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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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Forward Digit Span

1,775 Shared Subjects

N/A
Clinical Assessments
Task Based
05/14/2018
aurora_forward01
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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
interview_date Date Required Date on which the interview/genetic test/sampling/imaging/biospecimen was completed. MM/DD/YYYY Required field studyday
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 the subject M;F M = Male; F = Female gender, sex
Query ncaid Integer Recommended Primary ID of Neurocognitive Test
site String 101 Recommended Site Study Site siteid
Query timept Integer Recommended Time Point 888 = not applicable; 999 = missing timepoint
testreason String 255 Recommended Reason for Testing forwarddigits_type
Query forwarddigits_digits Integer Recommended Digit Sequence Displayed
Query forwarddigits_response Integer Recommended Digits Participant Recalls
Query fneexamresp_cresp Integer Recommended correct response to the example/practice response task
Query rt Float Recommended Reaction Time forwarddigits_rt
crt_state String 9 Recommended Responded via Keyb/Touch/Mouse keyup=Keyboard; mouseup=Mouse (mouseup); pointerup=Mouse (pointerup); timeout=Timed Out; touchend=Touchscreen forwarddigits_state
Query battery_id Integer Recommended Identifier of Battery forwarddigits_batteryid
Query testid Integer Recommended Identifier of Current Test forwarddigits_testid
session_id String 20 Recommended session ID/screening ID forwarddigits_sittingid
Query cbgroup Integer Recommended Counterbalancing Group forwarddigits_group
version_form String 100 Recommended Form used/assessment name forwarddigits_version
Query aurora_device Integer Recommended Device Used 1 :: 6 1=iPad; 2=iPhone; 3=Tablet; 4=Android Smartphone; 5=Desktop; 6=Laptop forwarddigits_device
visit String 50 Recommended Visit name forwarddigits_timepoint
Query forwarddigits_correct Integer Recommended Number Of Trials Correct Before Stop
Query forwarddigits_span Integer Recommended Estimated Memory Span
deviceserialnumber String 200 Recommended device serial number/ID forwarddigits_useragent
Query testduration Integer Recommended Seconds Taken To Complete Test forwarddigits_duration
Query testrestarts Integer Recommended Number Of Times Participant Restarted Test forwarddigits_reloaded
Query mpdat Float Recommended days from enrollment studyday
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.