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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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Element NameData TypeSizeRequiredDescriptionValue RangeNotesAliases
subjectkeyGUIDRequiredThe NDAR Global Unique Identifier (GUID) for research subjectNDAR*
src_subject_idString20RequiredSubject ID how it's defined in lab/projectid
interview_dateDateRequiredDate on which the interview/genetic test/sampling/imaging/biospecimen was completed. MM/DD/YYYYRequired fieldadate
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.age
sexString20RequiredSex of the subjectM;FM = Male; F = Femalegender, sex
version_formString100RecommendedForm used/assessment name
fes_1IntegerRecommendedFamily members really help and support one another.0;10= false; 1=truefesp_1
fes_2IntegerRecommendedWe often seem to be killing time at home.0;10= false; 1=truefesp_11
fes_3IntegerRecommendedWe put a lot of energy into what we do at home.0;10= false; 1=truefesp_21
fes_4IntegerRecommendedThere is a feeling of togetherness in our family.0;10= false; 1=truefesp_31
fes_5IntegerRecommendedWe rarely volunteer when something has to be done at home.0;10= false; 1=truefesp_41
fes_6IntegerRecommendedFamily members really back each other up.0;10= false; 1=truefesp_51
fes_7IntegerRecommendedThere is very little group spirit in our family.0;10= false; 1=truefesp_61
fes_8IntegerRecommendedWe really get along well with each other.0;10= false; 1=truefesp_71
fes_9IntegerRecommendedThere is plenty of time and attention for everyone in our family.0;10= false; 1=truefesp_81
fes_10IntegerRecommendedWe feel it is important to be the best at whatever you do.0;10= false; 1=truefesp_5
fes_11IntegerRecommendedGetting ahead in life is very important in our family.0;10= false; 1=truefesp_15
fes_12IntegerRecommendedHow much money a person makes is not very important to us.0;10= false; 1=truefesp_25
fes_13IntegerRecommendedWe believe in competition and may the best man win.0;10= false; 1=truefesp_35
fes_14IntegerRecommendedWe always strive to do things just a little better the next time.0;10= false; 1=truefesp_45
fes_15IntegerRecommendedFamily members rarely worry about job promotions, school grades, etc.0;10= false; 1=truefesp_55
fes_16IntegerRecommendedIn our family, we dont try that hard to succeed.0;10= false; 1=truefesp_65
fes_17IntegerRecommendedWork before play is the rule in our family.0;10= false; 1=truefesp_75
fes_18IntegerRecommendedFamily members are often compared with others as to how well they are doing at work or school.0;10= false; 1=truefesp_85
fes_19IntegerRecommendedFamily members attend church, synagogue, or Sunday School fairly often.0;10= false; 1=truefesp_8
fes_20IntegerRecommendedWe dont say prayers in our family.0;10= false; 1=truefesp_18
fes_21IntegerRecommendedWe often talk about the religious meaning of Christmas, Passover, or other holidays.0;10= false; 1=truefesp_28
fes_22IntegerRecommendedWe dont believe in heaven or hell.0;10= false; 1=truefesp_38
fes_23IntegerRecommendedFamily members have strict ideas about what is right and wrong.0;10= false; 1=truefesp_48
fes_24IntegerRecommendedWe believe there are some things you just have to take on faith.0;10= false; 1=truefesp_58
fes_25IntegerRecommendedIn our family each person has different ideas about what is right and wrong.0;10= false; 1=truefesp_68
fes_26IntegerRecommendedThe Bible is a very important book in our home.0;10= false; 1=truefesp_78
fes_27IntegerRecommendedFamily members believe that if you sin you will be punished.0;10= false; 1=truefesp_88
fes_28IntegerRecommendedActivities in our family are pretty carefully planned.0;10= false; 1=truefesp_9
fes_29IntegerRecommendedWe are generally very neat and orderly.0;10= false; 1=truefesp_19
fes_30IntegerRecommendedIts often hard to find things when you need them in our household.0;10= false; 1=truefesp_29
fes_31IntegerRecommendedBeing on time is very important in our family.0;10= false; 1=truefesp_39
fes_32IntegerRecommendedPeople change their minds often in our family.0;10= false; 1=truefesp_49
fes_33IntegerRecommendedFamily members make sure their rooms are neat.0;10= false; 1=truefesp_59
fes_34IntegerRecommendedEach persons duties are clearly defined in our family.0;10= false; 1=truefesp_69
fes_35IntegerRecommendedMoney is not handled very carefully in our family.0;10= false; 1=truefesp_79
fes_36IntegerRecommendedDishes are usually done immediately after eating.0;10= false; 1=truefesp_89
fes_37IntegerRecommendedFamily members are rarely ordered around.0;10= false; 1=truefesp_10
fes_38IntegerRecommendedThere are very few rules to follow in our family.0;10= false; 1=truefesp_20
fes_39IntegerRecommendedThere is one family member who makes most of the decisions.0;10= false; 1=truefesp_30
fes_40IntegerRecommendedThere are set ways of doing things at home.0;10= false; 1=truefesp_40
fes_41IntegerRecommendedThere is a strong emphasis on following rules in our family.0;10= false; 1=truefesp_50
fes_42IntegerRecommendedEveryone has an equal say in family decisions.0;10= false; 1=truefesp_60
fes_43IntegerRecommendedWe can do whatever we want to in our family.0;10= false; 1=truefesp_70
fes_44IntegerRecommendedRules are pretty inflexible in our household.0;10= false; 1=truefesp_80
fes_45IntegerRecommendedYou cant get away with much in our family.0;10= false; 1=truefesp_90
fes_cIntegerRecommendedCohesion Subscale0::9
fes_exIntegerRecommendedExpressiveness Subscale0::9
fes_conIntegerRecommendedConflict Subscale0::9
fes_indIntegerRecommendedIndependence Subscale0::9
fes_aoIntegerRecommendedAchievement Orientation Subscale0::9
fes_icoIntegerRecommendedIntellectual-Cultural Orientation Subscale0::9
fes_aroIntegerRecommendedActive-Recreational Orientation Subscale0::9
fes_mreIntegerRecommendedMoral-Religious Emphasis Subscale0::9
fes_orgIntegerRecommendedOrganization Subscale0::9
fes_ctlIntegerRecommendedControl Subscale0::9
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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Distribution for DataStructure: fenvs01 and Element:
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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.