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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. 

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  • 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.

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  • 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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ABCD Parent Family Environment Scale-Family Conflict Subscale Modified from PhenX (FES)

11,869 Shared Subjects

Family dynamics, cohesion, expressiveness, conflict
Clinical Assessments
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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
eventname String 60 Recommended The event name for which the data was collected
Query fam_enviro1_p Integer Recommended We fight a lot in our family. /Peleamos mucho en nuestra familia. 1 ; 0 1 = True /Verdadera; 0 = False/ Falsa fes_1_p, fes_youth_q1
Query fam_enviro2r_p Integer Recommended Family members rarely become openly angry. /Los miembros de la familia raramente se enojan abiertamente. 0 ; 1 0 = True /Verdadera; 1 = False/ Falsa fes_2r_p, fes_youth_q2
Query fam_enviro3_p Integer Recommended Family members sometimes get so angry they throw things./ Los miembros de la familia algunas veces se enojan tanto que avientan cosas. 1 ; 0 1 = True /Verdadera; 0 = False/ Falsa fes_3_p, fes_youth_q3
Query fam_enviro4r_p Integer Recommended Family members hardly ever lose their tempers. /Los miembros de la familia dificilmente pierden su temperamento. 0 ; 1 0 = True /Verdadera; 1 = False/ Falsa fes_4r_p, fes_youth_q4
Query fam_enviro5_p Integer Recommended Family members often criticize each other. /Los miembros de la familia con frecuencia se critican unos a otros. 1 ; 0 1 = True /Verdadera; 0 = False/ Falsa fes_5_p, fes_youth_q5
Query fam_enviro6_p Integer Recommended Family members sometimes hit each other./ Los miembros de la familia algunas veces se golpean unos a otros. 1 ; 0 1 = True /Verdadera; 0 = False/ Falsa fes_6_p, fes_youth_q6
Query fam_enviro7r_p Integer Recommended If there is a disagreement in our family, we try hard to smooth things over and keep the peace. /Si hay un desacuerdo en nuestra familia, hacemos todo lo posible por resolverlo y conservar la paz. 0 ; 1 0 = True /Verdadera; 1 = False/ Falsa fes_7r_p, fes_youth_q7
Query fam_enviro8_p Integer Recommended Family members often try to one-up or outdo each other./ Los miembros de la familia con frecuencia tratan de superar a los demás. 1 ; 0 1 = True /Verdadera; 0 = False/ Falsa fes_8_p, fes_youth_q8
Query fam_enviro9r_p Integer Recommended In our family, we believe you don't ever get anywhere by raising your voice. /En nuestra familia, creemos que no se llega a nada levantando la voz. 0 ; 1 0 = True /Verdadera; 1 = False/ Falsa fes_9_p, fes_youth_q9
Query fam_enviro_select_language___1 Integer Required ¿Español? (1, Sí) 0 ; 1 0 = No; 1 = Yes fes_select_language_p
fes_16r_p Integer Recommended We rarely go to lectures, plays, or concerts.Rara vez vamos a conferencias, obras de teatro o conciertos. 0 ; 1 0 = True /Verdadera; 1 = False/ Falsa
fes_17_p Integer Recommended Friends often come over for dinner or to visit.Los amigos a menudo vienen a cenar o a visitarnos. 1 ; 0 1 = True /Verdadera; 0 = False/ Falsa
fes_19_p Integer Recommended We are generally very neat and orderly.Por lo general, somos muy pulcros y ordenados. 1 ; 0 1 = True /Verdadera; 0 = False/ Falsa
fes_21_p Integer Recommended We put a lot of energy into what we do at home.Ponemos mucha energ?a en lo que hacemos en casa. 1 ; 0 1 = True /Verdadera; 0 = False/ Falsa
fes_22_p Integer Recommended It's hard to blow off steam at home without upsetting somebody.Es dif?cil desahogarse en casa sin que alguien se moleste. 1 ; 0 1 = True /Verdadera; 0 = False/ Falsa
fes_26_p Integer Recommended Learning about new and different things is very important in our family.Aprender cosas nuevas y diferentes es muy importante en nuestra familia. 1 ; 0 1 = True /Verdadera; 0 = False/ Falsa
fes_27r_p Integer Recommended Nobody in our family is active in sports, Little League, bowling, etc.Nadie en nuestra familia practica deportes, ni juega en las peque?as ligas, a los bolos, etc. 0 ; 1 0 = True /Verdadera; 1 = False/ Falsa
fes_29r_p Integer Recommended It's often hard to find things when we need them in our household.A menudo, es dif?cil encontrar cosas cuando las necesitamos en nuestra casa. 0 ; 1 0 = True /Verdadera; 1 = False/ Falsa
fes_31_p Integer Recommended There is a feeling of togetherness in our family.Hay un sentimiento de uni?n en nuestra familia. 1 ; 0 1 = True /Verdadera; 0 = False/ Falsa
fes_32_p Integer Recommended We tell each other about our personal problems.Nos contamos nuestros problemas personales. 1 ; 0 1 = True /Verdadera; 0 = False/ Falsa
fes_36r_p Integer Recommended We are not that interested in cultural activities.No nos interesan mucho las actividades culturales. 0 ; 1 0 = True /Verdadera; 1 = False/ Falsa
fes_37_p Integer Recommended We often go to the movies, sports events, camping, etc.A menudo vamos al cine, a eventos deportivos, a acampar, etc. 1 ; 0 1 = True /Verdadera; 0 = False/ Falsa
fes_39_p Integer Recommended Being on time is very important in our family.Ser puntuales es muy importante en nuestra familia. 1 ; 0 1 = True /Verdadera; 0 = False/ Falsa
fes_41r_p Integer Recommended We rarely volunteer when something has to be done at home.Rara vez nos ofrecemos como voluntarios cuando hay algo que hacer en casa. 0 ; 1 0 = True /Verdadera; 1 = False/ Falsa
fes_42_p Integer Recommended If we feel like doing something on the spur of the moment we often just pick up and go.Si nos entran ganas de hacer algo de improviso, a menudo vamos y lo hacemos. 1 ; 0 1 = True /Verdadera; 0 = False/ Falsa
fes_46r_p Integer Recommended We rarely have intellectual discussions.Rara vez tenemos conversaciones intelectuales. 0 ; 1 0 = True /Verdadera; 1 = False/ Falsa
fes_47_p Integer Recommended Everyone in our family has a hobby or two.Todos en nuestra familia tienen un pasatiempo o dos. 1 ; 0 1 = True /Verdadera; 0 = False/ Falsa
fes_49r_p Integer Recommended People change their minds often in our family.En nuestra familia las personas cambian de opini?n con frecuencia. 0 ; 1 0 = True /Verdadera; 1 = False/ Falsa
fes_51_p Integer Recommended Family members really back each other up.Los miembros de la familia realmente se apoyan unos a otros. 1 ; 0 1 = True /Verdadera; 0 = False/ Falsa
fes_52r_p Integer Recommended Someone usually gets upset if you complain in our family.Si una persona se queja en nuestra familia, normalmente alguien se molesta. 0 ; 1 0 = True /Verdadera; 1 = False/ Falsa
fes_1_p Integer Recommended Family members really help and support one another. Los miembros de la familia realmente se ayudan y apoyan unos a otros. 1 ; 0 1 = True /Verdadera; 0 = False/ Falsa
fes_56_p Integer Recommended Someone in our family plays a musical instrument.Alguien en nuestra familia toca un instrumento musical. 1 ; 0 1 = True /Verdadera; 0 = False/ Falsa
fes_57r_p Integer Recommended Family members are not very involved in recreational activities outside work or school.Los miembros de la familia no est?n muy involucrados en actividades recreativas fuera del trabajo o de la escuela. 0 ; 1 0 = True /Verdadera; 1 = False/ Falsa
fes_59_p Integer Recommended Family members make sure their rooms are neat.Los miembros de la familia se aseguran de que sus habitaciones est?n ordenadas. 1 ; 0 1 = True /Verdadera; 0 = False/ Falsa
fes_61r_p Integer Recommended There is very little group spirit in our family.Hay muy poco ?nimo de mantenernos en equipo en nuestra familia. 0 ; 1 0 = True /Verdadera; 1 = False/ Falsa
fes_62_p Integer Recommended Money and paying bills is openly talked about in our family.En nuestra familia se habla abiertamente del dinero y del pago de las cuentas. 1 ; 0 1 = True /Verdadera; 0 = False/ Falsa
fes_66_p Integer Recommended Family members often go to the library.Los miembros de la familia con frecuencia van a la biblioteca. 1 ; 0 1 = True /Verdadera; 0 = False/ Falsa
fes_67_p Integer Recommended Family members sometimes attend courses or take lessons for some hobby or interest (outside of school).Los miembros de la familia a veces asisten a cursos o toman clases para alg?n pasatiempo o inter?s (fuera de la escuela). 1 ; 0 1 = True /Verdadera; 0 = False/ Falsa
fes_69_p Integer Recommended Each person's duties are clearly defined in our family.En nuestra familia, las obligaciones de cada persona est?n claramente definidas. 1 ; 0 1 = True /Verdadera; 0 = False/ Falsa
fes_71_p Integer Recommended We really get along well with each other.Realmente nos llevamos bien entre nosotros. 1 ; 0 1 = True /Verdadera; 0 = False/ Falsa
fes_72r_p Integer Recommended We are usually careful about what we say to each other.Normalmente tenemos cuidado con lo que nos decimos los unos a los otros. 0 ; 1 0 = True /Verdadera; 1 = False/ Falsa
fes_2r_p Integer Recommended Family members often keep their feelings to themselves. Los miembros de la familia a menudo guardan sus sentimientos para s? mismos. 0 ; 1 0 = True /Verdadera; 1 = False/ Falsa
fes_76r_p Integer Recommended Watching TV is more important than reading in our family.En nuestra familia ver la televisi?n es m?s importante que leer. 0 ; 1 0 = True /Verdadera; 1 = False/ Falsa
fes_77_p Integer Recommended Family members go out a lot.Los miembros de la familia salen mucho. 1 ; 0 1 = True /Verdadera; 0 = False/ Falsa
fes_79r_p Integer Recommended Money is not handled very carefully in our family.En nuestra familia el dinero no se maneja con mucho cuidado. 0 ; 1 0 = True /Verdadera; 1 = False/ Falsa
fes_81_p Integer Recommended There is plenty of time and attention for everyone in our family.En nuestra familia todos reciben mucho tiempo y atenci?n. 1 ; 0 1 = True /Verdadera; 0 = False/ Falsa
fes_82_p Integer Recommended There are a lot of spontaneous discussions in our family.Hay muchas conversaciones espont?neas en nuestra familia. 1 ; 0 1 = True /Verdadera; 0 = False/ Falsa
fes_86_p Integer Recommended Family members really like music, art and literature.A los miembros de la familia les gusta mucho la m?sica, el arte y la literatura. 1 ; 0 1 = True /Verdadera; 0 = False/ Falsa
fes_87r_p Integer Recommended Our main form of entertainment is watching TV or listening to the radio.Nuestra principal forma de entretenimiento es ver la televisi?n o escuchar la radio. 0 ; 1 0 = True /Verdadera; 1 = False/ Falsa
fes_89_p Integer Recommended Dishes are usually done immediately after eating.Por lo general, los platos se lavan inmediatamente despu?s de comer. 1 ; 0 1 = True /Verdadera; 0 = False/ Falsa
fes_6_p Integer Recommended We often talk about political and social problems.A menudo hablamos de problemas pol?ticos y sociales. 1 ; 0 1 = True /Verdadera; 0 = False/ Falsa
fes_7r_p Integer Recommended We spend most weekends and evenings at home.Pasamos la mayor?a de los fines de semana y las noches en casa. 0 ; 1 0 = True /Verdadera; 1 = False/ Falsa
fes_9_p Integer Recommended Activities in our family are pretty carefully planned.Las actividades en nuestra familia se planean cuidadosamente. 1 ; 0 1 = True /Verdadera; 0 = False/ Falsa
fes_11r_p Integer Recommended We often seem to be killing time at home.A menudo parece que estamos matando el tiempo en casa. 0 ; 1 0 = True /Verdadera; 1 = False/ Falsa
fes_12_p Integer Recommended We say anything we want to around home.Decimos lo que queremos en casa. 1 ; 0 1 = True /Verdadera; 0 = False/ Falsa
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