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The Filter Cart provides a way to query and access data for which you may be interested.  There are multiple places to go query and Add to Filter Cart (Sometimes called Download).  

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 add subjects, sometimes it may take a few minutes to populate.  You can continue to do other things 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 available for the subjects selected 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 available.  However, if you want to see all of the clinical and phenotype, then select, "Find All Subject Data" to see all the data avaialble for those subjects.  

when a secord or third filter is applied, an AND condition is used to determine the subjects that are exist in all filters.  If the subject does not appear in any filter, that subjects data will be excluded from your filter cart. Given the sparcity of data in the NDA, it is possible for no subjects to appear across filters.  If that happens, clear your filter cart, and start over.  

The NDA is looking to enhance query/filtering.  Until additional tools become available, it is best to package more data than you need and then package and download the data and use other tools to further restrict and analyze the data.  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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The filters you have selected from various query interfaces will be stored here, in the 'Filter Cart'. The database will be queried using filters added to your 'Filter Cart', when multiple filters are defined, each will be executed using 'AND' logic, so with each filter that is applied the result set gets smaller.

From the 'Filter Cart' you can inspect each of the filters that have been defined, and you also have the option to remove filters. The 'Filter Cart' itself will display the number of filters applied along with the number of subjects that are identified by the combination of those filters. For example a GUID filter with two subjects, followed by a GUID filter for just one of those subjects would return only data for the subject that is in both GUID filters.

If you have a question about the filter cart, or underlying filters please contact the help desk at The NDA Help Desk

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Element NameData TypeSizeRequiredDescriptionValue RangeNotes
subjectkeyGUIDRequiredThe NDAR Global Unique Identifier (GUID) for research subjectNDAR*
src_subject_idString20RequiredSubject ID how it's defined in lab/project
interview_ageIntegerRequiredAge in months at the time of the interview/test/sampling/imaging.0 :: 1260Age 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.
interview_dateDateRequiredDate on which the interview/genetic test/sampling/imaging/biospecimen was completed. MM/DD/YYYYRequired field
genderString20RequiredSex of the subjectM;FM = Male; F = Female
acquest1IntegerRecommendedHow easy was it to understand the computerized emotion task? (did it make sense?)1::51=Very easy; 2=Slightly Easy; 3=Not Sure; 4=Hard; 5=Very Hard
acquest2IntegerRecommendedHow fun or enjoyable was the computerized emotion task?1::51=Very Fun; 2=Slightly Fun; 3=Not Sure; 4=Slightly not Fun; 5=Very Not Fun
acquest3IntegerRecommendedWould you want to do more of the computerized emotion task?1::51=Absolutely; 2=Possibly; 3=Maybe; 4=Probably Not; 5=Absolutely Not
acquest4IntegerRecommendedHow hard was it to do the computerized emotion task?1::51=Very Easy; 2=Slightly Easy; 3=Not Sure; 4=Hard; 5=Very Hard
acquest5String100RecommendedWhat was most difficult or frustrating about the computerized emotion task?
acquest6String100RecommendedWhat was most fun about the computerized emotion task, in anything?
comments_miscString4,000RecommendedMiscellaneous comments on study, interview, methodology relevant to this form data
version_formString100RecommendedForm used/assessment name
aiqa1_1IntegerRecommendedChild: How helpful do you think the information taught today will be? Parent: How effective do you think the information taught today will be?1::51= Not at all; 5= A lot or 1= Very Ineffective; 5= Very Effective
aiqa1_2IntegerRecommendedChild: How well do you understand that organization and attention problems can cause problems at school?1::51= Not at all; 5= A lot or 1= Very Ineffective; 5= Very Effective
aiqa1_3IntegerRecommendedChild: How well do you understand what an executive function is? Parent: How useful was the information regarding executive functions?1::51= Not at all; 5= A lot or 1= Very Ineffective; 5= Very Effective
aiqa1_4IntegerRecommendedChild: How much did you like the slides? Parent: How effective were the slides?1::51= Not at all; 5= A lot or 1= Very Ineffective; 5= Very Effective
aiqa1_5IntegerRecommendedChild: How much did you like the worksheets and handouts? Parent: How effective were the worksheets and handouts?1::51= Not at all; 5= A lot or 1= Very Ineffective; 5= Very Effective
aiqa1_6IntegerRecommendedChild: How much did you like the visuals (e.g., video clips, photos, et)? Parent: How effective were the visuals (e.g., video clips, photos, etc.)?1::51= Not at all; 5= A lot or 1= Very Ineffective; 5= Very Effective
aiqa3_2IntegerRecommendedChild: How well do you understand how to solve problems and use problem cards? Parent: How useful was the information regarding problem solving and behavior contracts?1::51= Not at all; 5= A lot or 1= Very Ineffective; 5= Very Effective
aiqa3_3IntegerRecommendedChild: How well do you understand what a structured work system is? Parent: How useful was the information regarding student work systems?1::51= Not at all; 5= A lot or 1= Very Ineffective; 5= Very Effective
aiqa3_4IntegerRecommendedDo you think a contract will help you earn or get more things that you want?1::51= Not at all; 5= A lot or 1= Very Ineffective; 5= Very Effective
aiqa4_2IntegerRecommendedChild: How well do you understand how to stay organized? Parent: How useful was the information regarding organization?1::51= Not at all; 5= A lot or 1= Very Ineffective; 5= Very Effective
aiqa4_3IntegerRecommendedChild: How well do you understand how to manage your time? Parent: How useful was the information regarding time management?1::51= Not at all; 5= A lot or 1= Very Ineffective; 5= Very Effective
aiqa5_2IntegerRecommendedChild: How well do you understand the different ways to study? Parent: How useful was the information regarding study skills?1::51= Not at all; 5= A lot or 1= Very Ineffective; 5= Very Effective
aiqa5_3IntegerRecommendedChild: How well do you understand how to make flash cards? Parent: How useful was the information regarding flash cards?1::51= Not at all; 5= A lot or 1= Very Ineffective; 5= Very Effective
aiqa6_3IntegerRecommendedChild: How well do you understand how to take notes and summarize? Parent: How useful was the information regarding summarizing and note taking?1::51= Not at all; 5= A lot or 1= Very Ineffective; 5= Very Effective
aiqp1_2IntegerRecommendedHow useful was the information regarding common academic problems for middle-schoolers with ASD (e.g., organization, attention)?1::51= Not at all; 5= A lot or 1= Very Ineffective; 5= Very Effective
aiqp3IntegerRecommendedHow useful was the information regarding behavior management and communication?1::51= Not at all; 5= A lot or 1= Very Ineffective; 5= Very Effective
aiqp4IntegerRecommendedHow difficult was it to establish a contract with your adolescent?1::51= Not at all; 5= A lot or 1= Very Ineffective; 5= Very Effective
aiqp8IntegerRecommendedHow effective were the instructors?1::51= Not at all; 5= A lot or 1= Very Ineffective; 5= Very Effective
aiqp9IntegerRecommendedHow well do you think your adolescent understood the information presented today?1::51= Not at all; 5= A lot or 1= Very Ineffective; 5= Very Effective
aiqa7String100RecommendedWhat was the most helpful about today�s session?
aiqa8String100RecommendedWhat was the least helpful about today�s session?
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

Please email the The NDA Help Desk with any questions.

Distribution for DataStructure: acquest01 and Element:
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Filters enable researchers to view the data shared in NDA before applying for access or for selecting specific data for download or NDA Study assignment. For those with access to NDA shared data, you may select specific values to be included by selecting an individual bar chart item or by selecting a range of values (e.g. interview_age) using the "Add Range" button. Note that not all elements have appropriately distinct values like comments and subjectkey and are not available for filtering. Additionally, item level detail is not always provided by the research community as indicated by the number of null values given.

Filters for multiple data elements within a structure are supported. Selections across multiple data structures will be supported in a future version of NDA.