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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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Expert-rated Diagnoses: Tic Disorders



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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/projectdemo_study_id
interview_dateDateRequiredDate on which the interview/genetic test/sampling/imaging/biospecimen was completed. MM/DD/YYYYRequired fieldvisit_date
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.
sexString20RequiredSex of the subjectM;FM = Male; F = Femalegender
aescodeIntegerRecommendedStaff code number of person completing this formexpert_diagnosis_rater
expert_diagnosis_touretteIntegerRecommendedTourette Syndrome1::31 = present ; 2 = subthreshhold ; 3 = not present
expert_diagnosis_chronic_ticsIntegerRecommendedChronic Motor Tics1::31 = present ; 2 = subthreshhold ; 3 = not present
expert_diagnosis_transientIntegerRecommendedTransient Tic Disorder1::31 = present ; 2 = subthreshhold ; 3 = not present
expert_diagnosis_simple_motorIntegerRecommendedSimple Motor Tics1::31 = present ; 2 = subthreshhold ; 3 = not present
expert_diagnosis_simple_vocalIntegerRecommendedSimple Vocal Tics1::31 = present ; 2 = subthreshhold ; 3 = not present
expert_diagnosis_complex_motorIntegerRecommendedComplex Motor Tics1::31 = present ; 2 = subthreshhold ; 3 = not present
expert_diagnosis_complex_vocalIntegerRecommendedComplex Vocal Tics1::31 = present ; 2 = subthreshhold ; 3 = not present
expert_impairment_distressIntegerRecommendedImpairment or Marked Distress (ever)1::31 = present ; 2 = subthreshhold ; 3 = not present
a1d31IntegerRecommendedOCD1::3Positive Diagnosis = 3; Intermediate Diagnosis = 2; Negative Diagnosis = 1expert_diagnosis_ocd
expert_diagnosis_adhdIntegerRecommendedADHD1::31 = present ; 2 = subthreshhold ; 3 = not present
epert_diagnosis_tspString300RecommendedTics observed on Tic Suppression Paradigm (TSP):
expert_diagnosis_onsetString100RecommendedDate of tic onset
expert_diagnosis_onset_confidString300RecommendedConfidence in date of tic onset
expert_diagnosis_onset_reasString300RecommendedReason for choosing date of tic onset
expert_diagnosis_onset_stratString300RecommendedStrategies used to pin down that date of tic onset (checklist: check calendar, ask teacher, medical records, watch home video, ask re memories of holidays, ask re memories of school term start or end, ask re memories of birthdays, other: ____________)
expert_diagnosis_onset_notesString20RecommendedAre there notes on defining the date of tic onset on another page (e.g. medical hx, exam, K SADS)? If so, what page?
expert_diagnosis_md_visitString100RecommendedWould the caregiver bring the child in to see a doctor at this time if it were not for this research study? If yes, describe:
expert_diagnosis_awarenessString100RecommendedDescribe Tic Awareness: Does the child know s/he has tics?
expert_diagnosis_supressString300RecommendedDoes the child make any effort to suppress any tic? If yes, describe:
expert_diagnosis_commentsString1,000RecommendedComments about diagnostic procedure
comments_miscString4,000RecommendedMiscellaneous comments on study, interview, methodology relevant to this form dataexpert_diag_comments
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: erd_tics01 and Element:
Chart Help

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.