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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.


  • 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 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. age
sex String 20 Required Sex of the subject M;F; O; NR M = Male; F = Female; O=Other; NR = Not reported gender, sex
catherapy1 Integer Recommended I tell myself that I shouldn't have certain thoughts 0::6 0=Strongly Disagree; 6=Strongly Agree
catherapy2 Integer Recommended I try to stay busy to keep thoughts or feelings from coming 0::6 0=Strongly Disagree; 6=Strongly Agree
catherapy3 Integer Recommended I try to distract myself when I feel unpleasant emotions 0::6 0=Strongly Disagree; 6=Strongly Agree
catherapy4 Integer Recommended One of my big goals is to be free from painful emotions 0::6 0=Strongly Disagree; 6=Strongly Agree
catherapy5 Integer Recommended I go out of my way to avoid situations that might bring difficult thoughts, feelings, or sensations 0::6 0=Strongly Disagree; 6=Strongly Agree
catherapy6 Integer Recommended Even when something is important to me, I'll rarely do it if there is a chance it will upset me 0::6 0=Strongly Disagree; 6=Strongly Agree
catherapy7 Integer Recommended I work hard to keep out upsetting feelings 0::6 0=Strongly Disagree; 6=Strongly Agree
catherapy8 Integer Recommended When unpleasant memories come to me, I try to put them out of my mind 0::6 0=Strongly Disagree; 6=Strongly Agree
catherapy9 Integer Recommended I can experience my thoughts and feelings as they are, without trying to change them 0::6 0=Strongly Disagree; 6=Strongly Agree (reverse)
catherapy10 Integer Recommended I can take thoughts and feelings as they come, without attempting to control or avoid them 0::6 0=Strongly Disagree; 6=Strongly Agree (reverse)
catherapy11 Integer Recommended I am willing to fully experience whatever thoughts, feelings and sensations come up for me, without trying to change or defend against them 0::6 0=Strongly Disagree; 6=Strongly Agree (reverse)
catherapy12 Integer Recommended I get so caught up in my thoughts that I am unable to do the things that I most want to do 0::6 0=Strongly Disagree; 6=Strongly Agree
catherapy13 Integer Recommended I don't allow thoughts to interfere with what I want to do 0::6 0=Strongly Disagree; 6=Strongly Agree (reverse)
catherapy14 Integer Recommended Thoughts are just thoughts - they don't control what I do 0::6 0=Strongly Disagree; 6=Strongly Agree (reverse)
catherapy15 Integer Recommended It seems I am running on automatic without much awareness of what Im doing 0::6 0=Strongly Disagree; 6=Strongly Agree
catherapy16 Integer Recommended Even when doing the things that matter to me, I find myself doing them without paying attention 0::6 0=Strongly Disagree; 6=Strongly Agree
catherapy17 Integer Recommended I rush through meaningful activities without being really attentive to them 0::6 0=Strongly Disagree; 6=Strongly Agree
catherapy18 Integer Recommended I do jobs or tasks automatically, without being aware of what Im doing 0::6 0=Strongly Disagree; 6=Strongly Agree
catherapy19 Integer Recommended I find it difficult to stay focused on whats happening in the present 0::6 0=Strongly Disagree; 6=Strongly Agree
catherapy20 Integer Recommended I have values that give my life more meaning 0::6 0=Strongly Disagree; 6=Strongly Agree (reverse)
catherapy21 Integer Recommended I have important values I choose to live by 0::6 0=Strongly Disagree; 6=Strongly Agree (reverse)
catherapy22 Integer Recommended I make choices based on what is important to me, even if it is stressful 0::6 0=Strongly Disagree; 6=Strongly Agree (reverse)
catherapy23 Integer Recommended My values are really reflected in my behavior 0::6 0=Strongly Disagree; 6=Strongly Agree (reverse)
catherapy24 Integer Recommended I am able to follow my long terms plans including times when progress is slow 0::6 0=Strongly Disagree; 6=Strongly Agree (reverse)
catherapy25 Integer Recommended I can keep going with something when its important to me 0::6 0=Strongly Disagree; 6=Strongly Agree (reverse)
catherapy26 Integer Recommended I behave in line with my personal values 0::6 0=Strongly Disagree; 6=Strongly Agree (reverse)
catherapy27 Integer Recommended I undertake things that are meaningful to me, even when I find it hard to do so 0::6 0=Strongly Disagree; 6=Strongly Agree (reverse)
catherapy28 Integer Recommended I act in ways that are consistent with how I wish to live my life 0::6 0=Strongly Disagree; 6=Strongly Agree (reverse)
catherapy29 Integer Recommended I can identify the things that really matter to me in life and pursue them 0::6 0=Strongly Disagree; 6=Strongly Agree (reverse)
catherapy30 Integer Recommended I know what matters to me and where I want to end up in life 0::6 0=Strongly Disagree; 6=Strongly Agree (reverse)
compact_factor1 Integer Recommended CompACT Factor 1: Openness to Experience 0::84 total
compact_factor2 Integer Recommended CompACT Factor 2: Behavioral Awareness 0::30 total
compact_factor3 Integer Recommended CompACT Factor 3: Valued Action 0::66 total
compact_total Integer Recommended CompACT Total 0::180 total
version_form String 121 Recommended Form used/assessment name
comments_misc String 4,000 Recommended Miscellaneous comments on study, interview, methodology relevant to this form data
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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