Manuals, Books, and Guides

Open Source Solutions - R (643KB)

A practical introduction to using the R environment for data analysis and graphics to work with epidemiological data. Topics covered include univariate statistics, simple statistical inference, charting data, two-by-two tables, stratified analysis, matched analysis, chi-square for trend, logistic regression, survival analysis, computer-intensive methods, and extending R using user-provided functions. The current version of this document is dated 16th MAY 2005.

Cross-sectional Surveys Group-work Guide (522KB)

A problem-based learning group-work guide concentrating on the design, planning, and analysis of a cross-sectional survey of nutritional status in an emergency context.

Analysing Data (UK Version) (619KB)

A practical introduction to analysing data using EpiInfo version 6.xx. Exercises are based around the analysis of a study into stress levels experienced by social work students in the United Kingdom.

Analysing Data (US Version) (664KB)

A practical introduction to analysing data using EpiInfo version 6.xx. Exercises are based around the analysis of The San Francisco Men's Health Study (a prospective epidemiological study designed to learn more about the natural history of HIV/AIDS).

Data Management for Surveys and Trials (EpiInfo) (355KB)

A practical introduction to data management using EpiInfo version 6.xx.

Data Management for Surveys and Trials (EpiData) (416KB)

A practical introduction to data management using EpiData.

Don't Panic! (742KB)

A guide to statistical methods for outbreak investigation.

Getting Started ... EpiInfo version 6 (213KB)

Practical introduction to EpiInfo version 6.xx.

Logistic Regression for EpiInfo (79KB)

Manual for Gerald E. Dallal's logistic regression EpiInfo add-in.

Introduction to CSAS surveys (321KB)

An introduction to the CSAS coverage survey method in words and pictures.

Notes on capture-recapture techniques (274KB)

An introduction to using capture-recapture studies for estimating the sensitivity of rapid case-finding methods including material on the basic method, estimators, underlying assumptions, sources of bias, and sample size.

Notes on sample-size requirements for CSAS coverage surveys (192KB)

A guidance note on calculating sample-size requirements for CSAS and similar coverage surveys for selective-entry programs.