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Alternative Medications and Therapies

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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*
src_subject_id String 20 Required Subject ID how it's defined in lab/project aid
interview_date Date Required Date on which the interview/genetic test/sampling/imaging/biospecimen was completed. MM/DD/YYYY
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.
sex String 20 Required Sex of subject at birth M;F; O; NR M = Male; F = Female; O=Other; NR = Not reported gender
site String 101 Recommended Site Study Site ASITE
Query clinicid Integer Recommended Clinic ID ACLINIC
Query interv Integer Recommended Intervention Status 0;1 1=ITV, intervention; 0=TAU, treatment as usual
Query visit String 60 Recommended Visit name WAVE
Query days_baseline Integer Recommended Days since baseline LOF
Query arx1 Integer Recommended In the past 6 months, have you taken any nonprescription medications or herbal remedies to help with your mood or energy? This includes preparations such as Kava Kava, or St. Johns Wort. 0;1 0=No; 1=Yes
Query arx2a Integer Recommended Taking Chamomile to help you with your mood or energy? 0;1 0=No; 1=Yes
Query arx2b Integer Recommended Taking Kava to help you with your mood or energy? 0;1 0=No; 1=Yes
Query arx2c Integer Recommended Taking Lavender to help you with your mood or energy? 0;1 0=No; 1=Yes
Query arx2d Integer Recommended Taking St. John's Wort to help you with your mood or energy? 0;1 0=No; 1=Yes
Query arx2e Integer Recommended Taking Valerian to help you with your mood or energy? 0;1 0=No; 1=Yes
Query arx2f Integer Recommended Taking Chasteberry to help you with your mood or energy? 0;1 0=No; 1=Yes
Query arx2g Integer Recommended Taking Black Cohosh to help you with your mood or energy? 0;1 0=No; 1=Yes
Query arx2h Integer Recommended Taking Other (Specify) to help you with your mood or energy? 0;1 0=No; 1=Yes
Query arx3 Integer Recommended In the past 6 months have you used any therapies or healing practices (such as acupuncture, biofeedback, going to a chiropractor, prayer or spiritual practices) for problems with your mood or energy? 0;1 0=No; 1=Yes
Query arx4a Integer Recommended Used Acupuncture 0;1 0=No; 1=Yes
Query arx4b Integer Recommended Used Biofeedback 0;1 0=No; 1=Yes
Query arx4c Integer Recommended Used Chiropractic 0;1 0=No; 1=Yes
Query arx4d Integer Recommended Used Energy Healing 0;1 0=No; 1=Yes
Query arx4e Integer Recommended Used Exercise or Movement or Therapy 0;1 0=No; 1=Yes
Query arx4f Integer Recommended Used Homeopathy 0;1 0=No; 1=Yes
Query arx4g Integer Recommended Used Hypnosis 0;1 0=No; 1=Yes
Query arx4h Integer Recommended Used Imagery Techniques 0;1 0=No; 1=Yes
Query arx4i Integer Recommended Used Massage Therapy 0;1 0=No; 1=Yes
Query arx4j Integer Recommended Used Prayer or Other Spiritual Practices 0;1 0=No; 1=Yes
Query arx4k Integer Recommended Used Relaxation or Meditation Techniques 0;1 0=No; 1=Yes
Query specialdiet_past String 6 Recommended taking special diets in the past? TRUE;FALSE; NK ARX4L
Query arx4m Integer Recommended Used Spiritual Healing by Others 0;1 0=No; 1=Yes
Query arx4n Integer Recommended Used Any Other Non-Traditional Remedy or Therapy 0;1 0=No; 1=Yes
Data Structure

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  • 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)
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