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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*
src_subject_id String 20 Required Subject ID how it's defined in lab/project newid
interview_date Date Required Date on which the interview/genetic test/sampling/imaging/biospecimen was completed. MM/DD/YYYY Required field
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 mse1 Integer Recommended Feeling dizzy or faint 0;1;-7;-9 0 =no; 1 = yes; -9 = don't know; -7 = refused SE1A
Query eyvsn Integer Recommended Eye/Ear: Blurred vision 0;1 0=No; 1=Yes SE1B
Query wk_dry_mouth Integer Recommended 19. Dry mouth 0;1 No = 0; Yes = 1; SE1C
Query spmc_suck05 Integer Recommended Poor saliva control/drooling 0 = No; 1 = Yes SE1D
Query gnsea Integer Recommended GI: Nausea/vomiting 0;1 0=No; 1=Yes SE1E
Query gcnst Integer Recommended GI: Constipation 0;1 0=No; 1=Yes SE1F
Query npil02 Integer Recommended Has he/she had an increase in appetite? 0;1 0=No; 1=Yes SE1G
Query adsq12_u Integer Recommended Presence of Symptom: Weight gain (Non-imputed Version) 0;1 0= No; 1= Yes SE1H
Query adsq10_u Integer Recommended Presence of Symptom: Weight loss (Non-imputed Version) 0;1 0= No; 1= Yes SE1I
Query md3f Integer Recommended Physically restless 0;1 0=No; 1=Yes SE1J
Query aaq_5h Integer Recommended Shaking 0;1 0=No; 1=Yes SE1K
Query mse12 Integer Recommended Feeling stiff or rigid 0;1 0 = No;1 = Yes SE1L
Query dsmle Integer Recommended Fatigue or loss of energy 0;1 0=Not checked; 1=Checked SE1M
Query mse14 Integer Recommended Feeling drowsy during the day 0;1 0 = No;1 = Yes SE1N
Query slmch Integer Recommended Sleep: Sleeping too much 0;1 0=No; 1=Yes SE1O
Query sldif Integer Recommended Sleep: Difficulty sleeping 0;1 0=No; 1=Yes SE1P
Query sxls Integer Recommended Sexual: Loss of sexual desire 0;1 0=No; 1=Yes SE1Q
Query mse18 Integer Recommended Other problems with sex 0;1 0 = No;1 = Yes SE1R
Query mse19 Integer Recommended Problems with your breasts such as swelling or discharge 0;1 0 = No;1 = Yes SE1S
Query mse20 Integer Recommended Any problems with your period 0;1 0 = No;1 = Yes SE1T
Query mse21 Integer Recommended Impaired sexual performance 0;1 0 = No;1 = Yes SE1U
Query mse_total Integer Recommended Medication Side Effects total score 0::16 sum_SE
Query days_baseline Integer Recommended Days since baseline sedays
visit String 60 Recommended Visit name timept
site String 101 Recommended Site Study Site
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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