Loading...

Login
Reset Password

NDAR provides a single access to de-identified autism research data. For permission to download data, you will need an NDAR account with approved access to NDAR or a connected repository (AGRE, IAN, or the ATP). For NDAR access, you need to be a research investigator sponsored by an NIH recognized institution with federal wide assurance. See Request Access for more information.

Warning Notice

This is a U.S. Government computer system, which may be accessed and used only for authorized Government business by authorized personnel. Unauthorized access or use of this computer system may subject violators to criminal, civil, and/or administrative action. All information on this computer system may be intercepted, recorded, read, copied, and disclosed by and to authorized personnel for official purposes, including criminal investigations. Such information includes sensitive data encrypted to comply with confidentiality and privacy requirements. Access or use of this computer system by any person, whether authorized or unauthorized, constitutes consent to these terms. There is no right of privacy in this system.

You have logged in with a temporary password. Please update your password. Passwords must contain 8 or more characters and must contain at least 3 of the following types of characters:

Subscribe to our mailing list

Mailing List(s)
Email Format

You are now leaving the National Database for Autism Research (NDAR) web site to go to:

Click on the address above if the page does not change within 10 seconds.

Disclaimer

NDAR is not responsible for the content of this external site and does not monitor other web sites for accuracy.

Selected Filters
No filters selected

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

Description
Value Range
Notes
Data Structures with shared data
No filters have been selected
Switch User

Childhood Asperger Syndrome Test

cast

02

Childhood Asperger Syndrome Test (CAST)

Download Definition as
Download Submission Template as
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_dateDateRequiredDate on which the interview/genetic test/sampling/imaging was completed. MM/DD/YYYYRequired field
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.
genderString20RequiredSex of the subjectM;FM = Male; F = Female
cast01IntegerRecommendedDoes s/he join in playing games with other children easily?0; 10 = No; 1 = Yes
cast02IntegerRecommendedDoes s/he come up to you spontaneously for a chat?0; 10 = No; 1 = Yes
cast03IntegerRecommendedWas s/he speaking by years old?0; 10 = No; 1 = Yes
cast04IntegerRequiredDoes s/he enjoy sports?0; 1;9990 = No; 1 = Yes
cast05IntegerRecommendedIs it important to him/her to fit in with the peer group?0; 10 = No; 1 = Yes
cast06IntegerRecommendedDoes s/he appear to notice unusual details that others miss?0; 10 = No; 1 = Yes
cast07IntegerRecommendedDoes s/he tend to take things literally?0; 10 = No; 1 = Yes
cast08IntegerRecommendedWhen s/he was years old, did s/he spend a lot of time pretending (e.g., play-acting superhero or tea parties)?0; 10 = No; 1 = Yes
cast09IntegerRecommendedDoes s/he like to do things over and over again, in the same way all the time?0; 10 = No; 1 = Yes
cast10IntegerRecommendedDoes s/he find it easy to interact with other children?0; 10 = No; 1 = Yes
cast11IntegerRecommendedCan s/he keep a two-way conversation going?0; 10 = No; 1 = Yes
cast12IntegerRecommendedCan s/he read appropriately for his/her age?0; 10 = No; 1 = Yes
cast13IntegerRecommendedDoes s/he mostly have the same interests as his/her peers?0; 10 = No; 1 = Yes
cast14IntegerRecommendedDoes s/he have an interest which takes up so much time that s/he does little else?0; 10 = No; 1 = Yes
cast15IntegerRecommendedDoes s/he have friends, rather than just acquaintances?0; 10 = No; 1 = Yes
cast16IntegerRecommendedDoes s/he often bring you things s/he is interested in to show you?0; 10 = No; 1 = Yes
cast17IntegerRecommendedDoes s/he enjoy joking around?0; 10 = No; 1 = Yes
cast18IntegerRecommendedDoes s/he have difficulty understanding the rules for polite behavior?0; 10 = No; 1 = Yes
cast19IntegerRecommendedDoes s/he appear to have an unusual memory for details?0; 10 = No; 1 = Yes
cast20IntegerRecommendedIs his/her voice unusual (e.g., overly adult, flat, or very monotonous)?0; 10 = No; 1 = Yes
cast21IntegerRecommendedAre people important to him/her?0; 10 = No; 1 = Yes
cast22IntegerRecommendedCan s/he dress him/herself?0; 10 = No; 1 = Yes
cast23IntegerRecommendedIs s/he good at turn-taking in conversation?0; 10 = No; 1 = Yes
cast24IntegerRecommendedDoes s/he play imaginatively with other children, and engage in role-play?0; 10 = No; 1 = Yes
cast25IntegerRecommendedDoes s/he often do or say things that are tactless or socially inappropriate?0; 10 = No; 1 = Yes
cast26IntegerRecommendedCan s/he count to 50 without leaving out any numbers?0; 10 = No; 1 = Yes
cast27IntegerRecommendedDoes s/he make normal eye-contact?0; 10 = No; 1 = Yes
cast28IntegerRecommendedDoes s/he have any unusual and repetitive movements?0; 10 = No; 1 = Yes
cast29IntegerRecommendedIs his/her social behavior very one-sided and always on his/her own terms?0; 10 = No; 1 = Yes
cast30IntegerRecommendedDoes s/he sometimes say "you" or "s/he" when s/he means "I"?0; 10 = No; 1 = Yes
cast31IntegerRecommendedDoes s/he prefer imaginative activities (i.eplay-acting or story-telling, rather than numbers or lists of facts)?0; 10 = No; 1 = Yes
cast32IntegerRecommendedDoes s/he sometimes lose the listener because of not explaining what s/he is talking about?0; 10 = No; 1 = Yes
cast33IntegerRecommendedCan s/he ride a bicycle (even if with stabilizers)?0; 10 = No; 1 = Yes
cast34IntegerRecommendedDoes s/he try to impose routines on him/herself, or on others, in a way that it causes problems0; 10 = No; 1 = Yes
cast35IntegerRecommendedDoes s/he care how s/he is perceived by the rest of the group?0; 10 = No; 1 = Yes
cast36IntegerRecommendedDoes s/he often turn conversations to his/her favorite subject rather than following what the other person wants to talk about?0; 10 = No; 1 = Yes
cast37IntegerRecommendedDoes s/he have odd or unusual phrases?0; 10 = No; 1 = Yes
cast38IntegerRecommendedHave teachers/health visitors ever expressed any concerns about his/her development? If Yes, please explain.0; 10 = No; 1 = Yes
cast39_languageIntegerRecommendedHas s/he ever been diagnosed with language delay?0; 10 = No; 1 = Yes
cast39_adhdIntegerRequiredHas s/he ever been diagnosed with hyperactivity/attention deficit disorder (ADHD)?0; 1;9990 = No; 1 = Yes
cast39_hearingIntegerRecommendedHas s/he ever been diagnosed with hearing or visual difficulties?0; 10 = No; 1 = Yes
cast39_autismIntegerRequiredHas s/he ever been diagnosed with an autism spectrum condition, including Asperger's Syndrome?0; 1;9990 = No; 1 = Yes
cast39_physicalIntegerRecommendedHas s/he ever been diagnosed with a physical disability?0; 10 = No; 1 = Yes
cast39_otherIntegerRecommendedOther diagnosis (please specify)0; 10 = No; 1 = Yes
cast_total_yesIntegerRequiredTotal Score - Yes0 :: 43
cast_total_noIntegerRequiredTotal Score - No0 :: 43
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: cast02 and Element:
Chart Help

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.