REDCap Features

Build online surveys and databases quickly and securely in your browser – Create and design your project using a secure login from any device. No extra software required. Access from anywhere, at any time.

  • Fast and flexible – Go from project creation to starting data collection in less than one day.  Customizations and changes are possible any time, even after data collection has begun.
  • Advanced instrument design features – Auto-validation, calculated fields, file uploading, branching/skip logic, and survey stop actions.
  • Diverse and flexible survey distribution options – Use a list of email addresses or phone numbers for your survey respondents and automatically contact them with personalized messages, and track who has responded. Or create a simple link for an anonymous survey for mass email mailings, to post on a website, or print on a flyer.
  • Data quality – Use field validation, branching/skip logic, and Missing Data Codes to improve and protect data quality during data entry. Open data queries to automatically identify and resolve discrepancies and other issues real-time.
  • Custom reporting – Create custom searches for generating reports to view aggregate data. Identify trends with built-in basic statistics and charts.
  • Export data to common analysis packages – Export your data as a PDF or as CSV data for easy analysis in SAS, Stata, R, SPSS, or Microsoft Excel.
  • Secure file storage and sharing – Upload and share any type of file with anyone in the world through the File Repository feature or Send-It tool. Also works with exports and other built-in file uploading features.
  • Data-based triggers and alerts – Send real-time alerts and notifications to your team or other stakeholders via email, text, or phone based on certain data being entered or specific questions having a particular answer.
  • Connect to other resources – Use built-in features (API) to move data to/from your project. Build your own custom software development features to connect your project to other systems.

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