with PDA, but I have used a software called
> PenDragon in a vaccine survey a time a go. This is used in palm tops. Its
> functionallity is very similar to EpiData.
>
> I guess a I did not help much,
>
> Sorry,
>
> Pedro Brasil
>
>
>
> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
> From: epidata-list at lists.umanitoba.ca
> To: epidata-list at lists.umanitoba.ca
> Date: Wed, 15 Oct 2008 14:27:09 -0400
> Subject: [EpiData-list] Alyshia Landry is out of the office.
>
> I will be out of the office starting  10/15/2008 and will not return until
> 10/17/2008.
>
> If you require immediate assistance, please contact Celina Sousa at
> extension 5300.
>
> Thanks and have a wonderful day,
> Alyshia
>
>
>
>
>
> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
> From: epidata-list at lists.umanitoba.ca
> To: Epidata Mail List <epidata-list at lists.umanitoba.ca>
> Date: Thu, 16 Oct 2008 09:30:58 +1100
> Subject: Re: [EpiData-list] PDA entry
> See the email from WHO below - many thanks to Leanne.
>
> Best regards,
> Maximilian de Courten MD, MPH
>
> On 15/10/2008, at 22:49, "Riley, Leanne" <rileyl at who.int> wrote:
>
>  Thanks Max.  Tony, my email at WHO is:
>>
>> rileyl at who.int
>>
>> We would be happy to share our survey software (we call it eSTEPS) with
>> you.  Best wishes, Leanne
>>
>>
>>
>> Leanne Riley
>> Team Leader, Surveillance
>> Department of Chronic Diseases and Health Promotion
>> World Health Organization
>> 20 Avenue Appia
>> CH 1211 Geneva, Switzerland
>> Tel: +41 22 791 4319
>> Email:  rileyl at who.int
>>
>> Please consider the environment before printing this email
>>
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: de Courten Maximilian [mailto:max.decourten at med.monash.edu.au]
>> Sent: 15 October 2008 03:45
>> To: epidata-list at lists.umanitoba.ca
>> Cc: Riley, Leanne
>> Subject: Re: [EpiData-list] PDA entry
>>
>> Hello Tony,
>>
>> The WHO has commissioned a PDA-based data capture software which is easy
>> to use for any questionnaire, contains various types of question types
>> (radio-button, tick-box, multiple answers, free-text fields, numeric
>> fields) and safes the data in the .rec format. The software is available
>> through WHO and was used in several surveys and some cost- comparison
>> against paper-based surveys were done too.
>> Best to contact Leanne Riley from WHO about its availability.
>>
>> Best regards
>>  Max
>>
>> On 15/10/2008, at 7:51 AM, epidata-list at lists.umanitoba.ca wrote:
>>
>>  Does anyone have any experience or suggestions for suitable data
>>> capture software on PDAs that will collect data in a form usable by
>>> EpiData?
>>> We're looking to do an immunisation survey. Flat file will be
>>> sufficient, no need for related fields.
>>>
>>> Tony Stewart
>>> _______________________________________________
>>> EpiData-list mailing list
>>> EpiData-list at lists.umanitoba.ca
>>> http://lists.umanitoba.ca/mailman/listinfo/epidata-list
>>>
>>
>>
>
>
> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
> From: epidata-list at lists.umanitoba.ca
> To: epidata-list at lists.umanitoba.ca
> Date: Wed, 15 Oct 2008 20:45:12 -0400
> Subject: Re: [EpiData-list] EpiData Analysis v2.1.0.150 available on
> testing.php
> Hi Jens,
>
> I've been playing with LIFETABLE and it seems to be functioning as
> described. I am using the CANCER dataset that is provided with Stata. I have
> not tried to reproduce results from Stata other than the graphs, which
> match. So I assume the underlying life tables match.
>
> It would be nice to have a chance to eat somewhere in Stockholm on the
> 27th. I don't know what time our meeting will end, but I don't think they
> have dinner planned as most people may just be heading home.
>
> Shirley will be sightseeing on the 27th.
>
> Jamie
>
> epidata-list at lists.umanitoba.ca wrote:
>
>> Dear all
>>
>> I have placed version 2.1 of EpiData Analysis on the
>> http://www.epidata.dk/testing.php for download.
>>
>> As always we cannot be sure if some "un-discovered" problems remain. But
>> obviously by moving to general download there should be no problems
>> resulting in e.g. wrong estimation or break-down. None such has been
>> reported, only some very special issues remaining - which you can see in the
>> Mantis database - but these will not affect the vast majority of users.
>>
>> If no major bugs show up within the next few days, the same version will
>> be placed for general download. One of the aspects for which no feedback has
>> been given is the lifetable and km-plot routines.
>>
>> The documentation in the form of the overall and detailed command
>> reference has been updated. In the next months all the pdf based
>> documentation will be revised and updated with current screen design etc.
>>
>> regards
>>
>> Jens Lauritsen
>> EpiData Association
>> _______________________________________________
>> EpiData-list mailing list
>> EpiData-list at lists.umanitoba.ca
>> http://lists.umanitoba.ca/mailman/listinfo/epidata-list
>>
>>
>
>
> ________________________________________
> EpiData-list at lists.umanitoba.ca
> http://lists.umanitoba.ca/mailman/listinfo/epidata-list
>
>


-- 
SEDZRO KOJO MENSAH
P.O.Box AS 387
Ashaiman -Tema
Ghana
House :   +233-22-300789
MOBILE : +233-244-458788
--------------------------------------------------
The information transmitted is intended only for the person or entity to
which it is addressed and may contain confidential and/or privileged
material. Any review, retransmission, dissemination or other use of, or
taking of any action in reliance upon, this information by persons or
entities other than the intended recipient is prohibited. If you received
this in error, please contact the sender and delete the material from any
computer.


More information about the EpiData-list mailing list