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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 id
interview_date Date Required Date on which the interview/genetic test/sampling/imaging/biospecimen was completed. MM/DD/YYYY Required field adate
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; O; NR M = Male; F = Female; O=Other; NR = Not reported gender
Query visit String 60 Recommended Visit name tpoint
behav1 Integer Recommended Making loud noises, shouting angrily 1::3 1 = Not at All; 2 = Somewhat; 3 = A lot
behav2 Integer Recommended Cursing, using foul language, insulting someone 1::3 1 = Not at All; 2 = Somewhat; 3 = A lot
behav3 Integer Recommended Arguing with others 1::3 1 = Not at All; 2 = Somewhat; 3 = A lot
behav4 Integer Recommended Threatening to hit someone whom he/she knows well 1::3 1 = Not at All; 2 = Somewhat; 3 = A lot
behav5 Integer Recommended Slamming doors, kicking chairs, or throwing things in anger 1::3 1 = Not at All; 2 = Somewhat; 3 = A lot
behav6 Integer Recommended Breaking things in anger 1::3 1 = Not at All; 2 = Somewhat; 3 = A lot
behav7 Integer Recommended Making threatening gestures, like swinging at people or grabbing at others 1::3 1 = Not at All; 2 = Somewhat; 3 = A lot
behav8 Integer Recommended Assaulting someone resulting in no physical harm to another 1::3 1 = Not at All; 2 = Somewhat; 3 = A lot
behav9 Integer Recommended Hitting, biting, or scratching himself/herself 1::3 1 = Not at All; 2 = Somewhat; 3 = A lot
behav10 Integer Recommended Banging his/her head or hitting fist against something 1::3 1 = Not at All; 2 = Somewhat; 3 = A lot
behav11 Integer Recommended Feeling like others bug him/her just by being around 1::3 1 = Not at All; 2 = Somewhat; 3 = A lot
behav12 Integer Recommended Being kind of grouchy 1::3 1 = Not at All; 2 = Somewhat; 3 = A lot
behav13 Integer Recommended Being rude to people he/she doesn't like 1::3 1 = Not at All; 2 = Somewhat; 3 = A lot
behav14 Integer Recommended Being annoyed by many things 1::3 1 = Not at All; 2 = Somewhat; 3 = A lot
behav15 Integer Recommended Being "hot-blooded" and quick tempered 1::3 1 = Not at All; 2 = Somewhat; 3 = A lot
behav16 Integer Recommended Yelling and screaming 1::3 1 = Not at All; 2 = Somewhat; 3 = A lot
behav17 Integer Recommended Getting upset easily 1::3 1 = Not at All; 2 = Somewhat; 3 = A lot
behav18 Integer Recommended Getting excited easily 1::3 1 = Not at All; 2 = Somewhat; 3 = A lot
behav19 Integer Recommended Changing quickly from being very angry back to being calm 1::3 1 = Not at All; 2 = Somewhat; 3 = A lot
behav20 Integer Recommended Frequently switching from control of his/her temper to not being able to control it 1::3 1 = Not at All; 2 = Somewhat; 3 = A lot
behav21 Integer Recommended Being perfectly calm one minute and then the next minute, the littlest thing will make him/her very angry 1::3 1 = Not at All; 2 = Somewhat; 3 = A lot
behav22 Integer Recommended Losing his/her temper very easily, but getting over it quickly 1::3 1 = Not at All; 2 = Somewhat; 3 = A lot
behav23 Integer Recommended Having trouble waiting 1::3 1 = Not at All; 2 = Somewhat; 3 = A lot
behav24 Integer Recommended Having trouble controlling his/her impulses 1::3 1 = Not at All; 2 = Somewhat; 3 = A lot
behav25 Integer Recommended Saying the first thing that comes into his/her head 1::3 1 = Not at All; 2 = Somewhat; 3 = A lot
behav26 Integer Recommended Not planning things way ahead 1::3 1 = Not at All; 2 = Somewhat; 3 = A lot
behav27 Integer Recommended Acting on the spur of the moment 1::3 1 = Not at All; 2 = Somewhat; 3 = A lot
behav28 Integer Recommended Having trouble making up his/her mind 1::3 1 = Not at All; 2 = Somewhat; 3 = A lot
behav29 Integer Recommended Tending to give up easily 1::3 1 = Not at All; 2 = Somewhat; 3 = A lot
behav30 Integer Recommended Being unable to see things through to the end 1::3 1 = Not at All; 2 = Somewhat; 3 = A lot
cadstot Integer Recommended CADS Total Score
cads_aggtot Integer Recommended Aggression Total aggtot
cads_irrittot Integer Recommended Irritation Total irrittot
cads_angertot Integer Recommended Anger Total angertot
cads_labiltot Integer Recommended Lability Total labiltot
cads_impultot Integer Recommended Impulsiveness Total impultot
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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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