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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.  

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Fever Assessment



Fever Assessment as defined by Dr. Gang Yao at the University of Missouri

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Element NameData TypeSizeRequiredDescriptionValue RangeNotesAliases
subjectkeyGUIDRequiredThe NDAR Global Unique Identifier (GUID) for research subjectNDAR*
feverfrequencyIntegerRecommendedHow often does the Child develop a fever (i.e. temperature > 101 °F)1;2;31 = Rarely (< 4 times/year); 2 = Sometimes (5-8 times/year); 3 = Often (> 12 times/year)
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.
feverfreqcomparisonIntegerRecommendedHow does the Child's fever frequency compare with his/her siblings or friends' children?1;2;31 = Less often; 2 = About the same; 3 = More often
worrymorefeverIntegerRequiredDo the parents worry the Child gets more fevers than "normal" for his/her age?0;1;2;9990 = No; 1 = Yes; 2 = Unsure
fever_when_earinfectionString6Recommendedfever when ear infectionTRUE;FALSE
fever_when_coldString6RecommendedFever when having ColdTRUE;FALSE
fever_when_pneumoniaString6RecommendedFeve when having PneumoniaTRUE;FALSE
fever_when_sinusitisString6RecommendedFever when having SinusitisTRUE;FALSE
fever_when_fluString6RecommendedFever when having FluTRUE;FALSE
fever_when_gi_infectionString6RecommendedFever when having GI_InfectionTRUE;FALSE
fever_when_ill_jointString6RecommendedFeve when having ill_JointTRUE;FALSE
fever_when_ill_muscleString6RecommendedFever when having ill_MuscleTRUE;FALSE
fever_when_virusinfectionString6RecommendedFever when having VirusInfectionTRUE;FALSE
fever_when_baterialinfectionString6RecommendedFever when having BaterialInfectionTRUE;FALSE
fever_when_otherdisorderString6RecommendedFever when having Other DisordersTRUE;FALSE
fever_of_hotweatherString6Recommendedoverheating due to hot weatherTRUE;FALSE
fever_of_heavyexerciseString6Recommendedoverheating due to heavy exerciseTRUE;FALSE
fever_of_hottubString6Recommendedoverheating due to hot tubTRUE;FALSE
fever_of_othersString6Recommendedoverheating due to other none illness issuesTRUE;FALSE
fever_not_ill_detailsString200RecommendedDetails about none illness issues when the Child has gotten a fever
fever_med_acetomeniphenIntegerRecommendedHow does the Child use Acetomeniphen1;2;3;41 = Only use this; 2 = First choice; 3 = Use if other medication doesn't bring down fever; 4 = Rarely or never use
fever_med_ibuprofenIntegerRecommendedHow does the Child use Ibuprofen1;2;3;41 = Only use this; 2 = First choice; 3 = Use if other medication doesn't bring down fever; 4 = Rarely or never use
fever_med_aspirinIntegerRecommendedHow does the Child use Aspirin1;2;3;41 = Only use this; 2 = First choice; 3 = Use if other medication doesn't bring down fever; 4 = Rarely or never use
fever_med_othersIntegerRecommendedHow does the Child use other meds1;2;3;41 = Only use this; 2 = First choice; 3 = Use if other medication doesn't bring down fever; 4 = Rarely or never use
fever_med_other_detailString200Recommendeddetails of other meds used
med_when_firstsickString6Recommendedgive anti fever med when first seems sickTRUE;FALSE
med_when_warmString6Recommendedgive anti fever med when warm to touchTRUE;FALSE
med_when_98_6String6Recommendedgive anti fever med at 98.6 degTRUE;FALSE
med_when_100String6Recommendedgive anti fever med at 100 degTRUE;FALSE
med_when_101String6Recommendedgive anti fever med at 101 degTRUE;FALSE
med_when_102String6Recommendedgive anti fever med at 102 degTRUE;FALSE
med_when_otherString6Recommendedgive anti fever med at other conditioinsTRUE;FALSE
med_when_other_detailsString200Recommendeddetails when given anti fever meds
behaviorimprovewithfeverIntegerRecommendedDo the Child's behavioral symptoms ever improve with a fever?1;2;31 = Yes; 2 = No; 3 = Unsure
improve_from_feverIntegerRecommendedImproved by which fever?1;2;3;4;5;6;71 = All fevers; 2 = High >104 °F; 3 = Medium 101-103 °F; 4 = Low < 101 °F; 5 = Minor illnesses like colds; 6 = Major illnesses like pneumonia; 7 = Fevers not related to illnesses
socialinteractbetterString6RecommendedDo social interactions better with fever?TRUE;FALSE
time_of_social_changeIntegerRecommendedwhen do the parents first see the social interaction changes?1;2;3;4;51 = First sign of illness; 2 = Height of fever; 3 = As fever is subsiding; 4 = 1 day post fever; 5 = 2 days post fever
dur_of_social_changeString50RecommendedHow long do the social interaction changes last?Estimate in minutes, hours or days
fever_improve_rep_behString6RecommendedDo repetitive behaviors less with fever?TRUE;FALSE
time_of_rep_changeIntegerRecommendedWhen do the parents first see the repetitive behavior changes?1;2;3;4;51 = First sign of illness; 2 = Height of fever; 3 = As fever is subsiding; 4 = 1 day post fever; 5 = 2 days post fever
dur_of_rep_changeString50RecommendedHow long do the repetitive behavior changes last?
fever_improve_temperString6RecommendedDoes temper outburst less with fever?TRUE;FALSE
time_of_temper_changeIntegerRecommendedWhen do the parents first see the temper changes?1;2;3;4;51 = First sign of illness; 2 = Height of fever; 3 = As fever is subsiding; 4 = 1 day post fever; 5 = 2 days post fever
dur_of_temper_changeString50RecommendedHow long do the temper changes last?
fever_improve_compianceString6RecommendedDose compliance better with fever?TRUE;FALSE
time_of_compliance_changeIntegerRecommendedWhen do the parents first see the compliance changes?1;2;3;4;51 = First sign of illness; 2 = Height of fever; 3 = As fever is subsiding; 4 = 1 day post fever; 5 = 2 days post fever
dur_of_compliance_changeString50RecommendedHow long do the compliance changes last?
fever_improve_quieterString6RecommendedWas the Child quieter with fever?TRUE;FALSE
time_of_quieterIntegerRecommendedWhen do the parents first see the "quieter" changes?1;2;3;4;51 = First sign of illness; 2 = Height of fever; 3 = As fever is subsiding; 4 = 1 day post fever; 5 = 2 days post fever
dur_of_quieterString50RecommendedHow long do the "quieter" changes last?
fever_reduce_hyperactiveString6RecommendedIs the Child less hyperactive, Slow down - Not running back & forth with fever?TRUE;FALSE
time_of_less_hyperactiveIntegerRecommendedWhen dose the child become less hyperactive?1;2;3;4;51 = First sign of illness; 2 = Height of fever; 3 = As fever is subsiding; 4 = 1 day post fever; 5 = 2 days post fever
dur_of_less_hyperactiveString50RecommendedHow long dose ethe child keep being less hyperactive?
fever_inc_hyperactiveString6RecommendedIs the Child more hyperactive with fever?TRUE;FALSE
time_of_more_hyperactiveIntegerRecommendedWhen does the child become more hyperactive?1;2;3;4;51 = First sign of illness; 2 = Height of fever; 3 = As fever is subsiding; 4 = 1 day post fever; 5 = 2 days post fever
due_of_more_hyperactiveString50RecommendedHow long does the child keep being more hyperactive?
fever_improve_listenString6RecommendedDoes the Child listen better with fever?TRUE;FALSE
time_of_better_listenIntegerRecommendedWhen does the child improve listen?1;2;3;4;51 = First sign of illness; 2 = Height of fever; 3 = As fever is subsiding; 4 = 1 day post fever; 5 = 2 days post fever
dur_of_better_listenString50RecommendedHow long does the child improve listen?
fever_improve_speechString6RecommendedDoes the Child speak better with fever?TRUE;FALSE
time_of_better_speechIntegerRecommendedWhen dose the child improve speech?1;2;3;4;51 = First sign of illness; 2 = Height of fever; 3 = As fever is subsiding; 4 = 1 day post fever; 5 = 2 days post fever
dur_of_better_speechString50RecommendedHow long does the child improve speech?
fever_improve_calmString6RecommendedIs the Child calmer with fever?TRUE;FALSE
time_of_calmerIntegerRecommendedWhen does the child become calmer?1;2;3;4;51 = First sign of illness; 2 = Height of fever; 3 = As fever is subsiding; 4 = 1 day post fever; 5 = 2 days post fever
dur_of_calmerString50RecommendedHow long dose the child keep calmer?
fever_less_irritableString6RecommendedIs the Child less irritable with fever?TRUE;FALSE
time_of_less_irritableIntegerRecommendedWhen dose the child become less irritable?1;2;3;4;51 = First sign of illness; 2 = Height of fever; 3 = As fever is subsiding; 4 = 1 day post fever; 5 = 2 days post fever
dur_of_less_irritableString50RecommendedHow long dose the child keep being less irritable?
fever_lethargy_moreString6RecommendedIs the Child lethargy more with fever?TRUE;FALSE
time_of_lethargy_moreIntegerRecommendedWhen dose the child become more lethargy?1;2;3;4;51 = First sign of illness; 2 = Height of fever; 3 = As fever is subsiding; 4 = 1 day post fever; 5 = 2 days post fever
dur_of_lethargy_moreString50RecommendedHow long dose the child become more lethargy?
fever_always_changeString6RecommendedHave the changes described above always occurred?TRUE;FALSE
fever_change_at_youngString6RecommendedFever effects occurred when he/she was younger but not nowTRUE;FALSE
fever_change_someString6RecommendedChanges occurred with some fevers but not allTRUE;FALSE
fever_change_few_timesString6RecommendedChanges occurred a few timesTRUE;FALSE
med_on_fever_changeString6RecommendedDoes giving anti-fever medications influence the changes noted?TRUE;FALSE
med_on_fever_detailsString255RecommendedDescribe the influence of anti-fever medications on the changes.
fever_other_factorsString6RecommendedOther factors:Does the parent think other factors caused / partially caused / or stopped the changes?TRUE;FALSE
age_fever_changeString6RecommendedIf Yes, It is Age?TRUE;FALSE
diet_fever_changeString6RecommendedIf Yes, Are they Diets?TRUE;FALSE
anesthetics_fever_changeString6RecommendedIf Yes, Are they Anesthetics?TRUE;FALSE
others_fever_changeString6RecommendedIf Yes, Are they Other factors?TRUE;FALSE
regress_from_feverString6RecommendedHas the Child ever regressed or loss language, social or other skills related to a fever?TRUE;FALSE
control_impr_lang_feverString6RecommendedHave any of your other children, who dont have autism, had improved language with fever?TRUE;FALSE
control_fever_change_detString255RecommendedDetails of other non-autism kid improved language with fever
src_subject_idString20RequiredSubject ID how it's defined in lab/project
interview_dateDateRequiredDate on which the interview/genetic test/sampling/imaging/biospecimen was completed. MM/DD/YYYYRequired field
sexString20RequiredSex of the subjectM;FM = Male; F = Femalegender
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  • 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)
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