Informatics for the public health workforce
Microsoft Access is a software tool used to create databases for easy organization, access, and sharing of information. Access can create tables of data, run queries about the data, create forms to view data, and generate printable reports all through one interface. Access also can compare data using relationships between the data stored in the individual tables. Access’s ability to support a wide variety of data file types allows for straightforward importing and exporting of data from other files, programs, and throughout a network. Access provides a single, easy to use program for data organization and management.
Uses for a database program in the public health world:
This tutorial provides a basic level introduction to Microsoft Access.
Participants in this tutorial will be able to:
Reference: Developed by The Council on Linkages Between Academia and Public Health Practice.