is a suite of public health software tools designed to help with the analysis, management, and visualization of public health data. Developed by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Epi Info
is used by public health professionals, researchers, and healthcare providers around the world to collect, analyze, and represent data.
Epi Info provides users with an easy to use, free, and open source application to facilitate the collection, management, and analysis of epidemiological data.
Data Entry: Epi Info's data entry capabilities allow users to create and manage data collection forms for surveys, interviews, and other data collection activities. Forms can be customized to include specific questions and answer choices, as well as to require data entry validation.
Data Analysis: Epi Info includes a set of analysis tools that help users to explore, summarize, and visualize data. Users can generate descriptive statistics, perform hypothesis tests, and generate charts and graphs.
Data Management: Epi Info includes a variety of tools for managing data, including a built-in database, file import/export tools, and data cleaning and validation tools.
Data Sharing: Epi Info makes it easy to share data with colleagues and other users. Data can be exported in multiple formats, including text, HTML, and PDF.
Surveillance: Epi Info includes tools for monitoring health trends and tracking outbreaks. Users can create surveillance systems and generate reports on the status of public health.
Geographic Information Systems (GIS): Epi Info includes integrated GIS mapping tools that allow users to map data and view health trends geographically.
Programming Language: Epi Info includes a built-in programming language for creating custom applications and analysis tools.
Integration: Epi Info can be used in conjunction with other public health tools, including SAS, SPSS, and STATA.
User Interface: Epi Info has a user-friendly interface that makes it easy to navigate and use the software.
Security: Epi Info includes security features to help protect data from unauthorized access.
Mobile Capabilities: Epi Info includes mobile capabilities, allowing users to collect and analyze data in the field.
Cost: Epi Info is free to use.
Support: Epi Info includes a variety of user support resources, including documentation, tutorials, and user forums.