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Diagnoses Neurology



Diagnoses - Neurology from medical history questionnaire, including basic ASD assessment, general neurology, ANS, and GI symptoms as defined by Dr. Gang Yao at the University of Missouri

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Element NameData TypeSizeRequiredDescriptionValue RangeNotes
subjectkeyGUIDRequiredThe NDAR Global Unique Identifier (GUID) for research subjectNDAR*
asd_yes_noString10RequiredHas the subject been diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder?
NK = Not known
asd_whenString32Recommendedwhen was the ASD diagnosed?
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.
asd_whereString200Recommendedwhere was the ASD diagnosed?
asd_diagnosisIntegerRequiredIf yes, What was the previous diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder?1;2;3;9991 = Autism; 2 = Aspergers; 3 = PDD-NOS
asd_detailsString200RecommendedDetails of ASD diagnosis
dd_yes_noString10RecommendedHas the subject been diagnosed with Developmental Disorder?
NK = Not known
dd_whenString32Recommendedwhen was the DD diagnosed?
dd_whereString200Recommendedwhere was the DD diagnosed?
dd_diagnosisIntegerRecommendedIf Yes, What was the previous diagnosis of Developmental Disorder?1;2;3;41 = Chromosome disorder; 2 = Syndrome; 3 = Learning disability; 4 = Other
dd_detailsString200RecommendedDetails of DD diagnosis
wechslertestIntegerRecommendedHas Wechsler (WISC, WPPSI) test been done?0;1;20 = No; 1 = Yes; 2 = Unknown
leitertestIntegerRecommendedHas Leiter test been done?0;1;20 = No; 1 = Yes; 2 = Unknown
denvertestIntegerRecommendedHas Denver Developmental test been done?0;1;20 = No; 1 = Yes; 2 = Unknown
vinelandtestIntegerRecommendedHas Vineland test been done?0;1;20 = No; 1 = Yes; 2 = Unknown
otherdevelopmentaltestIntegerRecommendedHas any other developmental test been done?
0 = No/False; 1 = Yes/True; 2 = Unknown
developmentaltestdetailsString200RecommendedDetails of other developmental tests
iq_assessmentIntegerRecommendedthe IQ score1 :: 101 = Superior >130+; 2 = High average 116-130; 3 = Average 85-115; 4 = Borderline 71-84; 5 = Mild MR 55-70; 6 = Moderate MR 40-54; 7 = Severe MR 20-39; 8 = Profound MR <20; 9 = Unspecified MR; 10 = Unknown
motherhandednessIntegerRecommendedHandedness of the Child's Mother1;2;31 = Left; 2 = Right; 3 = Ambidextrous
fatherhandednessIntegerRecommendedHandedness of the Child's Father1;2;31 = Left; 2 = Right; 3 = Ambidextrous
ticsIntegerRecommendedDoes (did) the Child have Tics?0;1;20 = No; 1 = Yes; 2 = Unknown
tremorsIntegerRecommendedDoes (did) the Child have Tremors?0;1;20 = No; 1 = Yes; 2 = Unknown
hypotoniaIntegerRecommendedDoes (did) the Child have Hypotonia (low muscle tone)?0;1;20 = No; 1 = Yes; 2 = Not known
hypertoniaIntegerRecommendedDoes (did) the Child have Hypertonia (tight muscle tone)?0;1;20 = No; 1 = Yes; 2 = Not known
attentiondisorderIntegerRecommendedDoes (did) the subject have Attention Deficit Disorder +/- Hyperactivity?
0 = No/False; 1 = Yes/True; 2 = Unknown
abnormalsedationresponseIntegerRecommendedwas there an abnormal sedation response?0;1;20 = No; 1 = Yes; 2 = Unknown
toewalkerIntegerRecommendedDoes (did) the Child have Toe walker?0;1;20 = No; 1 = Yes; 2 = Unknown
toewalkerdetailsString255RecommendedIf Yes, Describe at what ages, any treatments, etc.
unusualwalkpatternIntegerRecommendedDoes (did) the Child have Unusual walking pattern?0;1;20 = No; 1 = Yes; 2 = Unknown
balanceproblemIntegerRecommendedDoes (did) the Child have Balance problem?0;1;20 = No; 1 = Yes; 2 = Unknown
coordinationproblemIntegerRecommendedDoes (did) the Child have Coordination problem/clumsy?0;1;20 = No; 1 = Yes; 2 = Unknown
hearinglossIntegerRequiredHearing Loss: Does (did) the subject have Hearing loss?
0 = No/False; 1 = Yes/True; 2 = Unknown
hearinglosstypeIntegerRecommendedIs the Child's Hearing loss Sensorineural or Conductive?1;21 = Sensorineural; 2 = Conductive
hearinglosscorrectableIntegerRecommendedIf Yes, Is the Child's Hearing loss Correctable?0;1;20 = No; 1 = Yes; 2 = Unknown
usehearingaidIntegerRecommendedIf Yes, Does the Child Uses hearing aid?0;1;20 = No; 1 = Yes; 2 = Unknown
soundsensitiveIntegerRecommendedIf Yes, Does the Child have Sound sensitivity?0;1;20 = No; 1 = Yes; 2 = Unknown
visionproblemsIntegerRecommendedVision: Does (did) the subject have Vision/eye problems?
0 = No/False; 1 = Yes/True; 2 = Unknown
visionproblemdetailString255RecommendedDetails of the vision problem
vsionproblemcorrectableIntegerRecommendedIf Yes, What the Vision/eye problems correctable?0;1;20 = No; 1 = Yes; 2 = Unknown
weareyeglassesIntegerRecommendedDoes (did) the Child wear Glasses/lenses?0;1;20 = No; 1 = Yes; 2 = Unknown
migraineheadacheIntegerRequiredDoes (did) the Child have Migraine headaches?0;1;2;9990 = No; 1 = Yes; 2 = Unknown
paintoleranceIntegerRecommendedHow is the Child's Pain Tolerance?1;2;3;41 = Very high; 2 = High; 3 = Normal; 4 = Low
seizuresIntegerRequiredDoes (did) the subject have Seizures?
0 = No; 1 = Yes; 2 = Unknown; 999 =NA/missing
seizuretypeIntegerRecommendedIf Yes, What type of seizures does the Child have?1;2;3;4;5;61 = Febrile; 2 = Myoclonic; 3 = Grand mal; 4 = Complex partial; 5 = Petit mal; 6 = Other
ctscanofbrainString10RecommendedDid the subject take a CT scan of brain?
NK = Not known
ctscanresultIntegerRecommendedDetails of MRI/CT scan result(s)1;2;31 = Normal; 2 = Abnormal; 3 = Unknown
mribrainscanString10RecommendedDid the subject take an MRI scan of brain?
NK = Not known
mriscanresultsIntegerRecommendedDetails of the brain MRI result(s)1;2;31 = Normal; 2 = Abnormal; 3 = Unknown
eegtestString10RecommendedDid the subject take a EEG exam?
NK = Not known
eegresultsIntegerRecommendedDetails of the EEG result(s)1;2;31 = Normal; 2 = Abnormal; 3 = Unknown
sweatabnormallyString6RecommendedSweat Does (did) the Child Sweat abnormally?TRUE;FALSE
sweattoolittleString6RecommendedDoes (did) the Child Sweat too little and gets overheated in the summer?TRUE;FALSE
sweattoomuchString6RecommendedDoes (did) the Child Sweat too much?TRUE;FALSE
sweatmuchcoldString6RecommendedDoes (did) the Child Sweat too much in cold weather?TRUE;FALSE
sweatmuchatnightString6RecommendedDoes (did) the Child Sweat too much at night?TRUE;FALSE
sweatmuchotherString6RecommendedDoes (did) the Child Sweat too much at other conditions?TRUE;FALSE
abnormal_salivaString6RecommendedSaliva Does (did) the Child produce abnormal amount of saliva?TRUE;FALSE
saliva_dry_mouthString6RecommendedIs (was) the abnormality Dry mouth?TRUE;FALSE
saliva_too_muchString6RecommendedIs (was) the abnormality too much saliva?TRUE;FALSE
saliva_droolsString6RecommendedIs (was) the abnormality Drools a lot?TRUE;FALSE
abnormalurinationString6RecommendedDoes (did) the Child have trouble with Urination?TRUE;FALSE
urination_toilet_trainedString6RecommendedIs the child toilet trained?TRUE;FALSE
urination_night_wettingString6RecommendedDoes the child have night-wetting issue?TRUE;FALSE
urination_retainString6RecommendedDoes the child have bladder retaining issue?TRUE;FALSE
red_handfeetString6RecommendedDoes (did) the Child have Red hands and/or feet?TRUE;FALSE
cold_handfeetString6RecommendedDoes (did) the Child have Cold or clammy hands and feet, even in normal ambient temperature?TRUE;FALSE
abnormal_vomit_swallowString6RecommendedDoes (did) the Child have trouble with Vomitting or Swallowing?TRUE;FALSE
vomitasbabyString6RecommendedDid the child vomit as a baby?TRUE;FALSE
vomitgerdString6RequiredIs the child diagnosedwith GERD?TRUE;FALSE;999
troublewithsolidString6RecommendedDoes the child have trouble with solid?TRUE;FALSE
troublewithliquidString6RecommendedDoes the child have trouble with liquid?TRUE;FALSE
trouble_swallow_otherString6RecommendedDoes the child have other swallow issues?TRUE;FALSE
hasfaintedString6RecommendedHas the Child ever fained?TRUE;FALSE
abnormal_blood_pressureString6RecommendedWas the Child diagnosed with Low Blood Pressure or "Orthostatic Hypotension"?TRUE;FALSE
decrease_heartrateString6RecommendedWas the Child diagnosed with a Hyperactive or Decreased Heart Rate?TRUE;FALSE
abnormal_breathString6RecommendedDoes (did) the Child have an Abnormal Breathing Pattern?TRUE;FALSE
gi_bellypainString6RecommendedIn the last 3 months, has the Child had Abdominal (belly) Pain?TRUE;FALSE
gi_bellypain_durationIntegerRecommendedDuration of the belly pain?1;2;3;4;51 = <3 months; 2 = 3-5 months; 3 = 6-11 months; 4 = 1 year or longer; 5 = Unsure
gi_constipationString6RecommendedIn the last 3 months, has the Child had Constipation?TRUE;FALSE
gi_constipation_durationIntegerRecommendedDuration of the constipation?1;2;3;4;51 = <3 months; 2 = 3-5 months; 3 = 6-11 months; 4 = 1 year or longer; 5 = Unsure
gi_diarrheaString6RecommendedIn the last 3 months, has the Child had Diarrhea (loose or watery stools)?TRUE;FALSE
gi_diarrhea_durationIntegerRecommendedDuration of the diarrhea?1;2;3;4;51 = <3 months; 2 = 3-5 months; 3 = 6-11 months; 4 = 1 year or longer; 5 = Unsure
gi_nauseaString6RecommendedIn the last 3 months, has the Child had Nausea?TRUE;FALSE
gi_nausea_durationIntegerRecommendedDuration of the nausea problem?1;2;3;4;51 = <3 months; 2 = 3-5 months; 3 = 6-11 months; 4 = 1 year or longer; 5 = Unsure
gi_bloatingString6RecommendedIn the last 3 months, has the Child had Bloating?TRUE;FALSE
gi_bloating_durationIntegerRecommendedDuration of the bloating problem?1;2;3;4;51 = <3 months; 2 = 3-5 months; 3 = 6-11 months; 4 = 1 year or longer; 5 = Unsure
gi_nothungryString6RecommendedIn the last 3 months, has the Child been not hungry after eating very little?TRUE;FALSE
gi_nothungry_durationIntegerRecommendedDuration of the "not hungry" problem?1;2;3;4;51 = <3 months; 2 = 3-5 months; 3 = 6-11 months; 4 = 1 year or longer; 5 = Unsure
gi_othersymptomString6RecommendedIn the last 3 months, has the Child had Other gastrointestinal (tummy) symptoms not listed?TRUE;FALSE
gi_other_duratioinIntegerRecommendedDuration of the other GI symptoms?1;2;3;4;51 = <3 months; 2 = 3-5 months; 3 = 6-11 months; 4 = 1 year or longer; 5 = Unsure
other_gi_symptom_detailString255RecommendedDesribe other GI symptoms
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
R = Right; L = Left; B = Both
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