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The Filter Cart provides a powerful way to query and access data for which you may be interested.  

A few points related to the filter cart are important to understand with the NDA Query/Filter implementation: 

First, the filter cart is populated asyncronously.  So, when you run a query, it may take a moment to populate but this will happen in the background so you can define other queries during this time.  

When you are adding your first filter, all data associated with your query will be added to the filter cart (whether it be a collection, a concept, a study, a data structure/elment or subjects). Not all data structures or collections will necessarily be displayed.  For example, if you select the NDA imaging structure image03, and further restrict that query to scan_type fMRI, only fMRI images will appear and only the image03 structure will be shown.  To see other data structures, select "Find All Subject Data" which will query all data for those subjects. When a secord or third filter is applied, an AND condition is used.  A subject must exist in all filters.  If the subject does not appear in any one filter, that subjects data will not be included in your filter cart. If that happens, clear your filter cart, and start over.  

It is best to package more data than you need and access those data using other tools, independent of the NDA (e.g. miNDAR snapshot), to limit the data selected.  If you have any questions on data access, are interested in using avaialble web services, or need help accessing data, please contact us for assistance.  

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Element NameData TypeSizeRequiredDescriptionValue RangeNotesAliases
subjectkeyGUIDRequiredThe NDAR Global Unique Identifier (GUID) for research subjectNDAR*
src_subject_idString20RequiredSubject ID how it's defined in lab/project
interview_ageIntegerRequiredAge in months at the time of the interview/test/sampling/imaging.0 :: 1260Age is rounded to chronological month. If the research participant is 15-days-old at time of interview, the appropriate value would be 0 months. If the participant is 16-days-old, the value would be 1 month.
interview_dateDateRequiredDate on which the interview/genetic test/sampling/imaging/biospecimen was completed. MM/DD/YYYYRequired field
sexString20RequiredSex of the subjectM;FM = Male; F = Femalegender
acquest1IntegerRecommendedHow easy was it to understand the computerized emotion task? (did it make sense?)1::51=Very easy; 2=Slightly Easy; 3=Not Sure; 4=Hard; 5=Very Hard
acquest2IntegerRecommendedHow fun or enjoyable was the computerized emotion task?1::51=Very Fun; 2=Slightly Fun; 3=Not Sure; 4=Slightly not Fun; 5=Very Not Fun
acquest3IntegerRecommendedWould you want to do more of the computerized emotion task?1::51=Absolutely; 2=Possibly; 3=Maybe; 4=Probably Not; 5=Absolutely Not
acquest4IntegerRecommendedHow hard was it to do the computerized emotion task?1::51=Very Easy; 2=Slightly Easy; 3=Not Sure; 4=Hard; 5=Very Hard
acquest5String100RecommendedWhat was most difficult or frustrating about the computerized emotion task?
acquest6String100RecommendedWhat was most fun about the computerized emotion task, in anything?
comments_miscString4,000RecommendedMiscellaneous comments on study, interview, methodology relevant to this form data
version_formString100RecommendedForm used/assessment name
aiqa1_1IntegerRecommendedChild: How helpful do you think the information taught today will be? Parent: How effective do you think the information taught today will be?1::51= Not at all; 5= A lot or 1= Very Ineffective; 5= Very Effective
aiqa1_2IntegerRecommendedChild: How well do you understand that organization and attention problems can cause problems at school?1::51= Not at all; 5= A lot or 1= Very Ineffective; 5= Very Effective
aiqa1_3IntegerRecommendedChild: How well do you understand what an executive function is? Parent: How useful was the information regarding executive functions?1::51= Not at all; 5= A lot or 1= Very Ineffective; 5= Very Effective
aiqa1_4IntegerRecommendedChild: How much did you like the slides? Parent: How effective were the slides?1::51= Not at all; 5= A lot or 1= Very Ineffective; 5= Very Effective
aiqa1_5IntegerRecommendedChild: How much did you like the worksheets and handouts? Parent: How effective were the worksheets and handouts?1::51= Not at all; 5= A lot or 1= Very Ineffective; 5= Very Effective
aiqa1_6IntegerRecommendedChild: How much did you like the visuals (e.g., video clips, photos, et)? Parent: How effective were the visuals (e.g., video clips, photos, etc.)?1::51= Not at all; 5= A lot or 1= Very Ineffective; 5= Very Effective
aiqa3_2IntegerRecommendedChild: How well do you understand how to solve problems and use problem cards? Parent: How useful was the information regarding problem solving and behavior contracts?1::51= Not at all; 5= A lot or 1= Very Ineffective; 5= Very Effective
aiqa3_3IntegerRecommendedChild: How well do you understand what a structured work system is? Parent: How useful was the information regarding student work systems?1::51= Not at all; 5= A lot or 1= Very Ineffective; 5= Very Effective
aiqa3_4IntegerRecommendedDo you think a contract will help you earn or get more things that you want?1::51= Not at all; 5= A lot or 1= Very Ineffective; 5= Very Effective
aiqa4_2IntegerRecommendedChild: How well do you understand how to stay organized? Parent: How useful was the information regarding organization?1::51= Not at all; 5= A lot or 1= Very Ineffective; 5= Very Effective
aiqa4_3IntegerRecommendedChild: How well do you understand how to manage your time? Parent: How useful was the information regarding time management?1::51= Not at all; 5= A lot or 1= Very Ineffective; 5= Very Effective
aiqa5_2IntegerRecommendedChild: How well do you understand the different ways to study? Parent: How useful was the information regarding study skills?1::51= Not at all; 5= A lot or 1= Very Ineffective; 5= Very Effective
aiqa5_3IntegerRecommendedChild: How well do you understand how to make flash cards? Parent: How useful was the information regarding flash cards?1::51= Not at all; 5= A lot or 1= Very Ineffective; 5= Very Effective
aiqa6_3IntegerRecommendedChild: How well do you understand how to take notes and summarize? Parent: How useful was the information regarding summarizing and note taking?1::51= Not at all; 5= A lot or 1= Very Ineffective; 5= Very Effective
aiqp1_2IntegerRecommendedHow useful was the information regarding common academic problems for middle-schoolers with ASD (e.g., organization, attention)?1::51= Not at all; 5= A lot or 1= Very Ineffective; 5= Very Effective
aiqp3IntegerRecommendedHow useful was the information regarding behavior management and communication?1::51= Not at all; 5= A lot or 1= Very Ineffective; 5= Very Effective
aiqp4IntegerRecommendedHow difficult was it to establish a contract with your adolescent?1::51= Not at all; 5= A lot or 1= Very Ineffective; 5= Very Effective
aiqp8IntegerRecommendedHow effective were the instructors?1::51= Not at all; 5= A lot or 1= Very Ineffective; 5= Very Effective
aiqp9IntegerRecommendedHow well do you think your adolescent understood the information presented today?1::51= Not at all; 5= A lot or 1= Very Ineffective; 5= Very Effective
aiqa7String100RecommendedWhat was the most helpful about today�s session?
aiqa8String100RecommendedWhat was the least helpful about today�s session?
Data Structure

This page displays the data structure defined for the measure identified in the title and structure short name. The table below displays a list of data elements in this structure (also called variables) and the following information:

  • Element Name: This is the standard element name
  • Data Type: Which type of data this element is, e.g. String, Float, File location.
  • Size: If applicable, the character limit of this element
  • Required: This column displays whether the element is Required for valid submissions, Recommended for valid submissions, Conditional on other elements, or Optional
  • Description: A basic description
  • Value Range: Which values can appear validly in this element (case sensitive for strings)
  • Notes: Expanded description or notes on coding of values
  • Aliases: A list of currently supported Aliases (alternate element names)
  • For valid elements with shared data, on the far left is a Filter button you can use to view a summary of shared data for that element and apply a query filter to your Cart based on selected value ranges

At the top of this page you can also:

  • Use the search bar to filter the elements displayed. This will not filter on the Size of Required columns
  • Download a copy of this definition in CSV format
  • Download a blank CSV submission template prepopulated with the correct structure header rows ready to fill with subject records and upload

Please email the The NDA Help Desk with any questions.

Distribution for DataStructure: acquest01 and Element:
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Filters enable researchers to view the data shared in NDA before applying for access or for selecting specific data for download or NDA Study assignment. For those with access to NDA shared data, you may select specific values to be included by selecting an individual bar chart item or by selecting a range of values (e.g. interview_age) using the "Add Range" button. Note that not all elements have appropriately distinct values like comments and subjectkey and are not available for filtering. Additionally, item level detail is not always provided by the research community as indicated by the number of null values given.

Filters for multiple data elements within a structure are supported. Selections across multiple data structures will be supported in a future version of NDA.