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Childhood Routines Inventory (CRI)



Childhood Routines Inventory (CRI), Version 1.2

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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.
genderString20RequiredSex of the subjectM;FM = Male; F = Female
informantString20RequiredInformant completing test
Mother;Father;Both Parents;Other;Self
comments_miscString4,000RecommendedMiscellaneous comments on study, interview, methodology relevant to this form data
cri_q1IntegerRecommendedCRI Q1: Prefers to have things done in a particular order or in a certain way0 :: 5;999999 = Missing value
interview_dateDateRequiredDate on which the interview/genetic test/sampling/imaging/biospecimen was completed. MM/DD/YYYYRequired field
cri_q2IntegerRecommendedCRI Q2: Seems very attached to one favorite object0 :: 5;999999 = Missing value
cri_q3IntegerRecommendedCRI Q3: Seems very concerned with dirt, cleanliness or neatness0 :: 5;999999 = Missing value
cri_q4IntegerRecommendedCRI Q4: Arranges objects, or performs certain behaviors until they seem: Just Right'0 :: 5;999999 = Missing value
cri_q5IntegerRecommendedCRI Q5: Has persistent habits0 :: 5;999999 = Missing value
cri_q6IntegerRecommendedCRI Q6: Lines up objects in straight lines or symmetrical patterns0 :: 5;999999 = Missing value
cri_q7IntegerRecommendedCRI Q7: Prefers the same household schedule or routine everyday0 :: 5;999999 = Missing value
cri_q8IntegerRecommendedCRI Q8: Acts out the same thing over and over in pretend play0 :: 5;999999 = Missing value
cri_q9IntegerRecommendedCRI Q9: Insists on having certain belongings around the house: in their place'0 :: 5;999999 = Missing value
cri_q10IntegerRecommendedCRI Q10: Repeats certain actions over and over0 :: 5;999999 = Missing value
cri_q11IntegerRecommendedCRI Q11: Has strong preferences for certain foods0 :: 5;999999 = Missing value
cri_q12IntegerRecommendedCRI Q12: Likes to eat food in a particular way0 :: 5;999999 = Missing value
cri_q13IntegerRecommendedCRI Q13: Seems very aware of, or sensitive to, how certain clothes feel0 :: 5;999999 = Missing value
cri_q14IntegerRecommendedCRI Q14: Has a strong preference for wearing (or not wearinig) certain articles of clothing0 :: 5;999999 = Missing value
cri_q15IntegerRecommendedCRI Q15: Collects or stores objects0 :: 5;999999 = Missing value
cri_q16IntegerRecommendedCRI Q16: Seems very aware of certain details at home (such as flecks of dirt on the floor, imperfections in toys or clothes)0 :: 5;999999 = Missing value
cri_q17IntegerRecommendedCRI Q17: Strongly prefers to stick to one game or activity rather than change to a new one0 :: 5;999999 = Missing value
cri_q18IntegerRecommendedCRI Q18: Makes requests or excuses that would enable him/her to postpone going to bed0 :: 5;999999 = Missing value
cri_q19IntegerRecommendedCRI Q19: Prepares for bedtime by engaging in a special activity or routine by doing or saying things in a certain order or certain way0 :: 5;999999 = Missing value
cri_totalIntegerRequiredCRI Total0 :: 95;999999 = Missing value
cri_q1_ageIntegerRecommendedAge in months Q1 began0 :: 1200
cri_q2_ageIntegerRecommendedAge in months Q2 began0 :: 1200
cri_q3_ageIntegerRecommendedAge in months Q3 began0 :: 1200
cri_q4_ageIntegerRecommendedAge in months Q4 began0 :: 1200
cri_q5_ageIntegerRecommendedAge in months Q5 began0 :: 1200
cri_q6_ageIntegerRecommendedAge in months Q6 began0 :: 1200
cri_q7_ageIntegerRecommendedAge in months Q7 began0 :: 1200
cri_q8_ageIntegerRecommendedAge in months Q8 began0 :: 1200
cri_q9_ageIntegerRecommendedAge in months Q9 began0 :: 1200
cri_q10_ageIntegerRecommendedAge in months Q10 began0 :: 1200
cri_q11_ageIntegerRecommendedAge in months Q11 began0 :: 1200
cri_q12_ageIntegerRecommendedAge in months Q12 began0 :: 1200
cri_q13_ageIntegerRecommendedAge in months Q13 began0 :: 1200
cri_q14_ageIntegerRecommendedAge in months Q14 began0 :: 1200
cri_q15_ageIntegerRecommendedAge in months Q15 began0 :: 1200
cri_q16_ageIntegerRecommendedAge in months Q16 began0 :: 1200
cri_q17_ageIntegerRecommendedAge in months Q17 began0 :: 1200
cri_q18_ageIntegerRecommendedAge in months Q18 began0 :: 1200
cri_q19_ageIntegerRecommendedAge in months Q19 began0 :: 1200
cri_q1_behString20RecommendedCurrently engages Q1 behavior
cri_q2_behString20RecommendedCurrently engages Q2 behavior
cri_q3_behString20RecommendedCurrently engages Q3 behavior
cri_q4_behString20RecommendedCurrently engages Q4 behavior
cri_q5_behString20RecommendedCurrently engages Q5 behavior
cri_q6_behString20RecommendedCurrently engages Q6 behavior
cri_q7_behString20RecommendedCurrently engages Q7 behavior
cri_q8_behString20RecommendedCurrently engages Q8 behavior
cri_q9_behString20RecommendedCurrently engages Q9 behavior
cri_q10_behString20RecommendedCurrently engages Q10 behavior
cri_q11_behString20RecommendedCurrently engages Q11 behavior
cri_q12_behString20RecommendedCurrently engages Q12 behavior
cri_q13_behString20RecommendedCurrently engages Q13 behavior
cri_q14_behString20RecommendedCurrently engages Q14 behavior
cri_q15_behString20RecommendedCurrently engages Q15 behavior
cri_q16_behString20RecommendedCurrently engages Q16 behavior
cri_q17_behString20RecommendedCurrently engages Q17 behavior
cri_q18_behString20RecommendedCurrently engages Q18 behavior
cri_q19_behString20RecommendedCurrently engages Q19 behavior
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  • Description: A basic description
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Distribution for DataStructure: cri_0102 and Element:
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