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12-Item Grit Scale

473 Shared Subjects

N/A
Clinical Assessments
Questionnaire
12/11/2014
grit01
03/25/2022
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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
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
Query grit1 Integer Recommended I have overcome setbacks to conquer an important challenge. 1 :: 5 5= Very much like me; 4= Mostly like me; 3= Somewhat like me; 2= Not much like me; 1= Not like me at all
Query grit2 Integer Recommended New ideas and projects sometimes distract me from previous ones. 1 :: 5 1= Very much like me; 2= Mostly like me; 3= Somewhat like me; 4= Not much like me; 5= Not like me at all grit_1
Query grit3 Integer Recommended My interests change from year to year. 1 :: 5 1= Very much like me; 2= Mostly like me; 3= Somewhat like me; 4= Not much like me; 5= Not like me at all
Query grit4 Integer Recommended Setbacks don't discourage me. 1 :: 5 5= Very much like me; 4= Mostly like me; 3= Somewhat like me; 2= Not much like me; 1= Not like me at all grit_2
Query grit5 Integer Recommended I have been obsessed with a certain idea or project for a short time but later lost interest. 1 :: 5 1= Very much like me; 2= Mostly like me; 3= Somewhat like me; 4= Not much like me; 5= Not like me at all grit_3
Query grit6 Integer Recommended I am a hard worker. 1 :: 5 5= Very much like me; 4= Mostly like me; 3= Somewhat like me; 2= Not much like me; 1= Not like me at all grit_4
Query grit7 Integer Recommended I often set a goal but later choose to pursue a different one. 1 :: 5 1= Very much like me; 2= Mostly like me; 3= Somewhat like me; 4= Not much like me; 5= Not like me at all grit_5
Query grit8 Integer Recommended I have difficulty maintaining my focus on projects that take more than a few months to complete. 1 :: 5 1= Very much like me; 2= Mostly like me; 3= Somewhat like me; 4= Not much like me; 5= Not like me at all grit_6
Query grit9 Integer Recommended I finish whatever I begin. 1 :: 5 5= Very much like me; 4= Mostly like me; 3= Somewhat like me; 2= Not much like me; 1= Not like me at all grit_7
Query grit10 Integer Recommended I have achieved a goal that took years of work. 1 :: 5 5= Very much like me; 4= Mostly like me; 3= Somewhat like me; 2= Not much like me; 1= Not like me at all
Query grit11 Integer Recommended I become interested in new pursuits every few months. 1 :: 5 1= Very much like me; 2= Mostly like me; 3= Somewhat like me; 4= Not much like me; 5= Not like me at all
Query grit12 Integer Recommended I am diligent. 1 :: 5 5= Very much like me; 4= Mostly like me; 3= Somewhat like me; 2= Not much like me; 1= Not like me at all grit_8
Query grit_total Float Required Grit Total score 1::5 1=not at all gritty; 5=extremely gritty
Query grit_ci Float Required Consistency of interests 999= missing
Query grit_pe Float Required Perseverance of effort 999= missing
Query grit_bgss Integer Recommended Brief Grit Scale Score
Query grit_amb Integer Recommended Ambition Score
Query grit_amb1 Integer Recommended I aim to be the best in the world at what I do 1::5 5= Very much like me; 4= Mostly like me; 3= Somewhat like me; 2= Not much like me; 1= Not like me at all
Query grit_amb2 Integer Recommended I am ambitious 1::5 5= Very much like me; 4= Mostly like me; 3= Somewhat like me; 2= Not much like me; 1= Not like me at all
Query grit_amb3 Integer Recommended Achieving something of lasting importance is the highest goal in life 1::5 5= Very much like me; 4= Mostly like me; 3= Somewhat like me; 2= Not much like me; 1= Not like me at all
Query grit_amb4 Integer Recommended I think achievement is overrated 1::5 1= Very much like me; 2= Mostly like me; 3= Somewhat like me; 4= Not much like me; 5= Not like me at all
Query grit_amb5 Integer Recommended I am driven to succeed 1::5 5= Very much like me; 4= Mostly like me; 3= Somewhat like me; 2= Not much like me; 1= Not like me at all
version_form String 121 Recommended Form used/assessment name version
timepoint_label String 50 Recommended Timepoint/visit label
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