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Childhood Adversity Interview

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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 cai_rpt_date
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 subject at birth M;F; O; NR M = Male; F = Female; O=Other; NR = Not reported gender
version_form String 121 Recommended Form used/assessment name
comqother String 255 Recommended Respondent - Other (text)
aescode Integer Recommended Staff code number of person completing this form 999= Missing Data
cai_1 Float Recommended Separation/Loss of Primary Caretakers Severity Rating (lasting 6 months or longer) 1::5 1 = No separation; 1.5 = Mild separation; 2 = Moderate separation; 3 = Loss/severe separation; 4 = Severe loss; 5 = Extreme loss - Scores increase by 0.50 if: child has no communication/contact with absent caregiver (in non-death cases), new caregiver is unfamiliar, child witnesses the dead of caregiver or if caregiver committed suicide, or child abused by new caregiver. Score increases by 0.25 if new caregiver is familiar but not primary (e.g., grandmother but not father) cai_2, cai_3
cai_4 Integer Recommended Number of Separations (lasting 6 months or longer) 0::100
cai_5 Integer Recommended Life-threatening Illness/Injury/Non- Caretaker Loss Severity Rating (lasting 6 months or longer) 1::5 1 = No illness or injury in self or close contacts, and no non-caretaker loss; 2 = Life-threatening illness or injury of a sibling OR non-caretaker loss; 3 = Loss of sibling or close friend; 4 = Life-threatining illness or injury to parent or caretaker; 5 = Life-threatening illness or injury to self cai_6, cai_7
cai_8 Integer Recommended Physical Neglect Severity Rating (lasting 6 months or longer) 1::5 1 = No neglect; 2 = Neglect; 3 = Moderate neglect; 4 = Severe neglect; 5 = Extreme neglect cai_10, cai_9
cai_11 Integer Recommended Emotional Abuse/Assault Severity Rating (lasting 6 months or longer) 1::5 1 = No emotional abuse; 2 = Emotional abuse; 3 = Moderate emotional abuse; 4 = Severe emotional abuse; 5 = Extreme emotional abuse cai_12, cai_13
cai_14 Float Recommended Physical Abuse/Assault Severity Rating (lasting 6 months or longer) 1::5 1 = No physical abuse; 2 = Physical abuse; 3 = Moderate physical abuse; 4 = Severe physical abuse; 5 = Extreme physical abuse - Score increases by 0.50 if physical abuse takes place 1 or more times per week cai_15, cai_16
cai_17 Float Recommended Witnessing Violence Rating (lasting 6 months or longer) 1::5 1 = No witnessing violence; 2 = Witnessing violence; 3 = Moderate witnessing violence; 4 = Severe witnessing violence; 5 = Extreme witnessing violence - Score increases by 0.50 if witnessing violence takes place 1 or more times per week cai_18, cai_19
cai_20 Float Recommended Sexual Abuse/Assault Severity Rating (lasting 6 months or longer) 1::5 1 = No sexual abuse/assault; 2 = Sexual abuse; 3 = Moderate sexual abuse; 4 = Severe sexual abuse; 5 = Extreme sexual abuse - Score DECREASES by 0.50 if the perpetrator is a non-primary caregiver or abuse involved indirect contact (e.g., through clothes) - Score INCREASES by 0.50 if sexual abuse involved threats of injury or took place 1 or more times per year - Score INCREASES by 1 if sexual abuse took place 1 or more times per month cai_21, cai_22
cai_23 String 300 Recommended Perpetrators (no names)
cai_total Float Recommended Childhood Adversity Index Total Score 7::35 Can accept decimal answers in case any regular item had a decimal answer
cai_mal Integer Recommended Presence of maltreatment 0;1 0 = Absent; 1 = Present
comments_misc String 4,000 Recommended Miscellaneous comments on study, interview, methodology relevant to this form data
cai_peer Integer Recommended Peer victimization (lasting 6 months or longer) 1::5 1 = No peer victimization ; 5 = Extreme peer victimization
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