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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.


  • 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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Judgment of Line Orientation - Form H

138 Shared Subjects

Judgment of Line Orientation - Form H as defined by Dr. Bradley Peterson's group at Columbia University. This is a standardized measure of visuospatial judgment.
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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*
Query chrono_age Integer Required Interview Chronological Age 0 :: 1200
Query handedness String 29 Required handedness
R = Right; L = Left; B = Both
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.
Query jol_formh_test_practice_1 Integer Recommended practice test 1 1 :: 11
Query jol_formh_test_pract_1_correct String 5 Recommended was practice test 1 correct?
Query jol_formh_test_practice_2 Integer Recommended practice test 2 1 :: 11
Query jol_formh_test_pract_2_correct String 5 Recommended was practice test 2 correct?
Query jol_formh_test_practice_3 Integer Recommended practice test 3 1 :: 11
Query jol_formh_test_pract_3_correct String 5 Recommended was practice test 3 correct?
Query jol_formh_test_practice_4 Integer Recommended practice test 4 1 :: 11
Query jol_formh_test_pract_4_correct String 5 Recommended was practice test 4 correct?
Query jol_formh_test_practice_5 Integer Recommended practice test 5 1 :: 11
Query jol_formh_test_pract_5_correct String 5 Recommended was practice test 5 correct?
Query jol_formh_test_1 Integer Recommended test 1 1 :: 11
Query jol_formh_test_1_correct String 5 Recommended was test 1 correct?
Query jol_formh_test_2 Integer Recommended test 2 1 :: 11
Query jol_formh_test_2_correct String 5 Recommended was test 2 correct?
Query jol_formh_test_3 Integer Recommended test 3 1 :: 11
Query jol_formh_test_3_correct String 5 Recommended was test 3 correct?
Query jol_formh_test_4 Integer Recommended test 4 1 :: 11
Query jol_formh_test_4_correct String 5 Recommended was test 4 correct?
Query jol_formh_test_5 Integer Recommended test 5 1 :: 11
Query jol_formh_test_5_correct String 5 Recommended was test 5 correct?
Query jol_formh_test_6 Integer Recommended test 6 1 :: 11
Query jol_formh_test_6_correct String 5 Recommended was test 6 correct?
Query jol_formh_test_7 Integer Recommended test 7 1 :: 11
Query jol_formh_test_7_correct String 5 Recommended was test 7 correct?
Query jol_formh_test_8 Integer Recommended test 8 1 :: 11
Query jol_formh_test_8_correct String 5 Recommended was test 8 correct?
Query jol_formh_test_9 Integer Recommended test 9 1 :: 11
Query jol_formh_test_9_correct String 5 Recommended was test 9 correct?
Query jol_formh_test_10 Integer Recommended test 10 1 :: 11
Query jol_formh_test_10_correct String 5 Recommended was test 10 correct?
Query jol_formh_test_11 Integer Recommended test 11 1 :: 11
Query jol_formh_test_11_correct String 5 Recommended was test 11 correct?
Query jol_formh_test_12 Integer Recommended test 29 1 :: 11
Query jol_formh_test_12_correct String 5 Recommended was test 29 correct?
Query jol_formh_test_13 Integer Recommended test 13 1 :: 11
Query jol_formh_test_13_correct String 5 Recommended was test 13 correct?
Query jol_formh_test_14 Integer Recommended test 14 1 :: 11
Query jol_formh_test_14_correct String 5 Recommended was test 14 correct?
Query jol_formh_test_15 Integer Recommended test 15 1 :: 11
Query jol_formh_test_15_correct String 5 Recommended was test 15 correct?
Query jol_formh_test_16 Integer Recommended test 16 1 :: 11
Query jol_formh_test_16_correct String 5 Recommended was test 16 correct?
Query jol_formh_test_17 Integer Recommended test 17 1 :: 11
Query jol_formh_test_17_correct String 5 Recommended was test 17 correct?
Query jol_formh_test_18 Integer Recommended test 18 1 :: 11
Query jol_formh_test_18_correct String 5 Recommended was test 18 correct?
Query jol_formh_test_19 Integer Recommended test 19 1 :: 11
Query jol_formh_test_19_correct String 5 Recommended was test 19 correct?
Query jol_formh_test_20 Integer Recommended test 20 1 :: 11
Query jol_formh_test_20_correct String 5 Recommended was test 20 correct?
Query jol_formh_test_21 Integer Recommended test 21 1 :: 11
Query jol_formh_test_21_correct String 5 Recommended was test 21 correct?
Query jol_formh_test_22 Integer Recommended test 22 1 :: 11 JoL_FormH_Test_22a
Query jol_formh_test_22_correct String 5 Recommended was test 22 correct?
Query jol_formh_test_23 Integer Recommended test 23 1 :: 11
Query jol_formh_test_23_correct String 5 Recommended was test 23 correct?
Query jol_formh_test_24 Integer Recommended test 24 1 :: 11
Query jol_formh_test_24_correct String 5 Recommended was test 24 correct?
Query jol_formh_test_25 Integer Recommended test 25 1 :: 11
Query jol_formh_test_25_correct String 5 Recommended was test 25 correct?
Query jol_formh_test_26 Integer Recommended test 26 1 :: 11
Query jol_formh_test_26_correct String 5 Recommended was test 26 correct?
Query jol_formh_test_27 Integer Recommended test 27 1 :: 11
Query jol_formh_test_27_correct String 5 Recommended was test 27 correct?
Query jol_formh_test_28 Integer Recommended test 28 1 :: 11
Query jol_formh_test_28_correct String 5 Recommended was test 28 correct?
Query jol_formh_test_29_ Integer Required test 29 1 :: 11 JoL_FormH_Test_29
Query jol_formh_test_29_correct String 5 Recommended was test 29 correct?
Query jol_formh_test_30 Integer Recommended test 30 1 :: 11
Query jol_formh_test_30_correct String 5 Recommended was test 30 correct?
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 Required field
comments_misc String 4,000 Recommended Miscellaneous comments on study, interview, methodology relevant to this form data
sex String 20 Required Sex of the subject M;F; O; NR M = Male; F = Female; O=Other; NR = Not reported gender
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

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