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Viewable at the top right of NDA pages, the Filter Cart is a temporary holder for filters and data they select. Filters are added to the Workspace first, before being submitted to The Filter Cart. Data selected by filters in the Filter Cart can be added to a Data Package or an NDA Study from the Data Packaging Page, by clicking the 'Create Data Package / Add Data to Study' button.

The filter cart supports combining multiple filters together, and depending on filter type will use "AND" or "OR"  when combining filters.

Multiple selections from the same filter type will result in those selections being applied with an ‘OR’ condition. For example, if you add an NDA Collection Filter with selections for both collections 2112 and 2563 to an empty Workspace, the subjects from NDA Collection 2112 ‘OR’ NDA Collection 2563 will be added to your Workspace even if a subject is in both NDA Collections. You can then add other NDA Collections to your Workspace which further extends the ‘OR’ condition.

If a different filter type is added to your Workspace, or a filter has already been submitted to the Filter Cart, the operation then performs a logical ‘AND’ operation. This means that given the subjects returned from the first filter, only those subjects that matched the first filter are returned by the second filter (i.e., subjects that satisfied both filters). Note that only the subjects specific to your filter will be added to your Filter Cart and only on data shared with the research community. Other data for those same subjects may exist (i.e., within another NDA Collection, associated with a data structure that was not requested in the query, etc.). So, users should select ‘Find all Subjects Data’ to identify all data for those specific subjects. 

Additional Tips:

  • You may query the data without an account, but to gain access you will need to create an NDA user account and apply for access.  Most data access requires that you or your lab are sponsored by an NIH recognized institution with Federal Wide Assurance (FWA).  Without access, you will not be able to obtain individual-level data. 

    Once you have selected data of interest you can:
  • Create a data package - This allows you to specify format for access/download
  • Assign to Study Cohort - Associate the data to an NDA Study allowing for a DOI to be generated and the data to be linked directly to a finding, publication, or data release. 
  • Find All Subject Data - Depending on filter types being used, not all data associated with a subject will be selected.  Data may be restricted by data structure, NDA Collection, or outcome variables (e.g., NDA Study). ‘Find All Data’ expands the fliter criteria by replacing all filters in your Filter Cart with a single Query by GUID filter for all subjects selected by those filters.

    Please Note:
  • When running a query, it may take a moment to populate the Filter Cart. Queries happen in the background so you can define other queries during this time. 
  • When you add your first filter, all data associated with your query will be added to the Filter Cart (e.g., a Concept, an NDA Collection, a Data Structure/Element, etc.). As you add additional filters, they will also display in the Filter Cart. Only the name of filter will be shown in the Filter Cart, not the underlying structures. 
  • Information about the contents of the Filter Cart can be seen by clicking "Edit”.
  • Once your results appear in the Filter Cart, you can create a data package or assign subjects to a study by selecting the 'Package/Assign to Study' option. You can also 'Edit' or 'Clear' filters.
     

Frequently Asked Questions

  • The Filter Cart currently employs basic AND/OR Boolean logic. A single filter may contain multiple selections for that filter type, e.g., a single NDA Study filter might contain NDA Study 1 and NDA Study 2. A subject that is in EITHER 1 OR 2 will be returned.  Adding multiple filters to the cart, regardless of type, will AND the result of each filter.  If NDA Study 1 and NDA Study 2 are added as individual filters, data for a subject will only be selected if the subject is included in  BOTH 1 AND 2.

  • Viewable at the top right of NDA pages, the Filter Cart is a temporary holder of data identified by the user, through querying or browsing, as being of some potential interest. The Filter Cart is where you send the data from your Workspace after it has been filtered.

  • After filters are added to the Filter Cart, users have options to ‘Create a Package’ for download, ‘Associate to Study Cohort’, or ‘Find All Subject Data’. Selecting ‘Find All Subject Data’ identifies and pulls all data for the subjects into the Filter Cart. Choosing ‘Create a Package’ allows users to package and name their query information for download. Choosing ‘Associate to Study Cohort’ gives users the opportunity to choose the Study Cohort they wish to associate this data.

Glossary

  • Once your filter cart contains the subjects of interest, select Create Data Package/Assign to Data Study which will provide options for accessing item level data and/or assigning to a study.  

  • Once queries have been added to your workspace, the next step is to Submit the Filters in the workspace to the Filter Cart.  This process runs the queries selected, saving the results within a filter cart attached to your account.  

  • The Workspace within the General Query Tool is a holding area where you can review your pending filters prior to adding them to Filter Cart. Therefore, the first step in accessing data is to select one or more items and move it into the Workspace. 

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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_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 Required field
sex String 20 Required Sex of the subject M;F; O; NR M = Male; F = Female; O=Other; NR = Not reported gender
Query bvaq_analyzing Integer Required Analyzing
Query bvaq_analyzing_ts Float Required Analyzing T score
Query bvaq_emotionalizing Integer Required Emotionalizing
Query bvaq_emotionalizing_ts Float Required Emotionalizing T score
Query bvaq_fantasizing Integer Required Fantasizing
Query bvaq_fantasizing_ts Float Required Fantasizing T score
Query bvaq_identifying Integer Required Identifying
Query bvaq_identifying_ts Float Required Identifying T score
Query bvaq_verbalizing Integer Required Verbalizing
Query bvaq_verbalizing_ts Float Required Verbalizing T score
Query bvaq_total Float Required BVAQ Total score
Query bvaq1 Integer Recommended 1. I find it difficult to express my feelings verbally. 1::5 1 = This definitely applies; 5= This not at all applies
Query bvaq2 Integer Recommended 2. Before I fall asleep, I imagine all kinds of events, encounters and conversations. 1::5 1 = This definitely applies; 5= This not at all applies
Query bvaq3 Integer Recommended 3. When I am upset, I know whether I am afraid or sad or angry. 1::5 1 = This definitely applies; 5= This not at all applies
Query bvaq4 Integer Recommended 4. When something unexpected happens, I remain calm and unmoved. 1::5 1 = This definitely applies; 5= This not at all applies
Query bvaq5 Integer Recommended 5. I hardly ever consider my feelings. 1::5 1 = This definitely applies; 5= This not at all applies
Query bvaq6 Integer Recommended 6. I like to tell others about how I feel. 1::5 1 = This definitely applies; 5= This not at all applies
Query bvaq7 Integer Recommended 7. I have few daydreams and fantasies. 1::5 1 = This definitely applies; 5= This not at all applies
Query bvaq8 Integer Recommended 8. When I am tense, it remains unclear from which of my feelings this comes. 1::5 1 = This definitely applies; 5= This not at all applies
Query bvaq9 Integer Recommended 9. When I see somebody crying uncontrollably, I remain unmoved. 1::5 1 = This definitely applies; 5= This not at all applies
Query bvaq10 Integer Recommended 10. You should try to figure out feelings. 1::5 1 = This definitely applies; 5= This not at all applies
Query bvaq11 Integer Recommended 11. Even with a friend, I find it difficult to talk about my feelings. 1::5 1 = This definitely applies; 5= This not at all applies
Query bvaq12 Integer Recommended 12. I often use my imagination. 1::5 1 = This definitely applies; 5= This not at all applies
Query bvaq13 Integer Recommended 13. When things get to be a bit overwhelming, I usually understand why. 1::5 1 = This definitely applies; 5= This not at all applies
Query bvaq14 Integer Recommended 14. When friends around me argue violently, I become emotional. 1::5 1 = This definitely applies; 5= This not at all applies
Query bvaq15 Integer Recommended 15. When I feel uncomfortable, I will not trouble myself even more by asking myself why. 1::5 1 = This definitely applies; 5= This not at all applies
Query bvaq16 Integer Recommended 16. When I want to express how unhappy I feel, I find it easy to find the right words. 1::5 1 = This definitely applies; 5= This not at all applies
Query bvaq17 Integer Recommended 17. I have little interest in fantasies and weird stories. 1::5 1 = This definitely applies; 5= This not at all applies
Query bvaq18 Integer Recommended 18. When I feel good, it remains unclear as to whether I am cheerful or elated or happy. 1::5 1 = This definitely applies; 5= This not at all applies
Query bvaq19 Integer Recommended 19. Often emotions well up inside me unexpectedly. 1::5 1 = This definitely applies; 5= This not at all applies
Query bvaq20 Integer Recommended 20. When I feel uneasy, I try to find out why I feel that way. 1::5 1 = This definitely applies; 5= This not at all applies
Query bvaq21 Integer Recommended 21. People often say that I should talk more about my feelings. 1::5 1 = This definitely applies; 5= This not at all applies
Query bvaq22 Integer Recommended 22. I hardly ever fantasize. 1::5 1 = This definitely applies; 5= This not at all applies
Query bvaq23 Integer Recommended 23. I do not know what is on my mind. 1::5 1 = This definitely applies; 5= This not at all applies
Query bvaq24 Integer Recommended 24. Even when others are wildly enthusiastic about something, I remain unmoved. 1::5 1 = This definitely applies; 5= This not at all applies
Query bvaq25 Integer Recommended 25. There is not much to understand as far as emotions are concerned. 1::5 1 = This definitely applies; 5= This not at all applies
Query bvaq26 Integer Recommended 26. When I am upset by something, I talk with others about my feelings. 1::5 1 = This definitely applies; 5= This not at all applies
Query bvaq27 Integer Recommended 27. I like to think up unusual imaginative stories. 1::5 1 = This definitely applies; 5= This not at all applies
Query bvaq28 Integer Recommended 28. When I feel unhappy, I know whether I am afraid or dejected or sad. 1::5 1 = This definitely applies; 5= This not at all applies
Query bvaq29 Integer Recommended 29. Unexpected events often overwhelm me with emotion. 1::5 1 = This definitely applies; 5= This not at all applies
Query bvaq30 Integer Recommended 30. I think that you should keep in tune with your feelings. 1::5 1 = This definitely applies; 5= This not at all applies
Query bvaq31 Integer Recommended 31. I can express my feelings verbally. 1::5 1 = This definitely applies; 5= This not at all applies
Query bvaq32 Integer Recommended 32. I think that fantasizing about imaginary things or events is a waste of time. 1::5 1 = This definitely applies; 5= This not at all applies
Query bvaq33 Integer Recommended 33. When I am hard on myself, it remains unclear to me whether I am sad or afraid or unhappy. 1::5 1 = This definitely applies; 5= This not at all applies
Query bvaq34 Integer Recommended 34. I accept disappointments without emotion. 1::5 1 = This definitely applies; 5= This not at all applies
Query bvaq35 Integer Recommended 35. I find it strange that others analyze their emotions so often. 1::5 1 = This definitely applies; 5= This not at all applies
Query bvaq36 Integer Recommended 36. When I talk to people, I prefer to talk about daily activities rather than about my emotions. 1::5 1 = This definitely applies; 5= This not at all applies
Query bvaq37 Integer Recommended 37. When I don't have much to do, I daydream. 1::5 1 = This definitely applies; 5= This not at all applies
Query bvaq38 Integer Recommended 38. When I am in a sunny mood, I know whether I am enthusiastic or cheerful or elated. 1::5 1 = This definitely applies; 5= This not at all applies
Query bvaq39 Integer Recommended 39. When I see someone else sobbing heavily, I feel sadness well up inside me. 1::5 1 = This definitely applies; 5= This not at all applies
Query bvaq40 Integer Recommended 40. When I am nervous, I want to know exactly where that feeling comes from. 1::5 1 = This definitely applies; 5= This not at all applies
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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