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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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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* guid, nimhid, z1
src_subject_id String 20 Required Subject ID how it's defined in lab/project catieid, id, participant_id, ptid, randid, record_id, subject_id, subjid, z2
interview_date Date Required Date on which the interview/genetic test/sampling/imaging/biospecimen was completed. MM/DD/YYYY Required field InterviewYear
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. age, intvage, z4
sex String 20 Required Sex of the subject M;F M = Male; F = Female gender, z5
Query respondent String 20 Required Respondent
Mother;Father;Both; Child; Other; Parent
respondent_other_specify String 50 Recommended Respondent: Other (specify)
Query childmeds Integer Recommended Is your child currently taking any medications? 0;1;-99;88;77 0= No ; 1= Yes ; -99= N/A ; 88= Missing ; 77= Refused current_meds_status
Query neuroleptics Integer Recommended Taking neuroleptics? 0::1; 999 0=no, 1=yes, 999=missing
neuroleptic_name String 50 Recommended Neuroleptic name?
neuroleptic_dose String 25 Recommended Neuroleptic dose?
Query ssri Integer Recommended Patient is currently taking SSRI 0;1;-7; 999 0=No; 1=Yes; -7=Refused; 999=missing ssris
ssri_name String 50 Recommended SSRI name?
ssri_dose String 25 Recommended SSRI dose?
Query antidepressants_other Integer Recommended Taking antidepressants other than SSRIs? 0::1; 999 0=no, 1=yes, 999=missing
antidepr_other_name String 50 Recommended Name of antidepressants other than SSRIs?
antidepr_other_dose String 25 Recommended Dose of antidepressants other than SSRIs?
Query stimulants Integer Recommended Stimulants 1;0;99;-999 1= Yes ; 0= No ; 99= D/K ; -999= Missing
stimulant_name String 50 Recommended Stimulant name?
mdeidose_stim String 50 Recommended Dose stimulant medication stimulant_dose
Query alpha_2_agonists Integer Recommended Alpha-2 agonists 1;0;99;-999 1= Yes ; 0= No ; 99= D/K ; -999= Missing alpha_agonists
alpha_agonist_name String 50 Recommended Alpha agonists name?
mdeidose_alpha String 50 Recommended Dose alpha medication alpha_agonist_dose
Query takmdsta Integer Recommended most currently take mood stabilizers
0;1;-7; 999
0=No; 1=Yes; -7=Refused; 999=missing mood_stabilizers, psytr_ms
mood_stabilizer_name String 50 Recommended Mood stabilizers name?
mdeidose_mood String 50 Recommended Dose mood medication mood_stabilizer_dose
Query benzodiazepines Integer Recommended Taking benzodiazepines? 0::1; 999 0=no, 1=yes, 999=missing
benzo_name String 50 Recommended Benzodiazepines name?
benzo_dose String 25 Recommended Benzodiazepines dose?
Query other_meds Integer Recommended Taking other psychiatric medicines? 0::1; 999 0=no, 1=yes, 999=missing
other_med_name String 50 Recommended Other psychiatric medicines name?
other_med_dose String 25 Recommended Other psychiatric medicines dose?
Query lithium_resp Integer Recommended Lithium responder 0;1 0=No; 1=Yes
antidepress_name String 100 Recommended Antidepressants
antipsychotics_name String 100 Recommended Antipsychotics
hypnotic_agents String 100 Recommended Hypnotic agents
Query treatment_response Integer Recommended Treatment response 1::4 1 = no effect; 2 =partial response; 3 =complete response; 4 = inadequate trial/ poor med tolerance/ unknown
visit String 50 Recommended Visit name visitnum, vtypbima, vtypbprs
site String 101 Recommended Site Study Site siteid
Query mood_stabilizer_trtrsp String 100 Recommended Treatment response mood stabilizer 0;1 0=No; 1=Yes
benzo_trtrsp String 100 Recommended Treatment response Benzodiazepines
antidepress_trtrsp String 100 Recommended Treatment response antidepressant
antipsychotics_trtrsp String 100 Recommended Treatment response antipsychotics
hypnotic_agents_trtrsp String 100 Recommended Treatment response hypnotic agents
Query charc25b Integer Recommended CCI question 25b: If 25=1, is currently taking medication for Parkinson's Disease;0=No,1=Yes
0=No; 1=Yes; 9=Missing psytr_park
Query charc15b Integer Recommended CCI question 15b: If 15=1, currently taking medication for diabetes/high blood sugar;0=No,1=Yes
0=No; 1=Yes; 9=Missing npsy_db
Query diabet_n Integer Recommended Number of Medications to Treat Diabetes -9 = Missing npsy_dbt_tot
Query choles_n Integer Recommended Number of Anti Cholesterol Medications -9 = Missing npsy_chol_tot
Query ap Integer Recommended Currently Taking Antipsychotics 0;1;-9 0=No; 1=Yes; -9=missing
Query ancol Integer Recommended Currently Taking Anticholinergics 0;1;-9 0=No; 1=Yes; -9=missing
Query psytr_lith Integer Recommended Currently Taking Lithium 0;1;-9 0=No; 1=Yes; -9=missing
Query psytr_ad Integer Recommended Currently Taking Anti-Depressents 0;1;-9 0=No; 1=Yes; -9=missing
Query psytr_aa Integer Recommended Currently Taking Anti-Anxiety 0;1;-9 0=No; 1=Yes; -9=missing
Query psytr_dem Integer Recommended Currently Taking Dementia 0;1;-9 0=No; 1=Yes; -9=missing
Query psytr_oth Integer Recommended Currently Taking Other Psychotropics 0;1;-9 0=No; 1=Yes; -9=missing
Query npsy_ht Integer Recommended Currently Taking Hypertension Med 0;1;-9 0=No; 1=Yes; -9=missing
Query npsy_hrt Integer Recommended Currently Taking Heart/Cardiac Med 0;1;-9 0=No; 1=Yes; -9=missing
Query npsy_psyt Integer Recommended Currently Taking Psychostimulants Med 0;1;-9 0=No; 1=Yes; -9=missing
Query npsy_chol Integer Recommended Currently Taking Cholesterol Med 0;1;-9 0=No; 1=Yes; -9=missing
Query npsy_bc Integer Recommended Currently Taking Birth Control Med 0;1;-9 0=No; 1=Yes; -9=missing
Query npsy_horm Integer Recommended Currently Taking Hormone Med 0;1;-9 0=No; 1=Yes; -9=missing
Query npsy_oth Integer Recommended Currently Taking Other Non-Psychotropic Med 0;1;-9 0=No; 1=Yes; -9=missing
Query ap_tot Integer Recommended Total Antipsychotic Medications -9=missing
Query ancol_tot Integer Recommended Total Anticholinergic Medications -9=missing
Query psytr_ms_tot Integer Recommended Psychotropics - Total Mood Stabilizers -9=missing
Query psytr_ad_tot Integer Recommended Psychotropics - Total Anti-Depressents -9=missing
Query psytr_aa_tot Integer Recommended Psychotropics - Total Anti-Anxiety -9=missing
Query psytr_dem_tot Integer Recommended Psychotropics - Total Dementia -9=missing
Query psytr_park_tot Integer Recommended Psychotropics - Total Parkinson's -9=missing
Query psytr_oth_tot Integer Recommended Psychotropics - Total Other -9=missing
Query npsy_ht_tot Integer Recommended Total Hypertension Medications -9=missing
Query npsy_hrt_tot Integer Recommended Total Heart/Cardiac Medications -9=missing
Query npsy_psyt_tot Integer Recommended Total Psychostimulants Medications -9=missing
Query npsy_bc_tot Integer Recommended Total Birth Control Medications -9=missing
Query npsy_horm_tot Integer Recommended Total Hormone Medications -9=missing
Query npsy_oth_tot Integer Recommended Total Other Non-Psychotropic Med -9=missing
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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