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CPEA STAART MacArthur-Bates Words and Sentences



MacArthur-Bates Communicative Development Inventory-(CDI) Words and Sentences as defined by the CPEA STAART Project

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Element NameData TypeSizeRequiredDescriptionValue RangeNotesAliases
subjectkeyGUIDRequiredThe NDAR Global Unique Identifier (GUID) for research subjectNDAR*
interview_dateDateRequiredDate on which the interview/genetic test/sampling/imaging/biospecimen was completed. MM/DD/YYYYRequired fieldmcs_date_std
cycleIntegerRecommendedTimepoint information-1 = Screener; 0 = Baseline; 97 = Taper; 98 = Withdrawal; 99 = Interim contact; Otherwise: weeks since baseline
patidString20Recommendedsrc_Subject_idA Participant ID provided by DM-STAT must be present to process form
networkString20RecommendedNetworkCPEA or STAART Network
siteString100RecommendedSiteStudy Site
mcg_vc10_houseIntegerRecommendedMacArthur Words and Gestures: Vocabulary Checklist: House0 = Does not understand; 1 = Understands; 2 = Understands and says
mcg_vc2_doIntegerRecommendedMacArthur Words and Gestures: Vocabulary Checklist: Dog
mcs_cx_ageeqIntegerRecommendedMacArthur Words and Sentences: Total Complexity Score: Age Equivalent
mcs_cx_totalIntegerRecommendedMacArthur Words and Sentences: Total Complexity Score0::37
mcs_dateIntegerRecommendedMCI Date
mcs_ex1_lenIntegerRecommendedMacArthur Words and Sentences: Example - list 3 longest sentences
mcs_ex2_lenIntegerRecommendedMacArthur Words and Sentences: Example - list 3 longest sentences
mcs_ex3_lenIntegerRecommendedMacArthur Words and Sentences: Example - list 3 longest sentences
mcs_uw_absentIntegerRecommendedMacArthur Words and Sentences: How Children Use Words: Does your child talk about objects that are not present such as asking about a missing or absent toy, referring to a pet out of view, or asking a0::20 = Not yet; 1 = Sometimes; 2 = Often
mcs_uw_belongIntegerRecommendedMacArthur Words and Sentences: How Children Use Words: Does your child ever pick up or point to an object and name an absent person to whom the object belongs? For example, a child might point to momm0::20 = Not yet; 1 = Sometimes; 2 = Often
mcs_uw_futureIntegerRecommendedMacArthur Words and Sentences: How Children Use Words: Does your child ever talk about something thats going to happen in the future, for example, saying "choo choo" or "airplane" before you leave the0::20 = Not yet; 1 = Sometimes; 2 = Often
mcs_uw_notinIntegerRecommendedMacArthur Words and Sentences: How Children Use Words: Does you child understand if you ask for something that is not in the room, for example, by going to the bedroom to get a teddy bear when you say0::20 = Not yet; 1 = Sometimes; 2 = Often
mcs_uw_pastIntegerRecommendedMacArthur Words and Sentences: How Children Use Words: Does your child ever talk about past events or people who are not present? For example a child who saw a parade last week might later say parade,0::20 = Not yet; 1 = Sometimes; 2 = Often
mcs_vc_ageeqIntegerRecommendedMacArthur Words and Sentences: Vocabulary Checklist Age Equivalent
mcs_we_ingIntegerRecommendedMacArthur Words and Sentences: Word endings-Part 30;1;20 = Not yet; 1 = Sometimes; 2 = Often
mcs_vc_totalIntegerRecommendedTotal Score Parts 1- 22. Words Produced counts0 :: 680; 999999 = Missing value
mcs_vc1_totalIntegerRecommendedTotal Score Part 10 12
mcs_vc10_totalIntegerRecommendedTotal Score Part 100 31
mcs_vc11_totalIntegerRecommendedTotal Score Part 110 22
mcs_vc12_totalIntegerRecommendedTotal Score Part 120 29
mcs_vc13_totalIntegerRecommendedTotal Score Part 130 25
mcs_vc14_totalIntegerRecommendedTotal Score Part 140 103
mcs_vc15_totalIntegerRecommendedTotal Score Part 150 63
mcs_vc16_totalIntegerRecommendedTotal Score Part 160 12
mcs_vc17_totalIntegerRecommendedTotal Score Part 170 25
mcs_vc18_totalIntegerRecommendedTotal Score Part 180 18
mcs_vc19_totalIntegerRecommendedTotal Score Part 190 19
mcs_vc2_totalIntegerRecommendedTotal Score Part 20 43
mcs_vc20_totalIntegerRecommendedTotal Score Part 200 20
mcs_vc21_totalIntegerRecommendedTotal Score Part 210 21
mcs_vc22_totalIntegerRecommendedTotal Score Part 220 6
mcs_vc3_totalIntegerRecommendedTotal Score Part 30 14
mcs_vc4_totalIntegerRecommendedTotal Score Part 40 18
mcs_vc5_totalIntegerRecommendedTotal Score Part 50 68
mcs_vc6_totalIntegerRecommendedTotal Score Part 60 28
mcs_vc7_totalIntegerRecommendedTotal Score Part 70 27
mcs_vc8_totalIntegerRecommendedTotal Score Part 80 50
mcs_vc9_totalIntegerRecommendedTotal Score Part 90 33
mcs_versionString35RecommendedMCI Version
mcs_we_ownerIntegerRecommendedMacArthur Words and Sentences: Word endings-Part 20;1;20 = Not yet; 1 = Sometimes; 2 = Often
mcs_we_pastIntegerRecommendedMacArthur Words and Sentences: Word endings-Part 40;1;20 = Not yet; 1 = Sometimes; 2 = Often
mcs_we_puralIntegerRecommendedMacArthur Words and Sentences: Word endings-Part 1
mcs_wen_totalIntegerRecommendedMacArthur Words and Sentences: Total Word ending Mistakes
mcs_wf_ageeqIntegerRecommendedMacArthur Words and Sentences: Word Forms Total Irregular Word Usage : Age Equivalent
mcs_wf_totalIntegerRecommendedMacArthur Words and Sentences: Word Forms Total Irregular Word Usage0::25
sb_ageIntegerRecommendedStanford Binet Age
mcs_ex1_r2String150RecommendedMacArthur Words and Sentences: Example - list 3 longest sentences (sentence)MCS_EX1
mcs_ex2_r2String150RecommendedMacArthur Words and Sentences: Example - list 3 longest sentences (sentence)MCS_EX2
mcs_ex3_r2String150RecommendedMacArthur Words and Sentences: Example - list 3 longest sentences (sentence)MCS_EX3
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Distribution for DataStructure: cs_mci_sentences02 and Element:
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