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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/projectpatid
interview_dateDateRequiredDate on which the interview/genetic test/sampling/imaging/biospecimen was completed. MM/DD/YYYYRequired field
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
visitString50RecommendedVisit namefhe_interval
visitdayIntegerRecommendedday of visitfhe_visitdat_x
Mother;Father;Both; Child; Other; Parent
respondent_other_specifyString50RecommendedRespondent: Other (specify)
resp_ageIntegerRecommendedRespondent's age0::1200In monthsfhe_q1a
sclgenderString15Recommendedrespondent's genderM;FM = Male; F = Femalefhe_q1b
fhs_dIntegerRecommendedFHS: Family member - Deceased0;1;90 = No; 1 = Yes; 9=DKfhe_q1c
fh13IntegerRecommendedBirth order0::13; 9999 = Missing valuefhe_q1d
fhe_q1eIntegerRecommendedProspective Patient0;3;4;5::70=Other 3=Sibling # 1 4=Sibling # 2 5=Sibling # 3 6=Sibling # 4 7=Sibling # 5
fhs_02IntegerRecommendedQue 2. Has anyone of them ever had a serious mental illness, emotional problem, or nervous breakdown?0;10=No; 1=Yesfhe_q2
fhe_q3IntegerRecommendedRespondent psycohological or emotional problems0;1;90= No; 1= Yes; 9= Do not know
dem_18rIntegerRecommendedHospitalized for emotional problems0;1;91=Yes; 0=No; 9=Don't Knowfhe_q4
hospdrIntegerRecommendedHave you ever been treated as an outpatient or hospitalized for drugs or alcohol problems?0;1; 90=No; 1= Yes; 9=Don't Knowfhe_q5
baseline_k_017IntegerRecommendedAre you currently taking ANY medication(s) for an emotional or psychological problem?0::2; -888; -9990=No; 1=Yes; 2=Unsure; -888=Not Applicable; -999=Missing;fhe_q6
fhe_q7IntegerRecommendedDifficulty carrying out usual chores0;1;90= No; 1= Yes; 9= Do not know
fhe_q7bIntegerRecommendedUnable to carry out responsibilities0;1;90= No; 1= Yes; 9= Do not know
fhs_03IntegerRecommendedDid anyone in past 2 weeks feel sad or blue?0;10=No; 1=Yes
fhe_q9IntegerRecommendedFeeling tired or has less energy0;1;90= No; 1= Yes; 9= Do not know
fhe_q9bIntegerRecommendedFeeling tired or has less energy, for at least two weeks0;1;90= No; 1= Yes; 9= Do not know
fhe_q10IntegerRecommendedRespondent has sleep problems0;1;90= No; 1= Yes; 9= Do not know
fhe_q10bIntegerRecommendedRespondent has sleep problems greater than or equal to one hour for two weeks0;1;90= No; 1= Yes; 9= Do not know
fhs_04IntegerRecommendedQue 4. Has anyone on the list ever had a period of feeling extremely happy or high?0;10=No; 1=Yes
fhe_q11bIntegerRecommendedRespondent extremely happy or high for two days0;1;90= No; 1= Yes; 9= Do not know
fhe_q12IntegerRecommendedMore active/talkative than normal0;1;90= No; 1= Yes; 9= Do not know
fhe_q12bIntegerRecommendedExtremely overactive0;1;90= No; 1= Yes; 9= Do not know
fhe_q13IntegerRecommendedSudden spell or attack0;1;90= No; 1= Yes; 9= Do not know
fhe_q13bIntegerRecommendedHad fear/panic attacks0;1;90= No; 1= Yes; 9= Do not know
fhe_q14IntegerRecommendedRespondent breathing/heartbeat attacks0;1;90= No; 1= Yes; 9= Do not know
fhe_q15IntegerRecommendedTense or nervous for over a month0;1;90= No; 1= Yes; 9= Do not know
fhe_q15bIntegerRecommendedWorries almost every day for 6 months0;1;90= No; 1= Yes; 9= Do not know
fhe_q16IntegerRecommendedBeen afraid of people, heights, travel0;1;90= No; 1= Yes; 9= Do not know
fhe_q16bIntegerRecommendedRespondent frightened, could not do things0;1;90= No; 1= Yes; 9= Do not know
fhe_q17IntegerRecommendedRespondent frightened of heights, animals, blood0;1;90= No; 1= Yes; 9= Do not know
fhe_q17bIntegerRecommendedRespondent more frightened than others0;1;90= No; 1= Yes; 9= Do not know
fhe_q18IntegerRecommendedRespondent been embarrassed in public0;1;90= No; 1= Yes; 9= Do not know
fhe_q18bIntegerRecommendedRespondent extremely embarrassed0;1;90= No; 1= Yes; 9= Do not know
fhe_q19IntegerRecommendedRespondent had repetitive habit0;1;90= No; 1= Yes; 9= Do not know
fhe_q19bIntegerRecommendedRespondent perform action over and over0;1;90= No; 1= Yes; 9= Do not know
fhe_q20IntegerRecommendedRespondent is plagued by nagging thoughts0;1;90= No; 1= Yes; 9= Do not know
fhe_q20bIntegerRecommendedRespondent thoughts keep coming back0;1;90= No; 1= Yes; 9= Do not know
fhe_q21IntegerRecommendedRespondent ever hears voices/sees visions0;1;90= No; 1= Yes; 9= Do not know
fhe_q21bIntegerRecommendedRespondent frequently hears voices/visions0;1;90= No; 1= Yes; 9= Do not know
fhe_q22IntegerRecommendedRespondent believes unusual and not true things. ex. people plotting against them0;1;90= No; 1= Yes; 9= Do not know
fhe_q22bIntegerRecommendedRespondent believes unusual things and things that are not true, and is not under the influence of drugs/alcohol.0;1;90= No; 1= Yes; 9= Do not know
fhe_q23IntegerRecommendedRespondent ever drank a lot0;1;90= No; 1= Yes; 9= Do not know
fhe_q23bIntegerRecommendedRespondent has drinking problem0;1;90= No; 1= Yes; 9= Do not know
fhe_q24IntegerRecommendedRespondent ever used illegal drugs0;1;90= No; 1= Yes; 9= Do not know
fhe_q24bIntegerRecommendedRespondent has drug problem0;1;90= No; 1= Yes; 9= Do not know
fhe_q25IntegerRecommendedRespondent ever been fired/laid off0;1;90= No; 1= Yes; 9= Do not know
fhe_q25bIntegerRecommendedRespondent supervisor not happy with work0;1;90= No; 1= Yes; 9= Do not know
fhe_q26IntegerRecommendedRespondent ever in jail,arrested,convicted0;1;90= No; 1= Yes; 9= Do not know
fhe_q27IntegerRecommendedRespondent ever upset away from fam/home0;1;90= No; 1= Yes; 9= Do not know
fhe_q27bIntegerRecommendedRespondent upset much more than most children0;1;90= No; 1= Yes; 9= Do not know
fhe_q28IntegerRecommendedRespondent steal, skip school, run away from home/break rules0;1;90= No; 1= Yes; 9= Do not know
fhe_q28bIntegerRecommendedRespondent steal VALUABLE property, skip school A LOT, or break A LOT of rules0;1;90= No; 1= Yes; 9= Do not know
fhe_q29IntegerRecommendedRespondent fidgeted in school0;1;90= No; 1= Yes; 9= Do not know
fhe_q29bIntegerRecommendedRespondent fidgets more than others0;1;90= No; 1= Yes; 9= Do not know
fhe_q30IntegerRecommendedRespondent suspended/expelled from school0;1;90= No; 1= Yes; 9= Do not know
chartreview022String15RecommendedSuicide attempt0=No; 1=Yes,in past week; 2=Yes, >1 week ago; 3=Yes, no time specified; 5 = Yes, in current visit; 9=Not Documented;-888=Not Applicable;-999=Missing;fhe_q31
fhs_07IntegerRecommendedDid anyone actually commit suicide?0;1;90=No; 1=Yes; 9=DKfhe_q31b
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
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Please email the The NDA Help Desk with any questions.

Distribution for DataStructure: fhe01 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.