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Aging Male Symptoms

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The Aging Males' Symptoms scale (AMS) measures Health-Related Quality of Life (HRQoL) and symptoms in aging males in many countries worldwide. doi: 10.1186/1477-7525-1-15
Clinical Assessments
Quality of Life
05/27/2021
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Query Element Name Data Type Size Required Description Value Range Notes Aliases
subjectkey GUID Required The NDAR Global Unique Identifier (GUID) for research subject NDAR* guid
src_subject_id String 20 Required Subject ID how it's defined in lab/project
interview_age Integer Required Age in months at the time of the interview/test/sampling/imaging. 0 :: 1260 Age 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_date Date Required Date on which the interview/genetic test/sampling/imaging/biospecimen was completed. MM/DD/YYYY
sex String 20 Required Sex of subject at birth M;F; O; NR M = Male; F = Female; O=Other; NR = Not reported
ams_1 Integer Recommended Decline in your feeling of general well-being (general state of health, subjective feeling) 1::5 1 = None; 2 = Mild; 3 = Moderate; 4 = Severe; 5 = Extremely Severe
ams_2 Integer Recommended Joint pain and muscular ache (lower back pain, joint pain, pain in a limb, general back ache) 1::5 1 = None; 2 = Mild; 3 = Moderate; 4 = Severe; 5 = Extremely Severe
ams_3 Integer Recommended Excessive sweating (unexpected/sudden episodes of sweating, hot flushes independent of strain) 1::5 1 = None; 2 = Mild; 3 = Moderate; 4 = Severe; 5 = Extremely Severe
ams_4 Integer Recommended Sleep problems (difficulty in falling asleep, difficulty in sleeping through, waking up early and feeling tired, poor sleep, sleeplessness) 1::5 1 = None; 2 = Mild; 3 = Moderate; 4 = Severe; 5 = Extremely Severe
ams_5 Integer Recommended Increased need for sleep, often feeling tired 1::5 1 = None; 2 = Mild; 3 = Moderate; 4 = Severe; 5 = Extremely Severe
ams_6 Integer Recommended Irritability (feeling aggressive, easily upset about little things, moody) 1::5 1 = None; 2 = Mild; 3 = Moderate; 4 = Severe; 5 = Extremely Severe
ams_7 Integer Recommended Nervousness (inner tension, restlessness, feeling fidgety) 1::5 1 = None; 2 = Mild; 3 = Moderate; 4 = Severe; 5 = Extremely Severe
ams_8 Integer Recommended Anxiety (feeling panicky) 1::5 1 = None; 2 = Mild; 3 = Moderate; 4 = Severe; 5 = Extremely Severe
ams_9 Integer Recommended Physical exhaustion / lacking vitality (general decrease in performance, reduced activity, lacking interest in leisure activities, feeling of getting less done, of achieving less, of having to force oneself to undertake activities) 1::5 1 = None; 2 = Mild; 3 = Moderate; 4 = Severe; 5 = Extremely Severe
ams_10 Integer Recommended Decrease in muscular strength (feeling of weakness) 1::5 1 = None; 2 = Mild; 3 = Moderate; 4 = Severe; 5 = Extremely Severe
ams_11 Integer Recommended Depressive mood (feeling down, sad, on the verge of tears, lack of drive, mood swings, feeling nothing is of any use) 1::5 1 = None; 2 = Mild; 3 = Moderate; 4 = Severe; 5 = Extremely Severe
ams_12 Integer Recommended Feeling that you have passed your peak 1::5 1 = None; 2 = Mild; 3 = Moderate; 4 = Severe; 5 = Extremely Severe
ams_13 Integer Recommended Feeling burnt out, having hit rock-bottom 1::5 1 = None; 2 = Mild; 3 = Moderate; 4 = Severe; 5 = Extremely Severe
ams_14 Integer Recommended Decrease in beard growth 1::5 1 = None; 2 = Mild; 3 = Moderate; 4 = Severe; 5 = Extremely Severe
ams_15 Integer Recommended Decrease in ability/frequency to perform sexually 1::5 1 = None; 2 = Mild; 3 = Moderate; 4 = Severe; 5 = Extremely Severe
ams_16 Integer Recommended Decrease in the number of morning erections 1::5 1 = None; 2 = Mild; 3 = Moderate; 4 = Severe; 5 = Extremely Severe
ams_17 Integer Recommended Decrease in sexual desire/libido (lacking pleasure in sex, desire for sexual intercourse) 1::5 1 = None; 2 = Mild; 3 = Moderate; 4 = Severe; 5 = Extremely Severe
ams_18 Integer Recommended Have you got any other major symptoms 1;2 1 = Yes; 2 = No
ams_18a String 500 Recommended If yes, please describe
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