Design, development, and implementation of a data processing system for multiple controlled trials and epidemiologic studies.

@article{Hawkins1986DesignDA,
  title={Design, development, and implementation of a data processing system for multiple controlled trials and epidemiologic studies.},
  author={Barbara S. Hawkins and SR. Singer},
  journal={Controlled clinical trials},
  year={1986},
  volume={7 2},
  pages={89-117}
}
We were given the opportunity to design and implement a general data processing system to accommodate several different epidemiologic studies to be conducted by a new research group. A survey of 15 operating data centers was conducted in preparation for undertaking the design and development of our system. The results of the survey indicated that data processing activities can be classified, both conceptually and operationally, into three modules: data recording and data entry, data management… CONTINUE READING

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