National Institute of Mental Health Data Archive (NDA) Sign In
National Institute of Mental Health Data Archive (NDA) Sign In

Success! An email is on its way!

Please check your email to complete the linking process. The link you receive is only valid for 30 minutes.

Check your spam or junk folder if you do not receive the email in the next few minutes.

Warning Notice This is a U.S. Government computer system, which may be accessed and used only for authorized Government business by authorized personnel. Unauthorized access or use of this computer system may subject violators to criminal, civil, and/or administrative action. All information on this computer system may be intercepted, recorded, read, copied, and disclosed by and to authorized personnel for official purposes, including criminal investigations. Such information includes sensitive data encrypted to comply with confidentiality and privacy requirements. Access or use of this computer system by any person, whether authorized or unauthorized, constitutes consent to these terms. There is no right of privacy in this system.
Create or Link an Existing NDA Account
NIMH Data Archive (NDA) Sign In or Create An Account
Update Password

You have logged in with a temporary password. Please update your password. Passwords must contain 8 or more characters and must contain at least 3 of the following types of characters:

  • Uppercase
  • Lowercase
  • Numbers
  • Special Characters limited to: %,_,!,@,#,$,-,%,&,+,=,),(,*,^,:,;

Subscribe to our mailing list

Mailing List(s)
Email Format

You are now leaving the NIMH Data Archive (NDA) web site to go to:

Click on the address above if the page does not change within 10 seconds.


NDA is not responsible for the content of this external site and does not monitor other web sites for accuracy.

Accept Terms
Data Access Terms - Decline Terms

Are you sure you want to cancel? This will decline terms and you will not be authorized for access.

Filter Cart
No filters selected
Value Range
Data Structures with shared data
No filters have been selected
Switch User

Frailty Questionnaire

54 Shared Subjects

Clinical Assessments
Phys Characteristics
View Change History
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 id
interview_date Date Required Date on which the interview/genetic test/sampling/imaging/biospecimen was completed. MM/DD/YYYY date
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 subject at birth M;F; O; NR M = Male; F = Female; O=Other; NR = Not reported gender
version_form String 121 Recommended Form used/assessment name
frail_1 Integer Recommended FRAIL Fatigue Scale: How much of the time during the past 4 weeks did you feel tired? 1::5 1=All of the time; 2=Most of the time; 3=Sometimes; 4=A little of the time; 5=None of the time
frail_1_fatigue Integer Recommended FRAIL Fatigue Score 0::1 0=No (Sometimes, A little of the time, or none of the time);1= Yes (All of the time or most of the time)
frail_2_resistance Integer Recommended FRAIL Resistance Score: By yourself and not using aids, do you have any difficulty walking up 10 steps alone without resting? 0::1 0=No; 1=Yes
frail_3_ambulation Integer Recommended FRAIL Ambulation Score: By yourself and not using aids, do you have any difficulty walking several hundred yards? 0::1 0=No; 1=Yes
hbp Integer Recommended Hypertension High Blood Pressure 0::1;-9 0=Not Selected; 1=Selected; -9=Missing (Question not answered) frail_4_hypertension
cr2 Integer Recommended Diabetes Mellitus 0;1 0 = No current diabetes or random BS < 220;1 = Diagnosis of diabetes or random BS >220 frail_4_diabetes
baseline_k_003 Integer Recommended Cancer 0;1;-888;-999 0=No; 1=Yes; -888=Not Applicable; -999=Missing; frail_4_cancer
medcon_dx16 Integer Recommended Not including asthma, has a doctor told you that you have chronic lung disease such as chronic bronchitis or emphysema? 0;1 0=No; 1=Yes frail_4_lungdisease
mhxa1e Integer Recommended Heart attack/ myocardial infarction 0;1;9;-9 0=No; 1=Yes; 9=not evaluated; -9=unknown frail_4_heartattack
mhxa1h Integer Recommended Congestive heart failure 0;1;8 1=Yes;0= No;8=Don't Know frail_4_heartfailure
mhxa1d Integer Recommended Angina 0;1;-9 0=No; 1=Yes; -9 = Not applicable or Missing frail_4_angina
dem_55_asthma Integer Recommended Do you have asthma? 0;1 1=Yes; 0=No frail_4_asthma
wk_arthritis Integer Recommended 3. Arthritis 0;1 No = 0; Yes = 1; frail_4_arthritis
baseline_k_006 Integer Recommended Stroke 0;1; -888; -999 0=No; 1=Yes; -888=Not Applicable; -999=Missing; frail_4_stroke
medhx_2j Integer Recommended Has she/he ever been to a doctor for any of these things…Kidney Disease /Enfermedad Renal 1 ; 0 1 = Yes; 0 = No // Now I'd like to ask you about your child's use of health services during the past year and throughout his/her whole life. frail_4_kidney
frail_4_illnesses Integer Recommended FRAIL Illness Score 0::1 0=No (up to 4 illnesses endorsed); 1=Yes (5 or more illnesses endorsed)
frail_5_lossofweight Integer Recommended FRAIL Loss of Weight Score 0::1 0 = Less than 5% weight loss in a year);1 = (Greater than or equal to 5% weight loss in a year)
frail_total Integer Recommended FRAIL Scale Total Score 0::5 0 = best condition/robust; 1 - 2 = pre-frail; 3 - 5 = frail; 5 = worst condition
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.