The issue at stake
Epidemiological studies are based on data collected on a sample of the population. They are a raw material whose reliability is a prerequisite for accurate analysis. Therefore, ensuring data quality is an essential point. It involves epidemiologists in the preparation of studies and in the field.
Epiconcept develops indicators dedicated to the evaluation of the quality of databases as well as STATA and R applications allowing the automation of their analysis.
These solutions are used by the European Center for Disease Control (ECDC) to administer its TESSy database (European Infectious Disease Surveillance Data).