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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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Dyadic Perspective Taking Scale

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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 Required field
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 par_prox Integer Recommended Who is the parent/guardian you feel closest to? 0::4 0 = Mom; 1 = Dad; 2 = Stepmom; 3 = Stepdad; 4 = Other guardian
par_prox_other String 50 Recommended Indicate other: parental figure you feel closest to
Query dpts1 Integer Recommended When involved in an argument with me, my parent/guardian is the type of person who will consider and take into account my point of view and compare that with his/her own. 0::4 0 = does not describe parent/guardian very well; 4 = Describes parent/guardian very well
Query dpts2 Integer Recommended My parent/guardian is not good at understanding my problems. 0::4 0 = does not describe parent/guardian very well; 4 = Describes parent/guardian very well
Query dpts3 Integer Recommended My parent/guardian not only listens to what I am saying, but also really understands and seems to know where I am coming from. 0::4 0 = does not describe parent/guardian very well; 4 = Describes parent/guardian very well
Query dpts4 Integer Recommended My parent/guardian does not seem to know how I feel. 0::4 0 = does not describe parent/guardian very well; 4 = Describes parent/guardian very well
Query dpts5 Integer Recommended My parent/guardian is able to accurately compare his/her point of view with mine. 0::4 0 = does not describe parent/guardian very well; 4 = Describes parent/guardian very well
Query dpts6 Integer Recommended My parent/guardian evaluates my motivation for doing something before he/she makes judgments about a situation. 0::4 0 = does not describe parent/guardian very well; 4 = Describes parent/guardian very well
Query dpts7 Integer Recommended My parent/guardian easily becomes impatient with me. 0::4 0 = does not describe parent/guardian very well; 4 = Describes parent/guardian very well
Query dpts8 Integer Recommended My parent/guardian is not able to put him/herself in my shoes 0::4 0 = does not describe parent/guardian very well; 4 = Describes parent/guardian very well
Query dpts9 Integer Recommended My parent/guardian nearly always knows what I mean. 0::4 0 = does not describe parent/guardian very well; 4 = Describes parent/guardian very well
Query dpts10 Integer Recommended My parent/guardian does not sense or realize what I am feeling. 0::4 0 = does not describe parent/guardian very well; 4 = Describes parent/guardian very well
Query dpts11 Integer Recommended My parent/guardian realizes what I mean even when I have difficulty saying it. 0::4 0 = does not describe parent/guardian very well; 4 = Describes parent/guardian very well
Query dpts12 Integer Recommended My parent/guardian does not usually understand the whole meaning of what I say to him/her. 0::4 0 = does not describe parent/guardian very well; 4 = Describes parent/guardian very well
Query dpts13 Integer Recommended My parent/guardian appreciates how the things I experience feel to me. 0::4 0 = does not describe parent/guardian very well; 4 = Describes parent/guardian very well
Query dpts14 Integer Recommended Before criticizing me, my parent/guardian tries to imagine how I feel. 0::4 0 = does not describe parent/guardian very well; 4 = Describes parent/guardian very well
Query dpts15 Integer Recommended If my parent/guardian thinks my he/she is right about something, he/she doesn't waste much time in listening to my arguments. 0::4 0 = does not describe parent/guardian very well; 4 = Describes parent/guardian very well
Query dpts16 Integer Recommended My parent/guardian tries to understand me better by imagining how things look from my perspective. 0::4 0 = does not describe parent/guardian very well; 4 = Describes parent/guardian very well
Query dpts17 Integer Recommended My parent/guardian believes that there are two sides to every argument and tries to look at both sides. 0::4 0 = does not describe parent/guardian very well; 4 = Describes parent/guardian very well
Query dpts18 Integer Recommended My parent/guardian sometimes finds it difficult to see things from my perspective. 0::4 0 = does not describe parent/guardian very well; 4 = Describes parent/guardian very well
Query dpts19 Integer Recommended My parent/guardian tries to look at my perspective before making a decision. 0::4 0 = does not describe parent/guardian very well; 4 = Describes parent/guardian very well
Query dpts20 Integer Recommended When my parent/guardian is upset with me, he/she tries to put him/herself in my shoes for a while. 0::4 0 = does not describe parent/guardian very well; 4 = Describes parent/guardian very well
Query dpts_s1 Integer Recommended I am good at understanding my parent's/guardian's problems 0::4 0 = Does not describe me well; 4 = Does describe me well
Query dpts_s2 Integer Recommended I not only listen to my parent/guardian, but also I understand what he/she is saying and seem to know where he/she is coming from. 0::4 0 = Does not describe me well; 4 = Does describe me well
Query dpts_s3 Integer Recommended I very often seem to know how my parent/guardian feels 0::4 0 = Does not describe me well; 4 = Does describe me well
Query dpts_s4 Integer Recommended I always know exaclty what my parent/guardian means 0::4 0 = Does not describe me well; 4 = Does describe me well
Query dpts_s5 Integer Recommended I am able to sense or realize what my parent/guardian is feeling 0::4 0 = Does not describe me well; 4 = Does describe me well
Query before_criticizing Integer Recommended Perspective-Taking Scale. Before criticizing somebody, I try to imagine how I would feel if I were in their place. 0::4 0 = A (Does not describe me well); 1 = B; 2 = C; 3 = D; 4 = E (Describes me very well) dpts_s6
Query other_perspective Integer Recommended Perspective-Taking Scale. I sometimes try to understand my friends better by imagining how things look from their perspective. 0::4 0 = A (Does not describe me well); 1 = B; 2 = C; 3 = D; 4 = E (Describes me very well) dpts_s7
Query see_both_sides Integer Recommended Perspective-Taking Scale. I believe that there are two sides to every question and try to look at them both. 0::4 0 = A (Does not describe me well); 1 = B; 2 = C; 3 = D; 4 = E (Describes me very well) dpts_s8
Query all_sides_disagreement Integer Recommended Perspective-Taking Scale. I try to look at everybody's side of a disagreement before I make a decision. 0::4 0 = A (Does not describe me well); 1 = B; 2 = C; 3 = D; 4 = E (Describes me very well) dpts_s9
Query upset_try_shoes Integer Recommended Perspective-Taking Scale. When I'm upset at someone, I usually try to "put myself in his shoes" for a while. 0::4 0 = A (Does not describe me well); 1 = B; 2 = C; 3 = D; 4 = E (Describes me very well) dpts_s10
Query dpts_s11 Integer Recommended Even if my parent/guardian has difficulty in saying something, I usually understand what he/she means. 0::4 0 = Does not describe me well; 4 = Does describe me well
Query dpts_s12 Integer Recommended I usually do not understand the full meaning of what my parent/guardian is saying to me. 0::4 0 = Does not describe me well; 4 = Does describe me well
Query dpts_s13 Integer Recommended I am able to appreciate exactly how the things my parent/guardian experiences feel to him/her 0::4 0 = Does not describe me well; 4 = Does describe me well
Query dpts_s_cogscore Integer Recommended Self: Cognizance Score
Query dpts_s_strscore Integer Recommended Self: Strategies Score
Query dpts_o_cogscore Integer Recommended Other: Cognizance Score
Query dpts_o_strscore Integer Recommended Other: Strategies Score
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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