|Date: ||Mon, 21 Oct 1996 08:27:19 -0400|
|Sender: ||"SAS(r) Discussion" <SAS-L@UGA.CC.UGA.EDU>|
|From: ||thang <residue@GNV.IFAS.UFL.EDU>|
|Subject: ||Re: Data Entry Pkg Software|
Steve Doliov wrote:
> Phyllis Haynen <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> : I tried to copy the 5 1/4 disks to 3 1/2, but the "key" wouldn't let me.
> : Must be a safety feature so not just anyone could copy and make their own
> : disks to access the data whenever they wanted. Some time ago, I looked at
> : SAS/AF and it looked like it would take longer to set up something for a
> There is a pice of software that is availabe either for free or for a
> nominal fee that has been used widely in public health but it sounds
> like it would compeltely meet your needs. this piece of software is
> called Epi-Info. It allows you to set up data entry forms quite quickly
> and simply, along with value checks. i dont know if it beeps at you if
> you make an error. it also has the freature of writing the SAS program
> required to read the data froma flat file (ascoii file format).,
> i am quite sure you can find this on the web.
> steve doliov
You can get Epi-info from www.cdc.gov site.