[EpiData-list] Major news : Rewritten EpiData Analysis v1.0, updated versions of EpiData Manager and EntryClient

EpiData development and support epidata-list at lists.umanitoba.ca
Thu Jun 14 15:35:09 CDT 2018

Thanks - another good news is that we have an in-house version capable 
of odds ratios, risk ratios and M-H tests. Will be out once the testing 
is complete.

Best wishes

Jens Lauritsen

On 14/06/18 17:25, EpiData development and support wrote:
> ¡Thanks! That's great.
> Regards,
> El 08/05/18 a las 12:30, EpiData development and support escribió:
>> For all EpiData Users.
>> Today we have taken a major step forward with the release of a 
>> rewritten EpiData Analysis in version 1.0 and version 4.4 of Manager 
>> and EntryClient. The ability to use relational structures, 
>> encryption, user logging and other complex aspects has been implemented.
>> We do hope that users will find this an important step forward. It 
>> will not be long before further functionality is available in 
>> Analysis. In the test versions we have already a functional 
>> aggregate, and tables is next step.
>> Get the new versions for Linux, Mac and Windows from:
>> www.epidata.dk/download.php
>> Read the introduction documents for each software from the help menu 
>> after you start the software.
>> As always when versions of software change be particularly critical 
>> to ensure backup copies of all data in a secure place before updating.
>> Analysis is ready as v1.0 in terms of:
>> - read project files  (epx/epz including encrypted files),
>>                   but also Stata dta, CSV, Rec+Chk files)
>> - data management
>> - combine files (merge, append)
>> - saving, exporting and archiving data files
>>      (epx, dta, csv, ddi-3.1) including metadata
>> - frequencies, count, means
>> - validation of files and other aspects
>> For Windows there is a combined installer for all three types of 
>> software - regardless of whether you have a 32 or 64 bit computer.
>> All three EpiData software tools use an updated data file structure. 
>> Once you have read and saved an epx file it will not be possible to 
>> open it in a previous version of the software. So make sure to update 
>> all copies of the software that you are using, e.g. if you have local 
>> data entry.
>> All example files are now located in a specific user specified 
>> folder, which you may choose during installation. In that folder 
>> example pgm files for analysis and pdf introduction documents are 
>> contained.
>> Observation: on some restricted systems (eg. in a hospital) the user 
>> might not be asked to decide the folder position during installation 
>> or other user specifications. We cannot apparently control the 
>> installation completely.
>> As always discuss function on this list and contact us in case of 
>> serious or reproducible data errors occurring due to system 
>> functioning on info (at) epidata.dk
>> We wish to express as well thanks for inspiration and help from in 
>> particular Jamie Hockin and Hans Rieder, but also received funding 
>> from The Union (DFID fund) and other funding bodies.
>> Torsten B. Christensen and Jens Lauritsen
>> EpiData Association
>> Denmark
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