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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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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
interview_date Date Required Date on which the interview/genetic test/sampling/imaging/biospecimen was completed. MM/DD/YYYY Required field visit_date
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
session_id String 20 Recommended session ID/screening ID
saps_ad8 String 30 Recommended Form name form_name
site String 101 Recommended Site Study Site site_uid
Query visit String 60 Recommended Visit name visit_name
Query completed Integer Recommended Checks if completed 0::3 0=No; 1=Yes; 2=Yes, lost; 3=Unverified tstst
Query rlhqyr Integer Recommended RLHQ Module III Year
Query rlhqmth Integer Recommended RLHQ Module III Month
Query rlhqday Integer Recommended RLHQ Module III Date of Month
rlhqnts String 250 Recommended Notes about premenstrual/menstrual symptoms
Query rlhq1q1 Integer Recommended Patient's status is childbearing potential 1;2 1=Yes; 2=No
Query rlhq11n Integer Recommended If no, please chack appropriate option 1::4 1=Status post hhysterectomy (ovary sparing/bilateral oophorectomy); 2=Bilateral tubal ligation; 3=Post menopausal (last menses at least one year prior to screening); 4=Other
rlhq11sp String 250 Recommended Other specify
rlhqcntr String 250 Recommended Please document form of contraception
Query rlhq1q2 Integer Recommended Please check the appropriate menopause status 1::4 1=Premenopausal; 2=Perimenopausal; 3=Post menopausal non surgical (more than 12 months); 4=Post menopausal surgical
Query mnpsage Integer Recommended Age of menopause (Years)
dtoosrg Date Recommended Date of oophorectomy surgery
Query rlhqoc Integer Recommended RLHQ Module 1 Question 3 Oral Contraceptive
Query rlhqptch Integer Recommended RLHQ Module 1 Question 3 Patch
Query rlhqhiud Integer Recommended RLHQ Module 1 Question 3 Hormonal IUD
Query rlhqdepo Integer Recommended RLHQ Module 1 Question 3 Depo-contraceptive
Query rlhqhrmn Integer Recommended RLHQ Module 1 Question 3 Hormonal therapy
Query rlhqcrm Integer Recommended RLHQ Module 1 Question 3 vaginal creams
Query rlhqrng Integer Recommended RLHQ Module 1 Question 3 Rings
Query rlhqadrg Integer Recommended RLHQ Module 1 Question 3 Androgens
Query rlhqoth Integer Recommended RLHQ Module 1 Question 3 Other
rlhq13sp String 250 Recommended RLHQ Module 1 Question 3 Other specify textbox
Query meau_01d Integer Recommended If yes, have you been experiencing any hot flashes in the past month? 0;1 0=No; 1=Yes rlhq1q4
Query rlhq1q5 Integer Recommended If yes, do hot flashes interfere with sleep? 1;2 1=Yes; 2=No
mnstrdt Date Recommended Date of Last Menstrual Period rlhq1q6
Query mencycle Integer Recommended type of menstrual cycle 1::3 1=Regular; 2=Irregular; 3=Not occurred for 3 months rlhq1q6a
Query fmc4a Integer Recommended If history of menstruation, days between start of each menstrual period (regular cycle)[Caution: Beware of extreme outliers] rlhq1q6b
Query permen Integer Recommended Premenstrual exacerbation 1;0;-7 0=No; 1=Yes;-7=Refused rlhq1q6c
Query rlhq2q1 Integer Recommended Current use of ORAL contraceptive pills? 1;2 1=Yes; 2=No
rlhq21dt Date Recommended Date contraceptive started
rlhq21nm String 100 Recommended Name of contraceptive
Query rlhq21sc Integer Recommended Schedule of contraceptive 1;2 1=Monthly bleed; 2=Third month bleed/ continuous
rlhq21dc Date Recommended Date of last contraceptive dose change
rlhq21fp Date Recommended Date of first day of current pill pack
Query rlhq2q2 Integer Recommended Current use of other hormonal birth control such as NuvaRing, Contraceptive Patch, or Depo Provera 1;2 1=Yes; 2=No
rlhq22dt Date Recommended Date other birth control started
rlhq22nm String 50 Recommended Other birth control name
rlhq22ds String 50 Recommended Other birth control dose
rlhq22dc Date Recommended Date of last birth control dose change
rlhq22lp Date Recommended Date of last Ring/Patch placement/injection
Query q25_intrauterine_device Integer Recommended Presence of: Intrauterine Device 0;1 0 = No; 1 = Yes rlhq2q3
rlhq23dp Date Recommended Date placed
Query rlhq23tp Integer Recommended Type of IUD 1;2 1=Copper IUD; 2=Mirena / Progesterone IUD
Query rlhq2q4 Integer Recommended Current use of testosterone, DHEA, or methyltestosterone? 1;2 1=Yes; 2=No
rlhq24dt Date Recommended Date treatment started
rlhq24nm String 50 Recommended Treatment name
rlhq24ds String 50 Recommended Treatment dose
rlhq24dc Date Recommended Date of last treatment dose change
Query rlhq2q5 Integer Recommended Current use of thyroid hormone augmentation? 1;2 1=Yes; 2=No
rlhq25dt Date Recommended Date hormones started
rlhq25nm String 50 Recommended Thyroid treatment name
rlhq25ds String 50 Recommended Thyroid treatment dose
rlhq25dc Date Recommended Date of last thyroid treatment dose change
date_updated Date Recommended Date record updated edit_date
comments String 4,000 Recommended Comments about assessment efirstlan
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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