There are two main field types:
- Close-ended: Date, option button, drop-down list, checkbox
- Open-ended: Free text fields
|Types of fields||Explanation|
Dates in EpiSurv use the following format: DD-MM-YYYY.
The date picker is also available for these fields.
|Option button||Can only select one option (e.g. disease name, sex)|
|Drop-down list||The list will appear after you have typed the first 3 characters (e.g. schools, occupations and ethnicities)|
|Checkbox||Tick all that apply, e.g. other ethnicities|
|Free text fields||Other specify and comments fields|