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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. 

Additional Tips:

  • 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.

    Please Note:
  • 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.

Glossary

  • 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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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 subjectid, subjectnumber
interview_date Date Required Date on which the interview/genetic test/sampling/imaging/biospecimen was completed. MM/DD/YYYY Required field datacollecteddate
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
Query gfsr_1 Integer Recommended Do you have friends? 0;1 0=No; 1=Yes
Query gfsr_2 Integer Recommended Are they casual or close friends 0;1 0=No; 1=Yes
Query gfsr_3 Integer Recommended If only casual - are they school or work friends only 0;1 0=No; 1=Yes
gfsr_4 String 25 Recommended If close - how long have you been close friends
Query gfsr_5 Integer Recommended Do you share personal things with each other 0;1 0=No; 1=Yes
gfsr_6 String 25 Recommended How often do you see friends
Query gfsr_7 Integer Recommended Do you see them outside of work/school 0;1 0=No; 1=Yes
gfsr_8 String 25 Recommended When was the last time you saw one of your friends outside of work/school
Query gfsr_9 Integer Recommended Do you usually initiate contact or activities with friends or do they typically call or invite you 0;1 0=No; 1=Yes
Query gfsr_10 Integer Recommended Do you ever avoid contact with friends 0;1 0=No; 1=Yes
Query gfsr_11 Integer Recommended Do you ever have problems/falling outs with friends 0;1 0=No; 1=Yes
Query gfsr_12 Integer Recommended Arguments or fights 0;1 0=No; 1=Yes
gfsr_13 String 25 Recommended How are they typically resolved
Query gfsr_14 Integer Recommended Are you dating or interested in dating 0;1 0=No; 1=Yes
Query gfsr_15 Integer Recommended Do you spend time with family members (at home) 0;1 0=No; 1=Yes
gfsr_16 String 25 Recommended How often do you comunicate with them
Query gfsr_17 Integer Recommended Do you ever avoid contact with family members 0;1 0=No; 1=Yes
Query gf_social_scale Integer Recommended Global Functioning: Social Scale score 0::10 1=Extreme social isolation; 2=Inability to function socially; 3=Marginal ability to function socially; 4=Major impairment in social and interpersonal functioning; 5=Serious impairment in social/interpersonal functioning; 6=Moderate impairment in social/interpersonal functioning; 7=Mild problems in social/interpersonal functioning; 8=Good social/interpersonal functioning; 9=Above average social/interpersonal functioning; 10=Superior social/interpersonal functioning a_social_current, gbl_func_soc_curr, gf_social_scale_current, p_social_current
Query gf_social_low Integer Recommended Global Functioning: Social Scale low score (past year) 0::10 1=Extreme social isolation; 2=Inability to function socially; 3=Marginal ability to function socially; 4=Major impairment in social and interpersonal functioning; 5=Serious impairment in social/interpersonal functioning; 6=Moderate impairment in social/interpersonal functioning; 7=Mild problems in social/interpersonal functioning; 8=Good social/interpersonal functioning; 9=Above average social/interpersonal functioning; 10=Superior social/interpersonal functioning a_social_lowest, gbl_func_soc_low, p_social_lowest
Query gf_social_high Integer Recommended Global Functioning: Social Scale High score (past year) 0::10 1=Extreme social isolation; 2=Inability to function socially; 3=Marginal ability to function socially; 4=Major impairment in social and interpersonal functioning; 5=Serious impairment in social/interpersonal functioning; 6=Moderate impairment in social/interpersonal functioning; 7=Mild problems in social/interpersonal functioning; 8=Good social/interpersonal functioning; 9=Above average social/interpersonal functioning; 10=Superior social/interpersonal functioning a_social_highest, gbl_func_soc_high, p_social_highest
Query gf_primaryrole Integer Recommended Primary role used for this rating 1::4 1=School; 2=Work; 3=Homemaker; 4=Part-time school + Part-time work gfsr_18
gfsr_19 String 25 Recommended Where do you work? What are your job responsibilities?
Query hworked Integer Recommended About how many hours a week do/did you usually work? 999 = Missing gfsr_20
gfsr_21 String 25 Recommended How long have you been at your current job
Query gfsr_22 Integer Recommended Have you had any recent changes in your job status 0;1 0=No; 1=Yes
Query gfsr_23 Integer Recommended Do you usually need assistance or regular supervision at work 0;1 0=No; 1=Yes
gfsr_24 String 25 Recommended How often do you need extra help at work
Query gfsr_25 Integer Recommended Are there any tasks that you are not able to do alone at work 0;1 0=No; 1=Yes
Query gfsr_26 Integer Recommended at workDo you ever have trouble keeping up 0;1 0=No; 1=Yes
Query gfsr_27 Integer Recommended Are you able to catch up if you fall behind at work 0;1 0=No; 1=Yes
Query gfsr_28 Integer Recommended Have you received any comments (positive or negative) or formal reviews regarding your performance at work 0;1 0=No; 1=Yes
Query gfsr_29 Integer Recommended Have others pointed out things that you've done well or poorly. At work 0;1 0=No; 1=Yes
Query gfsr_30 Integer Recommended What type of school do you attend 1::3 1=general education; 2= non-public school; 3=residential/hospital
Query gfsr_31 Integer Recommended Have you ever been in special education classes or other non-general education classes 0;1 0=No; 1=Yes
gfsr_32 String 25 Recommended How long have you been at this school
Query gfsr_33 Integer Recommended Have you had any recent changes in your school placement 0;1 0=No; 1=Yes
Query gfsr_34 Integer Recommended Do you receive any extra help or accomodations in your classes 0;1 0=No; 1=Yes
Query gfsr_35 Integer Recommended Do you receive tutoring or extra help in school or after school 0;1 0=No; 1=Yes
Query gfsr_36 Integer Recommended Do you receive extra time to take tests or are you able to leave the classroom to take tests in a quiet place 0;1 0=No; 1=Yes
Query gfsr_37 Integer Recommended Do you have trouble keeping up with your coursework 0;1 0=No; 1=Yes
Query gfsr_38 Integer Recommended Are you able to catch up if you fall behind, school 0;1 0=No; 1=Yes
Query gfsr_39 Integer Recommended How are your grades? Are you failing any classes 0;1 0=No; 1=Yes
gfsr_40 String 25 Recommended What are your responsibilities around the house or for the family
gfsr_41 String 25 Recommended How long have you been in charge of the home
Query gfsr_42 Float Recommended How many hours per week do you spend working on household tasks
Query gfsr_43 Integer Recommended Are you able to keep up with the demands of your household 0;1 0=No; 1=Yes
Query gfsr_44 Integer Recommended Household. Do you ever fall behind 0;1 0=No; 1=Yes
Query gfsr_45 Integer Recommended Fall behind in household tasks. If so, are you able to catch up or do you need others' help 0;1 0=No; 1=Yes
Query gfsr_46 Integer Recommended Are you avoiding any tasks at home 0;1 0=No; 1=Yes
Query gfsr_47 Integer Recommended Do you need regular assistance or supervision for any tasks within the home 0;1 0=No; 1=Yes
Query gfsr_48 Integer Recommended Have you received any comments (positive or negative) regarding your performance at home 0;1 0=No; 1=Yes
Query gfsr_49 Integer Recommended Have others pointed out things that you've done well or poorly. Housework 0;1 0=No; 1=Yes
Query gf_role_high Integer Recommended Global Functioning: Role Scale High score (past year) 0::10 1=Extreme role dysfunction; 2=Inability to function; 3=Marginal ability to function; 4=Major impairment in role functioning; 5=Serious impairment in role functioning; 6=Moderate impairment in role functioning; 7=Mild Impairment in role functioning; 8=Good role functioning; 9=Above average role functioning; 10=Superior role functioning a_role_highest, gbl_func_role_high, p_role_highest
Query gf_role_low Integer Recommended Global Functioning: Role Scale Low score (past year) 0::10 1=Extreme role dysfunction; 2=Inability to function; 3=Marginal ability to function; 4=Major impairment in role functioning; 5=Serious impairment in role functioning; 6=Moderate impairment in role functioning; 7=Mild Impairment in role functioning; 8=Good role functioning; 9=Above average role functioning; 10=Superior role functioning a_role_lowest, gbl_func_role_low, p_role_lowest
Query gf_role_scole Integer Recommended Global Functioning: Role Scale score 0::10 1=Extreme role dysfunction; 2=Inability to function; 3=Marginal ability to function; 4=Major impairment in role functioning; 5=Serious impairment in role functioning; 6=Moderate impairment in role functioning; 7=Mild Impairment in role functioning; 8=Good role functioning; 9=Above average role functioning; 10=Superior role functioning a_role_current, gbl_func_role_curr, gf_role_scale_current, p_role_current
Query sofas_currscore Integer Recommended SOFAS (Social and Occupational Functioning Assessment Scale) current score 0::100 0-10=Persistent inability to maintain minimal personal hygiene, unable to function without harming self or others without considerable external support; 11-20=Occasionally fails to maintain minimal personal hygiene. Unable to function independently; 21-30=Inability to function in almost all areas; 31-40=Major impairment in several areas such as work, school, or housework if a housewife/househusband, family relationships; 41-50=Serious impairment with work, school, or housework if a housewife; 51-60=Moderate difficulty in social, work, or school functioning; 61-70=Some difficulty in social, occupational, or school functioning; 71-80=No more than slight impairment in social, work, or school functioning; 81-90=Good functioning in all areas, occupationally and socially effective; 91-100=Superior functioning in a wide range of activities
Query sofas_highscore Integer Recommended SOFAS (Social and Occupational Functioning Assessment Scale) Highest score in past year 0::100
Query sofas_lowscore Integer Recommended SOFAS (Social and Occupational Functioning Assessment Scale) Lowest score in past year 0::100
Query visit String 60 Recommended Visit name
comments_misc String 4,000 Recommended Miscellaneous comments on study, interview, methodology relevant to this form data
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  • Description: A basic description
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