Copy of Control of Communicable Diseases Manual (CCDM) Survey

1. Please answer the following questions about the Control for Communicable Diseases Manual.

 
The American Public Health Association appreciates the time you are taking to complete this survey. We are evaluating whether CCDM users are interested in an online or digital version of the book. Your comments will be put to good use.
1. Why do you use the Control of Communicable Diseases Manual (CCDM)? Select as many answers as apply.
2. How frequently do you consult the CCDM?
3. How do you currently find the information you need in the printed version of CCDM. Please select all that apply.
4. Do you mark-up your print CCDM with your own notes? If yes, please explain how.
5. If it is important for the CCDM to be portable, what methods best describe how you might use the manual? Please select all that apply.
6. If APHA considered offering content in various formats what would be most important to you? Please rank in order of importance.
Must haveVery important to haveMight be interestingNot important at all
Printed book
Online website
Offline application on your laptop/PC
eBook
Smart phone
PDA
CD-Rom
7. Of the formats marked above as "must have" or "very important" please explain why these are important to you.
8. Which formats are you least likely to use? Please select all that apply.
9. Please rank the following methods of searching a digital version of CCDM content in order of importance.
First (highest)SecondThirdFourthFifthSixthSeventhEighth (lowest)
Name of disease in English
Name of disease in Latin
ICD 9 and 10 health codes
Infectious agent
Keyword
Methods of control
Classes of diseases
Means of disease transmission
10. For an online or digital version of CCDM please rank the following features in order of importance, 1 being the highest.
Must haveVery important to haveMight be interestingNot important at all
Text to speech
Community features such as comments, shared bookmarks, ask an expert, etc
The ability to easily search content by keyword and other fields
The ability to add notes to the text
The ability to highlight text
Multimedia content that supplements the text
The ability to email a friend
Linkage to a medical dictionary or other information outside of CCDM
11. Which would be more important to you?
12. How do you currently purchase your print CCDM?
13. How many people share your book?
14. Where do you use the CCDM? Select as many as apply.
15. What other sources do you use to find information on controlling communicable diseases?
16. Other than English, into what languages would you like to see the CCDM translated?
17. What cost would you find reasonable for an electronic version of CCDM?
18. What other comments do you have about the format or use of a digital or online version of CCDM?
Thank you for taking this survey. We appreciate your time and input.
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