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SAS, SPSS, or Systat?

Philippe Lebrun plebrun at minf.vub.ac.be
Wed Mar 16 07:24:49 EST 1994


In article <2m277v$5rq at emoryu1.cc.emory.edu>, jnipp at cc.emory.edu (Jeffrey  Nipp) writes:
|> 
|> We have access to site liscenced copies of the windows versions of SAS, 
|> SPSS and Systat.  We are looking for an easy to use stat package which 
|> will handle clinical research studies with tens to hundreds of patients 
|> and multiple variables.  I am nearly statistics illiterate, and the rest 
|> of the lab is not much better, so HELP facilities are a big plus as 
|> well.  Any suggestions on which package would be best?  From looking at 
|> the manuals, Systat looks to be the easiest to use, but we'd like to hear 
|> it form someone who knows what they are talking about!  :)


Try Epi-info. It was developped for epidemiological studies, and 
is much simpler to use than SPSS, BDMP, and other complex stat
packages I tried. It contains all the statistics I needed for
my clinical studies.
There must still be freeware versions available.

philippe




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