Import 'Epidata' XML Files '.epx'

Import data from 'Epidata' XML files '.epx' and convert it to R data structures.

Import Epidata xml files (.epx) in R object


z <- read.epx("sample.epx", use.epidata.labels=TRUE)

DF <-


with R 3.4.0 this function generates many warning. That is tied to the fact than XML package has not still be updated.


0.3-0 - 2017-11-07

ADD: "abstract" method which returns some fields of StudyInfo.

0.2-0 - 2017-03-07


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0.4-1 by Jean Pierre Decorps, 11 days ago

Browse source code at

Authors: Jean Pierre Decorps [aut, cre] , David Whiting [aut] , Bruno Granouillac [ctb] , Laura March [ctb]

Documentation:   PDF Manual  

GPL-3 license

Depends on XML, httr

See at CRAN