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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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Boston University Empowerment Scale

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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_dateDateRequiredDate on which the interview/genetic test/sampling/imaging/biospecimen was completed. MM/DD/YYYYRequired field
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.
sexString20RequiredSex of the subjectM;FM = Male; F = Femalegender
raceString30RecommendedRace of study subjectAmerican Indian/Alaska Native; Asian; Hawaiian or Pacific Islander; Black or African American; White; More than one race; Unknown or not reported
ethnic_groupString255RecommendedEthnic group
phenotypeString200RecommendedPhenotype/diagnosis for the subject
phenotype_descriptionString4,000RecommendedDescription of the phenotype for the subject
version_formString100RecommendedForm used/assessment name
bues1IntegerRecommendedI can pretty much determine what will happen in my life.1 :: 41= Strongly Disagree; 2= Disagree; 3= Agree; 4= Strongly Agree
bues2IntegerRecommendedPeople have more power if they join together as a group.1 :: 41= Strongly Disagree; 2= Disagree; 3= Agree; 4= Strongly Agree
bues3IntegerRecommendedGetting angry about something never helps.1 :: 41= Strongly Agree; 2= Agree; 3= Disagree; 4= Strongly Disagree
rbg_8IntegerRecommendedI take a positive attitude toard myself.1::51= Strongly Disagree ; 2= Disagree ; 3= Neutral; 4= Agree ; 5= Strongly Agreebues4
bues5IntegerRecommendedI am usually confident about the decisions I make.1 :: 41= Strongly Disagree; 2= Disagree; 3= Agree; 4= Strongly Agree
bues6IntegerRecommendedPeople have no right to get angry just because they don't like something.1 :: 41= Strongly Agree; 2= Agree; 3= Disagree; 4= Strongly Disagree
bues7IntegerRecommendedMost of the misfortunes in my life were due to bad luck.1 :: 41= Strongly Agree; 2= Agree; 3= Disagree; 4= Strongly Disagree
bues8IntegerRecommendedI see myself as a capable person.1 :: 41= Strongly Disagree; 2= Disagree; 3= Agree; 4= Strongly Agree
bues9IntegerRecommendedMaking waves never gets you anywhere.1 :: 41= Strongly Agree; 2= Agree; 3= Disagree; 4= Strongly Disagree
bues10IntegerRecommendedPeople working together can have an effect on their community.1 :: 41= Strongly Disagree; 2= Disagree; 3= Agree; 4= Strongly Agree
bues11IntegerRecommendedI am often able to overcome barriers.1 :: 41= Strongly Disagree; 2= Disagree; 3= Agree; 4= Strongly Agree
bues12IntegerRecommendedI am generally optimistic about the future.1 :: 41= Strongly Disagree; 2= Disagree; 3= Agree; 4= Strongly Agree
bues13IntegerRecommendedWhen I make plans, I am almost certain to make them work.1 :: 41= Strongly Disagree; 2= Disagree; 3= Agree; 4= Strongly Agree
bues14IntegerRecommendedUsually I feel alone.1 :: 41= Strongly Agree; 2= Agree; 3= Disagree; 4= Strongly Disagree
bues15IntegerRecommendedExperts are in the best position to decide what people should do or learn.1 :: 41= Strongly Agree; 2= Agree; 3= Disagree; 4= Strongly Disagree
rbg_4IntegerRecommendedI am able to do things as well as most other people.1::51= Strongly Disagree ; 2= Disagree ; 3= Neutral; 4= Agree ; 5= Strongly Agreebues16
bues17IntegerRecommendedI generally accomplish what I set out to do.1 :: 41= Strongly Disagree; 2= Disagree; 3= Agree; 4= Strongly Agree
bues18IntegerRecommendedPeople should try to live their lives the way they want to.1 :: 41= Strongly Agree; 2= Agree; 3= Disagree; 4= Strongly Disagree
bues19IntegerRecommendedI feel powerless most of the time.1 :: 41= Strongly Agree; 2= Agree; 3= Disagree; 4= Strongly Disagree
bues20IntegerRecommendedWhen I am unsure about something, I usually go along with the rest of the group.1 :: 41= Strongly Agree; 2= Agree; 3= Disagree; 4= Strongly Disagree
rbg_1IntegerRecommendedI feel that I am a person of worth, at least on an equal basis with others.1::51= Strongly Disagree ; 2= Disagree ; 3= Neutral; 4= Agree ; 5= Strongly Agreebues21
bues22IntegerRecommendedPeople have the right to make their own decisions, even if they are bad ones.1 :: 41= Strongly Disagree; 2= Disagree; 3= Agree; 4= Strongly Agree
rbg_2IntegerRecommendedI feel that I have a number of good qualities.1::51= Strongly Disagree ; 2= Disagree ; 3= Neutral; 4= Agree ; 5= Strongly Agreebues23
bues24IntegerRecommendedVery often a problem can be solved by taking action.1 :: 41= Strongly Disagree; 2= Disagree; 3= Agree; 4= Strongly Agree
bues25IntegerRecommendedWorking with others in my community can help to change things for the better.1 :: 41= Strongly Disagree; 2= Disagree; 3= Agree; 4= Strongly Agree
factor1FloatRecommendedSelf-esteem/Self-efficacy Mean Score
factor2FloatRecommendedPower-Powerlessness Mean Score
factor3FloatRecommendedCommunity Activism and Autonomy Mean Score
factor4FloatRecommendedOptimism and Control over the Future Mean Score
factor5FloatRecommendedRighteous Anger Mean Score
buestotalIntegerRecommendedBUES Total Score24 :: 100
visitString50RecommendedVisit name
groupsIntegerRecommendedGroup
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0=Control; 1=Caseq_arm
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

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Distribution for DataStructure: bues01 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.