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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, newid
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. qola3
sex String 20 Required Sex of the subject
M;F; O; NR
M = Male; F = Female; O=Other; NR = Not reported gender, qola1, sex
Query dema9 Integer Recommended Did you earn a high school diploma or GED? 0;1 0=No; 1=Yes es1a
Query es1a_sp Integer Recommended Specify High school diploma or GED 1;2 1 = High school diploma;2 = GED
Query es1b Integer Recommended Do you have College degree 0;1; 9 0=No; 1=Yes; 9=missing qola8
Query es1b_sp Integer Recommended Specify College degree 1::5 1 = Associates;2 = Bachelors;3 = Masters;4 = PhD;5 = Doctor of Medicine
Query es1c Integer Recommended Do you have Certificate of technical training 0;1 0=No; 1=Yes (specify)
Query es1c_sp Integer Recommended Specify Certificate of technical training 1::7 1 = Automotive;2 = Electrical;3 = Plumbing;4 = Construction;5 = Computer Technology;6 = Beauty / Hairstyling / Cosmetology;7 = Other (Specify)
Query es1d Integer Recommended Do you have any other type of certificate 0;1 0=No; 1=Yes (specify)
Query es2 Integer Recommended Are you now in school or attending any classes 0;1 0=No; 1=Yes
Query es3a Integer Recommended School to obtain High school diploma or GED 0;1 0=No; 1=Yes (specify)
Query es3a_sp Integer Recommended Specify High school diploma or GED 1;2 1 = High school diploma;2 = GED
Query es3b Integer Recommended School to obtain College degree 0;1 0=No; 1=Yes (specify)
Query es3b_sp Integer Recommended Specify College degree 1::5 1 = Associates;2 = Bachelors;3 = Masters;4 = PhD;5 = Doctor of Medicine
Query es3c Integer Recommended School to obtain Certificate of technical training 0;1 0=No; 1=Yes
Query es3c_sp Integer Recommended Specify Certificate of technical training 1::7 1 = Automotive;2 = Electrical;3 = Plumbing;4 = Construction;5 = Computer Technology;6 = Beauty / Hairstyling / Cosmetology;7 = Other
Query es3d Integer Recommended School to obtain any other type of certificate 0;1 0=No; 1=Yes
Query es5 Integer Recommended Which of the following best describe where you are now in your program? Would you say 1::4 1 = Just started (for example your first semester or quarter or month or two);2 = Early (not yet half way done);3 = Late (over half way done);4 = Nearly finished (within a semester or quarter or month or two)
Query es6 Integer Recommended Which of these statements describe how well your performance has been in this program 1::4 1 = I am doing very well.;2 = I am doing okay.;3 = I am not doing well.;4 =I am doing poorly.
Query es7a Integer Recommended Are you currently involved in Sports 0;1 0=No; 1=Yes
Query es7b Integer Recommended Are you currently involved in Clubs 0;1 0=No; 1=Yes
Query sni_11 Integer Recommended Are you currently involved in regular volunteer work 0;1 0=No; 1=Yes
Query eo1 Integer Recommended Have you had a job since the last interview 0;1 0=No; 1=Yes
Query eo2 Integer Recommended Have you filled out a job application or spoken with a prospective employer since the last interview 0;1 0=No; 1=Yes
Query eo3 Integer Recommended How many jobs have you had since the last interview
Query eo4 Integer Recommended Are you currently working at a job or business for pay 0;1;9 0=No; 1=Yes; 9 = Missing wi6a
mw_j1a String 250 Recommended Job 1 name eo5_sp_recode, wi4
eo8_sp_recode String 100 Recommended Job duties
eo8a_sp_recode String 100 Recommended Job employer wi6e
Query eo8b_sp_recode String 100 Recommended job category
Query eomonthsstart Integer Recommended Months Since Baseline for Job Start wi5_months
Query eomonthsend Integer Recommended Months Since Baseline for Job End wi6_months
Query eo7a Integer Recommended Months Since Baseline for Job End - currently working 1 1=Currently working
Query eo8a1 Integer Recommended Name of org/company you work/ed for - casual labor/self-employed 0;1 1=Casual labor/self-employed; 0=no wi6d1
Query eo9 Float Recommended What is/was your hourly wage wi7
Query eo10 Integer Recommended Who writes/wrote your paycheck or pays/paid your wages 1::3;91 1 = The employer;2 = A mental health or rehabilitation agency;3 = Casual labor/self-employed;91 = Someone else wi8
Query eo11 Integer Recommended Any person who supervises/supervised your work an employee of a mental health or rehabilitation agency 0;1;3 0 = No;1 = Yes; 3 = Casual labor/self-employed wi9
Query eo12 Integer Recommended Job reserved only for people who get services from a mental health or rehabilitation agency 0;1 0=No; 1=Yes wi10
Query eo13 Integer Recommended Job could have been taken by anybody who applied for it and was qualified including someone who does not have a disability 0;1;3 0 = No;1 = Yes; 3 = Casual labor/self-employed wi11
Query eo14 Integer Recommended Does/Did this job have a time limit to it? Is/Was it only temporary? 0;1;3 0 = No;1 = Yes; 3 = Casual labor/self-employed wi12
Query eo15 Integer Recommended Describe what is meant by being time limited. Is/Was this a seasonal jobor a transitional job of some kind 1::3 1 = Seasonal job;2 = Transitional job;3 = Other job (specify) wi13
Query wi13_sp String 100 Recommended {Is/Was} this a seasonal jobor a transitional job of some kind (specify)
Query eo16 Integer Recommended Was this your main job since the last interview? 0;1 0=No; 1=Yes
Query eo17 Integer Recommended Did anyone help you get this job? 0;1 0=No; 1=Yes
Query eo18 Integer Recommended Who helped you? Was it 1::3 1 = Someone from The Connection Program;2 = Someone from another vocational program;3 = Someone else
Query eo19 Integer Recommended How many hours per day do/did you usually work wi15
Query eo20 Integer Recommended How many days per week do/did you usually work wi16
Query eo21 Integer Recommended How many weeks per month do/did you usually work wi17
Query eo22 Float Recommended About how much do/did you earn at this job wi19
Query eo22_un Integer Recommended About how much do/did you earn at this job - unitof time 10::17;91 10 = Every hour;11 = Every day;12 = Every week;13 = Every two weeks;14 = Twice a month;15 = Every month;16 = Every quarter;17 = Every year;91 = Other wi19_un
Query eo23 Integer Recommended Is that before or after taxes and other deductions are taken out 1;2 1 = Before taxes; 2 = After taxes wi20
Query eo24a Integer Recommended Are/Were the following benefits available to you at your job-medical insurance 0;1 0=No; 1=Yes
Query eo24b Integer Recommended Are/Were the following benefits available to you at your job-vacation leave 0;1 0=No; 1=Yes
Query eo24c Integer Recommended Are/Were the following benefits available to you at your job-sick leave 0;1 0=No; 1=Yes
Query eo24d Integer Recommended Are/Were the following benefits available to you at your job-any other benefits 0;1 0=No; 1=Yes
Query eo25a Integer Recommended I feel good about this job 1::4 1 = Strongly Agree;2 = Somewhat Agree;3 = Somewhat Disagree;4 = Strongly Disagree
Query eo25b Integer Recommended This job is worthwhile 1::4 1 = Strongly Agree;2 = Somewhat Agree;3 = Somewhat Disagree;4 = Strongly Disagree
Query eo25c Integer Recommended The working conditions are good 1::4 1 = Strongly Agree;2 = Somewhat Agree;3 = Somewhat Disagree;4 = Strongly Disagree
Query eo25d Integer Recommended I have a fairly good chance for promotion in this job 1::4 1 = Strongly Agree;2 = Somewhat Agree;3 = Somewhat Disagree;4 = Strongly Disagree
Query eo25e Integer Recommended This is a dead-end job 1::4 1 = Strongly Agree;2 = Somewhat Agree;3 = Somewhat Disagree;4 = Strongly Disagree
Query eo25f Integer Recommended My co-workers help me to like this job more 1::4 1 = Strongly Agree;2 = Somewhat Agree;3 = Somewhat Disagree;4 = Strongly Disagree
Query eo25g Integer Recommended I am happy with the amount this job pays 1::4 1 = Strongly Agree;2 = Somewhat Agree;3 = Somewhat Disagree;4 = Strongly Disagree
Query eo25h Integer Recommended The vacation time and other benefits on this job are okay 1::4 1 = Strongly Agree;2 = Somewhat Agree;3 = Somewhat Disagree;4 = Strongly Disagree
Query eo25i Integer Recommended I need more money than this job pays 1::4 1 = Strongly Agree;2 = Somewhat Agree;3 = Somewhat Disagree;4 = Strongly Disagree
Query eo25j Integer Recommended This job does not provide the medical coverage I need 1::4 1 = Strongly Agree;2 = Somewhat Agree;3 = Somewhat Disagree;4 = Strongly Disagree
Query eo25k Integer Recommended My supervisor is fair 1::4 1 = Strongly Agree;2 = Somewhat Agree;3 = Somewhat Disagree;4 = Strongly Disagree
Query eo25l Integer Recommended My supervisor is hard to please 1::4 1 = Strongly Agree;2 = Somewhat Agree;3 = Somewhat Disagree;4 = Strongly Disagree
Query eo25m Integer Recommended My supervisor praises me when I do my job well 1::4 1 = Strongly Agree;2 = Somewhat Agree;3 = Somewhat Disagree;4 = Strongly Disagree
Query eo25n Integer Recommended My supervisor is difficult to get along with 1::4 1 = Strongly Agree;2 = Somewhat Agree;3 = Somewhat Disagree;4 = Strongly Disagree
Query eo25o Integer Recommended My supervisor recognizes my efforts 1::4 1 = Strongly Agree;2 = Somewhat Agree;3 = Somewhat Disagree;4 = Strongly Disagree
Query eo25p Integer Recommended My co-workers are easy to get along with 1::4 1 = Strongly Agree;2 = Somewhat Agree;3 = Somewhat Disagree;4 = Strongly Disagree
Query eo25q Integer Recommended My co-workers are lazy 1::4 1 = Strongly Agree;2 = Somewhat Agree;3 = Somewhat Disagree;4 = Strongly Disagree
Query eo25r Integer Recommended My co-workers are unpleasant 1::4 1 = Strongly Agree;2 = Somewhat Agree;3 = Somewhat Disagree;4 = Strongly Disagree
Query eo25s Integer Recommended My co-workers don't like me 1::4 1 = Strongly Agree;2 = Somewhat Agree;3 = Somewhat Disagree;4 = Strongly Disagree
Query eo25t Integer Recommended I want to quit this job 1::4 1 = Strongly Agree;2 = Somewhat Agree;3 = Somewhat Disagree;4 = Strongly Disagree
Query eo25u Integer Recommended I often feel tense on the job 1::4; 8;9 1 = Strongly Agree;2 = Somewhat Agree;3 = Somewhat Disagree;4 = Strongly Disagree; 8 = Not Applicable; 9 = Missing
Query eo25v Integer Recommended I don't know what's expected of me on this job 1::4 1 = Strongly Agree;2 = Somewhat Agree;3 = Somewhat Disagree;4 = Strongly Disagree
Query eo25w Integer Recommended I feel physically worn out at the end of the day 1::4 1 = Strongly Agree;2 = Somewhat Agree;3 = Somewhat Disagree;4 = Strongly Disagree
Query eo26 Integer Recommended What was the main reason this job ended 1::6 1 = Quit;2 = Fired; 3 = Laid off;4 = Time limited job such as seasonal or temporary job; 5 = Reassigned to another job;6 = Other
Query eo27a Integer Recommended What could have made this a better job experience for you-A more flexible schedule 0;1 0=No; 1=Yes
Query eo27b Integer Recommended What could have made this a better job experience for you-Additional supports from mental health or vocational staff 0;1 0=No; 1=Yes
Query eo27c Integer Recommended What could have made this a better job experience for you-Changes in work space or work setting 0;1 0=No; 1=Yes
Query eo27d Integer Recommended What could have made this a better job experience for you-More time off 0;1 0=No; 1=Yes
Query eo27e Integer Recommended What could have made this a better job experience for you-Anything else 0;1 0=No; 1=Yes
Query eo28 Integer Recommended Would you like to have a different paying job now in the community 0;1 0=No; 1=Yes
Query meaneo25 Float Recommended Mean of - How you felt about your job EO25A EO25W
Query job Integer Recommended Job number sequenceof jobs in past 6 months
Query jobseq Integer Recommended Job number sequenceof jobs in past 2 years
Query site String 101 Recommended Site Study Site
Query days_baseline Integer Recommended Days since baseline eodays, whdays
Query visit String 60 Recommended Visit name timept
Query ewps_4 Integer Recommended I am self-employed. 0;1 0 = No;1 = Yes wi14
Query empcur Integer Recommended Currently employed 0;1; -99; 77; 88 0 = No; 1 = Yes; -99= N/A ; 88= Missing ; 77= Refused wi3
Query wi18 Integer Recommended How many months per year {do/did} you usually work at this job
Query surfq3 Integer Recommended During the past month, have you done any kind of volunteer work (such as working at a hospital or a school)? 0;1 0 = No; 1 = Yes wi21
Query wi6b Integer Recommended Currently working second job 0;1 0 = No;1 = Yes
Query wi22 Integer Recommended Which of following best describes your current work status 1::8;91 1 = Have a job but currently not at work (for instance on a leave of absence or suspended);2 = Looking for work;3 = Keeping house or caregiving;4 = Going to school;5 = Doing volunteer work;6 = In vocational training;7 = Retired;8 = Unable to work;91 = Something else
Query wi1 Integer Recommended Have you ever worked at a job or business for pay 0;1 0 = No;1 = Yes
Query wi2 Integer Recommended Have you worked at a job or business for pay in the past 2 years 0;1 0 = No;1 = Yes
Query grades_1 Integer Recommended Best grade 1 :: 14; -99 1 = A+ (97 or higher); 2 = A (93-96); 3 =A- (90-92); 4 =B+ (87-89); 5 =B (83-89); 6 =B-(80-82); 7 =C+ (77-79); 8 =C(73-76); 9 =C-(70-72); 10 =D+(67-69); 11 =D(63-66); 12 =D-(60-62); 13 =(59 or less); -99 (I prefer not to answer)
Query grades_2 Integer Recommended Average Grade 1 :: 14; -99 1 = A+ (97 or higher); 2 = A (93-96); 3 =A- (90-92); 4 =B+ (87-89); 5 =B (83-89); 6 =B-(80-82); 7 =C+ (77-79); 8 =C(73-76); 9 =C-(70-72); 10 =D+(67-69); 11 =D(63-66); 12 =D-(60-62); 13 =(59 or less); -99 (I prefer not to answer)
Query grades_3 Integer Recommended Worst Grade 1 :: 14; -99 1 = A+ (97 or higher); 2 = A (93-96); 3 =A- (90-92); 4 =B+ (87-89); 5 =B (83-89); 6 =B-(80-82); 7 =C+ (77-79); 8 =C(73-76); 9 =C-(70-72); 10 =D+(67-69); 11 =D(63-66); 12 =D-(60-62); 13 =(59 or less); -99 (I prefer not to answer)
Query grades_4 Integer Recommended How confident are you that best/ average/ worst grades are accurate? 1 :: 4; -99 1 =Not Sure; 2 =Somewhat Confident; 3 =Pretty Confident; 4 =Very Confident; -99 = I prefer not to answer
Query curr_marital_st Integer Recommended Are you now married, widowed, divorced, separated, never married or living with a partner? PX010901_Current_Marital_Status 1::9 1=Married; 2=Widowed; 3=Divorced; 4=Separated; 5=Never Married; 6=Living with partner; 7=Refused; 8= Annulled; 9=Don't Know qola4
Query children_under18 Integer Recommended Number of children you have under age 18 qola5b
Query hds Integer Recommended Highest degree status 1::8 1=No high school diploma or equivalent; 2=High school diploma or equivavlent; 3=Some college, but no degree; 4=Associate degree; 5=Bachelor degree; 6=Master degree; 7=Doctoral degree or equivalent; 8=Other qola9
asr_49 String 100 Recommended If you attend(ed) school, college, or other education/training, what kind of program was it? qola11
race String 30 Recommended Race of study subject
American Indian/Alaska Native; Asian; Hawaiian or Pacific Islander; Black or African American; White; More than one race; Unknown or not reported
qola12
otherrace String 100 Recommended specify other race The following questions are about you or the child's family.
ethnicity String 30 Recommended Ethnicity of participant
Hispanic or Latino; Not Hispanic or Latino; Unknown
Query baseline_n_001 Integer Recommended Have you ever served on active duty in the United States Armed Forces, either in the regular military or in a National Guard or military reserve unit?
0::4; -888; -999
0=No; 1=Yes; 3=DontKnow; 4=Refused; -888=Not Applicable; -999=Missing; qola13
Query branchofservice Integer Recommended Branch of Service 1::7 1=Army; 2=Navy; 3=Air Force; 4=Marines; 5=Coast Guard; 6=Nat. Guard; 7 = Reserves qola14
Query mfcs3 Integer Recommended How many children do you have. Include both children who do and do not live with you? 99=missing qola5a
phne_sc_2 String 40 Recommended What is your highest grade completed in school? qola6
Query qol27c Integer Recommended 27c. Formal worksite/vocational training 0::2; 9 0 = No; 1 = Yes; 2 = No opportunity; 9=missing qola10
Query test_ged Integer Recommended Did you pass a high school equivalency test? 0;1;9 0 = No; 1 = Yes; 9 = Missing qola7
Query degree Integer Recommended What type of college degree do you have? 1::5 1 = Associate ; 2 = Bachelors; 3 = Masters; 4 = Doctorate; 5 = Other (specify)
degree_sp String 20 Recommended Specify other type of college degree
Query test_usm_branch Integer Recommended In which branch of the Armed Forces did you serve? 1::3 1 = Army; 2 = Navy; 3 = Marines
Query discharge Integer Recommended What type of discharge did you receive when you left the armed forces? 1::6 1 = Honorable; 2 = General; 3 = Undesirable; 4 = Bad conduct; 5 = Dishonorable or dismissal; 6 = Other qola15
discharge_sp String 100 Recommended Specify other type of discharge after service in the Armed Forces
baseline_a_002 String 100 Recommended Interview Start Time: timeb1, timeb2
stoptime String 10 Recommended Stop time timee1, timee2
timept Integer Recommended Time Point 888 = not applicable; 999 = missing
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