When in Expert Mode (the checkbox in the upper-right corner) there are many more choices for how search results can be presented.
Dose-adjusted Graphs and Tables
MedAlerts is able to show graphs and tables of the number of VAERS reports per dose of vaccine administered. This is done by selecting special "dose-adjusted" Graph and Table factors: Vaccines (dose-adjusted) and Year of Vaccination (dose-adjusted).
For example, if there are 1,000,000 doses given, and 500 VAERS reports, then the ratio is 500 / 1,000,000 = 0.0005 VAERS reports per vaccination.
Click Here to see the dosage numbers being used.
Reverse Vaccine Search
When choosing Vaccines in Section 3, it is possible to request that the listed vaccines not be selected. For example, if you want to see all vaccine products except for FLU, then select FLU and click on Excluded.
Event Detail Sorting
When Event Details are requested, there is a choice of how to order them. You can also check Reverse Ordering to reverse that order.
Adjusting Maps for Census
Maps can be adjusted for census data so that, instead of showing the total number of events that occurred in each state, they show the number of events per person in each state. This normalizes the data so that highly-populated states don't always appear bad.
When Tables or Graphs are made, analysis values are computed. These values are shown with 2 digits of precision to the right of the decimal point (for example "26.12"). To change this precision value, a Precision choice appears in Section 1.
Custom Month Bar Colors
When making a monthly graph (for example, "Month of Vaccination" or "Month of Onset") it is possible to colorize the monthly bars so that they are more easily recognizable. Of course, this applies only to bar graphs, not line or pie graphs. Choosing Custom Month Bar Colors and a monthly graph makes the following section appear in the search form:
Enter color values for each month. Leave the month blank to use the default color (yellow).
Saving Event Details To Disk
In the "Event Details" part of Section 1, Expert Mode gives you a new checkbox: Save To File. This requests that the Event Details be saved to a disk file on your local computer. This file is a tab-separated text file that can be read into any spreadsheet program. If you choose this form, there will be no web output from a "Find", so no Table, Map, Graph, or Event Details will be shown.
The columns in the spreadsheet are:
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