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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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Child Information Sheet



Child Information Sheet as defined by Sally Rogers' lab at the University of California, Davis

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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 fieldAddate
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.ADagemos
interview_chrono_ageIntegerRecommendedInterview Chronological Age0 :: 1200
interview_adj_ageIntegerRecommendedInterview Adjusted Age0 :: 1200
sexString20RequiredSex of the subjectM;FM = Male; F = FemaleSEX, gender
comments_miscString4,000RecommendedMiscellaneous comments on study, interview, methodology relevant to this form data
Mother;Father;Both; Child; Other; Parent
africanString5RecommendedEthnicity: African to American
asianString5RecommendedEthnicity: Asian
Yes;No; 999
999= missing
pacificString5RecommendedEthnicity: Pacific
Yes;No; 999
999= missing
caucasianString5RecommendedEthnicity: Caucasian
amindianString5RecommendedEthnicity: American Indian
indianString5RecommendedEthnicity: Indian
hispanicIntegerRecommendedIs subject of Hispanic, Latino, or Spanish origin?0; 1; 9990 = No; 1 = Yes; 999= missing
otherraceString100Recommendedspecify other raceThe following questions are about you or the child's family.
multipleraceString5Recommendedmultiple ethnicity
primaryraceString50Recommendedprimary ethnic identification
liveswithString100Recommendedchild lives with
Both biological mother and father;Biological mother only;Biological father only;Biological mother and stepfather;Biological father and stepmother;Adoptive parents;Foster parents;Relatives;Other
liveswithotherString50RecommendedChild lives with other, specify
familystatusString100Recommendedfamily statusMarried;Separated;Divorced;Widow/widower;Divorced and remarried;Widow/widower and remarried;Living with a partner without marriage;Single
momeduIntegerRecommendedmother's education1::12; 9991=some elementary school; 2=completed elementary school; 3=some junior-high school; 4=completed junior-high school; 5=some high school; 6=high school diploma; 7=trade or vocational school; 8=some college; 9=college degree; 10=some graduate school; 11=graduate school degree;other; 999=missing/NA; 12=less than 8th grade
momeduoString50Recommendedmother's education, specify other
momoccuString100Recommendedmother's occupationunemployed; employed part-time; employed full-time; employed full-time and a second job; N/A; missing
momoccucString100Recommendedmother's current occupation
spseduString100Recommendedspouse's educationless than 8th grade;some high school;high school diploma;some college;college degree;some graduate school;graduate school degree;other;missing;N/A
spseduoString50Recommendedspouse's education, specify other
spsoccuString100Recommendedspouse's occupationunemployed; employed part-time; employed full-time; employed full-time and a second job; N/A; missing
spsoccucString50Recommendedspouse's current occupation
fmincomeString100Recommendedfamily incomeunder 10,000; under 25,000; between 10,000 and 25,000;25,000 to 49,999;50,000 to 74,999;75,000 to 99,999; above 100,000; 100,000 to 124,999;125,000 and above;not provided
refnewslString5RecommendedReferral source: newsletter
refwebString5RecommendedReferral source: website
refclinicString5RecommendedReferral source: clinic
refmdString5RecommendedReferral source: doctor
refmdnameString50RecommendedReferral source: doctor, specify name
refchargeString5RecommendedReferral source: CHARGE
refstudyString5RecommendedReferral source: another study
refstudynameString50RecommendedReferral source: another study, specify
refbrochString5RecommendedReferral source: brochure
refwordString5RecommendedReferral source: word of mouth
refcallString5RecommendedReferral source: a call from researchers
refotherString5RecommendedReferral source: other referral source
refothersString50RecommendedReferral source: specify
fhxbirdefectString5RequiredFamily medical History: Family Med Hx: birth defect
fhxcpString5RequiredCerebral Palsy
Yes;No; NK
NK = Not known
fhxkidneyString5RecommendedFamily medical History: kidney disease
fhxhandicapString5RecommendedFamily medical History: physical handicap
fhxsclerodermaString5RecommendedFamily medical History: scleroderma
fhxhuntingtonString5RecommendedFamily medical History: Huntington's chorea
fhxsickleString5RecommendedFamily medical History: sickle to cell anemia
fhxdmString5RequiredFamily medical History: diabetes
fhxallergyString5RequiredFamily medical History: other allergies
fhxasthmaString5RequiredFamily medical History: asthma
fhxamyotrophicString5RecommendedFamily medical History: amyotrophic lateral sclerosis
fhxhyperthyroidString5RecommendedFamily medical History: hyperthyrodism
fhxrheumatoidString5RecommendedFamily medical History: rheumatoid arthritis
fhxspondylitisString5RecommendedFamily medical History: ankylosing spondylitis
fhxtaysachsString5RecommendedFamily medical History: Tay to Sachs Disease
fhxheadinjuryString5RequiredFamily medical History: severe head injuryYes;No;999999=NA/missing
fhxmigraineString5RecommendedFamily medical History: migraine headache
fhxlupusString5RequiredFamily medical History: lupus
fhxalzheimerString5RecommendedFamily medical History: Alzheimer's disease
fhxmusdysString5RecommendedFamily medical History: muscular dystrophyYes;No
fhxcancerString5RecommendedFamily medical History: cancer
fhxseasonalString5RequiredFamily medical History: seasonal allergy
fhxheartString5RequiredFamily medical History: heart disease
fhxceliacString5RequiredFamily medical History: Celiac disease
fhxhemolyticString5RecommendedFamily medical History: aplastic or hemolytic anemia
fhxaddisonString5RecommendedFamily medical History: Addison's diseaseYes;No
fhximmdisString5RecommendedFamily medical History: immune dysfunction/disorder
fhxraynaudString5RecommendedFamily medical History: Raynaud's syndrome
fhxcysticString5RecommendedFamily medical History: Cystic fibrosisYes;No
fhxhbpString5RecommendedFamily medical History: high blood pressure
fhxmsString5RecommendedFamily medical History: multiple sclerosis
fhxstrokeString5RecommendedFamily medical History: strokeYes;No
fhxhemophiliaString5RecommendedFamily medical History: hemophilia
fhxparkinsonString5RecommendedFamily medical History: Parkinson's disease
fhxseizureString5RequiredFamily medical History: seizure or epilepsyYes;No;999999=NA/missing
fhxfoodString5RecommendedFamily medical History: food allergy
fhxmyastheniaString5RecommendedFamily medical History: Myasthenia Gravis
fhxcrohnString5RequiredFamily medical History: Crohn's DiseaseYes;No;999999=NA/missing
fhxhypothyroidString5RecommendedFamily medical History: hypothyroidism
fhxguillainString5RecommendedFamily medical History: Guillain to barre syndrome
fhxsydenhamString5RecommendedFamily medical History: Sydenham's chorea
fhxotherString5RecommendedFamily medical History: other
fhxothersString255RecommendedFamily medical History: other, specify
fhxfamilyString150RecommendedFamily medical History: if yes, specify which family member, maternal/paternal, has each condition
momconcernString5Recommendeddo you have concerns about your child's development?
momconcernsString255Recommendedspecify concerns about your child's development
anyconcernString5Recommendeddoes anyone else have concerns about your child's development?Yes;No
anyconcernsString255Recommendedspecify else's concerns about your child's development
momcommentString255Recommendedspecify anything else about your child you would like us to know
referral_byIntegerRecommendedWho made your child's referral to the developmental clinic?1::41=Self-referral; 2=Pediatrician; 3=Recommendation by friend or family member; 4=Other
ref_otherString200RecommendedIf other, please specify:
why_referredIntegerRecommendedWhy was your child referred to the developmental clinic?1::51=Autism (ASD); 2=Speech/Communication delay; 3=Developmental Delay; 4=Motor delay concerns; 5=Other
referred_otherString200RecommendedIf other, please specify:
prior_da1IntegerRecommendedHas your child ever been referred for a developmental assessment before?1::31=Yes, but he/she did not complete the assessment; 2=Yes, an assessment was completed with normal results; 3=No, this is his/her first referral for a development assessment
other_apptsString200RecommendedWhat other appointments, if any, has your child had that are associated with the developmental assessment process? (For example, your child's pediatrician may have referred him/her to audiology, neurology, or other specialists for different types of assessments.)
da_difficultyIntegerRecommendedKnowing that the developmental assessment involves multiple appointments, and considering things that might affect your ability to complete this process such as transportation, time off of work, and childcare, on a scale of 0-10, how hard do you think it will be to complete the developmental assessment process on your own in the next 3 months?
da_confidenceIntegerRecommendedOn a scale of 0-10, how confident are you that you will be able to complete the developmental assessment process on your own in the next 3 months?
da_worriedIntegerRecommendedOn a scale of 0-10, how worried are you about how your child is developing?
worried_whyString200RecommendedExplain worried: Can you tell me why you answered a [insert number from previous answer]?ei_pt
da_importantIntegerRecommendedOn a scale of 0-10, how important is it for your child to complete the developmental assessment?
home_with_childIntegerRecommendedAre you home with your child full-time during the work week?0;10=No; 1=Yes
who_watches_childIntegerRecommendedIf no, who watches your child during the work week?1::41=In home care from family member or babysitter; 2=Out of home care from family member or babysitter; 3=Out of home care at childcare center; 4=Other
who_watches_child_otherString100RecommendedIf other, please specify:
childcare_how_oftenIntegerRecommendedDuring the work week, how frequently is your child cared for by someone other than yourself?0;10=Fulltime (>30 hours); 1=Part-time (<30 hours)
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.

Distribution for DataStructure: child_info_sheet01 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.