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Edinburgh Handedness Inventory

edinburgh_hand

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Edinburgh Handedness Inventory as defined by the Phyllis Green and Randolph Cowen Institute for Pediatric Neuroscience, Child Study Centre, New York University Langone Medical Centre

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Element NameData TypeSizeRequiredDescriptionValue RangeNotesAliases
subjectkeyGUIDRequiredThe NDAR Global Unique Identifier (GUID) for research subjectNDAR*nimhid, record_id
handedness_scoreFloatRecommendedTotal Handedness computed by totalling number of responses where right hand is used and those where left hand is used and inputting to the formula right minus left dvided by right plus leftComputed by the formula (r-l)/(r+l) where r = total number of responses on the form where the participant indicated they use their right hand (even if they also use their left hand to do that action, i.e. use both hands) and l = total number of responses participant indicated left hand for (including actions participant also uses right hand for, i.e. both hands)
src_subject_idString20RequiredSubject ID how it's defined in lab/projectptid, stepid, subject_id
interview_dateDateRequiredDate on which the interview/genetic test/sampling/imaging was completed. MM/DD/YYYYRequired fieldhand_doa, handsum_doa, testdate
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.age
writingString5RecommendedHand subject uses to do named action
spr;right;spl;left;both;np;ne; oh
SPR=Strongly Prefer Right; SPL=Strongly Prefer Left; ne =not experienced; np=no preference; oh=sometimes uses other handehi_01, hand1, hand_1_writing
drawingString5RecommendedHand subject uses to do named action
spr;right;spl;left;both;np;ne; oh
SPR=Strongly Prefer Right; SPL=Strongly Prefer Left; ne =not experienced; np=no preference; oh=sometimes uses other handdraw, ehi_02, hand2, hand2l_drawing, hand2r_drawing, hand_2_drawing
throwingString5RecommendedHand subject uses to do named action
spr;right;spl;left;both;np;ne; oh
SPR=Strongly Prefer Right; SPL=Strongly Prefer Left; ne =not experienced; np=no preference; oh=sometimes uses other handehi_03, hand3, hand3l_throwing, hand3r_throwing, hand_3_throwing, throw
scissorsString5RecommendedHand subject uses to do named action
spr;right;spl;left;both;np;ne; oh
SPR=Strongly Prefer Right; SPL=Strongly Prefer Left; ne =not experienced; np=no preference; oh=sometimes uses other handehi_04, hand4, hand4l_scissors, hand4r_scissors, hand_4_scissors, scissor
combString5RecommendedHand subject uses to do named action
spr;right;spl;left;both;np;ne; oh
SPR=Strongly Prefer Right; SPL=Strongly Prefer Left; ne =not experienced; np=no preference; oh=sometimes uses other handehi_05, hand14l_comb, hand14r_comb, hand_14_comb
toothbrushString5RecommendedHand subject uses to do named action
spr;right;spl;left;both;np;ne; oh
SPR=Strongly Prefer Right; SPL=Strongly Prefer Left; ne =not experienced; np=no preference; oh=sometimes uses other handehi_06, hand5, hand5l_toothbrush, hand5r_toothbrush, hand_5_toothbrush, tooth
knife_no_forkString5RecommendedHand subject uses to do named action
spr;right;spl;left;both;np;ne; oh
SPR=Strongly Prefer Right; SPL=Strongly Prefer Left; ne =not experienced; np=no preference; oh=sometimes uses other handehi_07, hand6, hand6l_knife, hand6r_knife, hand_6_knife, knife
spoonString5RecommendedHand subject uses to do named action
spr;right;spl;left;both;np;ne; oh
SPR=Strongly Prefer Right; SPL=Strongly Prefer Left; ne =not experienced; np=no preference; oh=sometimes uses other handhand7, hand7l_spoon, hand7r_spoon, hand_7_spoon
hammerString5RecommendedHand subject uses to do named action
spr;right;spl;left;both;np;ne; oh
SPR=Strongly Prefer Right; SPL=Strongly Prefer Left; ne =not experienced; np=no preference; oh=sometimes uses other handhand13l_hammer, hand13r_hammer, hand_13_hammer
screwdriverString5RecommendedHand subject uses to do named action
spr;right;spl;left;both;np;ne; oh
SPR=Strongly Prefer Right; SPL=Strongly Prefer Left; ne =not experienced; np=no preference; oh=sometimes uses other hand
tennisString5RecommendedHand subject uses to do named action
spr;right;spl;left;both;np;ne; oh
SPR=Strongly Prefer Right; SPL=Strongly Prefer Left; ne =not experienced; np=no preference; oh=sometimes uses other hand
knife_with_forkString5RecommendedHand subject uses to do named action
spr;right;spl;left;both;np;ne; oh
SPR=Strongly Prefer Right; SPL=Strongly Prefer Left; ne =not experienced; np=no preference; oh=sometimes uses other hand
baseball_batString5RecommendedHand subject uses to do named action
spr;right;spl;left;both;np;ne; oh
SPR=Strongly Prefer Right; SPL=Strongly Prefer Left; ne =not experienced; np=no preference; oh=sometimes uses other hand
golf_clubString5RecommendedHand subject uses to do named action
spr;right;spl;left;both;np;ne; oh
SPR=Strongly Prefer Right; SPL=Strongly Prefer Left; ne =not experienced; np=no preference; oh=sometimes uses other hand
broomString5RecommendedHand subject uses to do named action
spr;right;spl;left;both;np;ne; oh
SPR=Strongly Prefer Right; SPL=Strongly Prefer Left; ne =not experienced; np=no preference; oh=sometimes uses other handehi_08, hand8, hand8l_broom, hand8r_broom, hand_8_broom
rakeString5RecommendedHand subject uses to do named action
spr;right;spl;left;both;np;ne; oh
SPR=Strongly Prefer Right; SPL=Strongly Prefer Left; ne =not experienced; np=no preference; oh=sometimes uses other hand
matchString5RecommendedHand subject uses to do named action
spr;right;spl;left;both;np;ne; oh
SPR=Strongly Prefer Right; SPL=Strongly Prefer Left; ne =not experienced; np=no preference; oh=sometimes uses other handehi_09, hand9, hand9l_match, hand9r_match, hand_9_match, strike
boxString5RecommendedHand subject uses to do named action
spr;right;spl;left;both;np;ne; oh
SPR=Strongly Prefer Right; SPL=Strongly Prefer Left; ne =not experienced; np=no preference; oh=sometimes uses other handehi_10, hand10, hand10l_box, hand10r_box, hand_10_box, open
cardsString5RecommendedHand subject uses to do named action
spr;right;spl;left;both;np;ne; oh
SPR=Strongly Prefer Right; SPL=Strongly Prefer Left; ne =not experienced; np=no preference; oh=sometimes uses other hand
needleString5RecommendedHand subject uses to do named action
spr;right;spl;left;both;np;ne; oh
SPR=Strongly Prefer Right; SPL=Strongly Prefer Left; ne =not experienced; np=no preference; oh=sometimes uses other hand
footString5RecommendedWhich foot do you prefer to kick with
spr;right;spl;left;both;np;ne; oh
SPR=Strongly Prefer Right; SPL=Strongly Prefer Left; ne =not experienced; np=no preference; oh=sometimes uses other handhand11
eyeString5RecommendedWhich eye do you use when using only one
spr;right;spl;left;both;np;ne; oh
SPR=Strongly Prefer Right; SPL=Strongly Prefer Left; ne =not experienced; np=no preference; oh=sometimes uses other handhand12
turn_on_tapString5RecommendedHand used to turn on tap water
genderString20RequiredSex of the subjectM;FM = Male; F = Female
daysconsIntegerRecommendeddays since consent
siteString100RecommendedSiteStudy Sitesite_id, siteid
ehiscoreFloatRecommendedEHI Scoreehi_res, ehi_result
edh_lftFloatRecommendedEdinburgh Handedness Number of left responsesehi_totl, hand_total_left, handsum_total_left, leftscore
edh_rgtFloatRecommendedEdinburgh Handedness Number of right responsesehi_totr, hand_total_right, handsum_total_right, rightscore
edh_bthFloatRecommendedEdinburgh Handedness Number of both responses
days_baselineIntegerRecommendedDays since baselinedayneuro
assbdicString5RecommendedAssessment PointD;14;E;24;LB;36;72;96;120; 9; B; 3; 7; 144; 168;192; CD=MTA baseline assessment; 14=MTA 14 month assessment; E=MTA early termination assessment; B = MTA Pre-Baseline Screening Assessment (579/579); 09 = MTA 9 Month Assessment (530/530); 24=MTA 24 month assessment; LB=LNCG baseline assessment; 36=MTA and LNCG 3 year assessment; 72=MTA and LNCG 6 year assessment; 96=MTA and LNCG 8 year assessment; 03 = MTA 3 Month Assessment (438/687);120=MTA and LNCG 10 year assessment; 7= 7th Grade Assessment (221/276); 144 = MTA & LNCG 12 Month Assessment (578/578); 168 = MTA & LNCG 14 Month Assessment (585/585); 192 = MTA & LNCG 16 Month Assessment (505/505); C = MTA Pre-Baseline Screening Assessment (78/78)assneuro
relationshipIntegerRecommendedRelationship of respondent to individual
1::84; -999
1 = Biological mom; 2 = Biological dad; 3 = Grandparent; 4 = Special education (sped) teacher; 5 = General education teacher; 6 = Occupational therapist; 7 = Speech and language therapist; 8 = Behavioral therapist; 9 = Paraprofessional; 10 = Aide; 11 = Principal; 12 = Administrator; 13 = Other; 14 = Content teacher; 15 = Parent center director; 16 = Self; 17=Adoptive mother; 18=Adoptive father; 19=Foster mother; 20 = Foster father; 21=Grandmother; 22=Grandfather; 23=Step-mother; 24 = Step-father; 25=Aunt; 26=Uncle; 27=Missing Data; 28=Both parents;31= Grandmother from mother side; 32= Grandfather from mother side; 33= Grandmother from father side; 34= Grandfather from father side; 36= Brother; 37= Sister; 38= Cousin; 39= female caregiver; 40=male caregiver; 41=Female child; 42=Male child; 43=Spouse/Mate; 44=Friend; 45=Parent; 46=Significant other; 47=Sibling; 48=Son/Daughter; 49=Son-in-law/Daughter-in law; 50=Other Relative; 51=Paid caregiver; 52=Friends; 90= Other, specify; -999= Missing; 53=Roommate; 54=Supervisor; 55=mother's boyfriend; 56=other parental figure; 57=Summary; 58=counselor ; 59 = other female relative; 60 = other male relative; 61 = non-relative ; ;62=Maternal Aunt; 63=Maternal Uncle; 64=Maternal Cousin; 65 = Paternal Aunt; 66=Paternal Uncle; 67=Paternal Cousin ;68=Biological/Adoptive Mother and Grandmother; 69=Biological/Adoptive Mother and Stepmother and Grandmother; 70=Biological/Adoptive Mother and Grandmother and Foster Father; 71=Biological/Adoptive Mother and Stepmother and Foster Mother; 72=Biological/Adoptive Mother and Foster Mother; 73=Biological/Adoptive Mother and Biological/Adoptive Father; 74=Biological/Adoptive Mother and Stepmother and Biological/Adoptive Father; 75=Biological/Adoptive Mother and Other; 76=Biological/Adoptive Mother and Stepmother and Stepfather; 77=Biological/Adoptive Mother and Stepfather; 78=Biological/Adoptive Mother and Grandfather; 79=Biological/Adoptive Mother and Stepmother and Foster Father; 80=Biological/Adoptive Mother and Stepmother; 81=Guardian, female; 82=Other female; 83=Guardian, male; 84=Other male; 85=Other/Grandparent/Nannyrelneuro
actbdicIntegerRecommendedActive status0::50=Inactive-Data collected after the 14 month treatment phase/after early termination from treatment phase/prior to treatment phase; 1=Active-Data collected during the 14 month treatment phase while subject received originally assigned treatment regardless of degree of compliance; 2=Active-This is the last active assessment for subjects who were about to violate treatment arm by receiving alternate treatment; 3=Active-This is the last active assessment for subjects who were about to leave the study by moving away;4=Yes, Active; 5=No, Not Activeactneuro
sjtypIntegerRecommendedSubject type1;21=MTA randomized trial subject; 2=Local normative comparison group (LNCG) subject
ehi_11String5RecommendedWhich foot do you prefer to kick with?
spr;right;spl;left;both;np;ne
SPR=Strongly Prefer Right; SPL=Strongly Prefer Left; ne =not experienced; np=no preference
ehi_12String5RecommendedWhich eye do you use when using only one?
spr;right;spl;left;both;np;ne
SPR=Strongly Prefer Right; SPL=Strongly Prefer Left; ne =not experienced; np=no preference
subject_descriptionString4,000RecommendedSubject related information (e.g the affection, phenotype, disease information, etc.).
studyString100RecommendedStudy
weekFloatRecommendedWeek in level/study99=week 10-week 14
ehi_cumuFloatRecommendedCumulative total
ehi_diffFloatRecommendedDifference
ehi_intFloatRecommendedInterpretation
visitString50RecommendedVisit nameCharacter description of each type of visit
handsum_score_rangeString100RecommendedThe value you provided is outside the suggested range. (0 - 15). This value is admissible, but you may wish to verify
handedness_score_lqFloatRecommendedLaterality quotient (LQ)= (R-L)/(R+L)computed by totaling number of responses where right hand is used and those where left hand is used and inputting to the formula right minus left divided by right plus lefthand_laterality_quotient, handscore, handsum_laterality_quotient
doa_futdtString20RecommendedFuture date entered (Assessment)handsum_doa_futdt
dodeString10RecommendedDate of Data Entryhand_dode, handsum_dode
dode_futdtString20RecommendedFuture date entered (Data Entry)handsum_dode_futdt
form_completedIntegerRecommendedWas the form completed?1;21=Yes; 2=Nohand_form_complete, handsum_form_complete
form_explainIntegerRecommendedWhy was this form not completed?86::9999=Participant unable to complete due to cognitive impairment; 98=Participant unable to complete due to physical impairment; 97=Participant refused to begin/finish; 96=Participant completed but with less than best effort; 95=Participant unable to be contacted; 94=Participant deceased; 93=Participant withdrew consent; 92=Time constraints; 91=Rater forgot to administer; 90=Missed appointment; 89=Participant was terminated from study; 88=Other;87 = Not Done (reason unspecified); 86 = Not Applicablehand_explain, handsum_explain
other_reason_ncString100RecommendedOther reason form was not completedhand_other_reason_nc, handsum_other_reason_nc
assessment_completeIntegerRecommendedComplete?0::20=Incomplete; 1=Unverified; 2=Completeedinburgh_hand_dominance_questionnaire_summary
commentsString4,000RecommendedComments about assessmenthand_notes, handsum_notes
hand_11_mouseString5RecommendedHolding a Computer Mouse
spr;right;spl;left;both;np;ne; oh
SPR=Strongly Prefer Right; SPL=Strongly Prefer Left; ne =not experienced; np=no preference; oh=sometimes uses other handhand11l_mouse, hand11r_mouse
hand_12_unlockString5RecommendedUsing a Key to Unlock a Door
spr;right;spl;left;both;np;ne; oh
SPR=Strongly Prefer Right; SPL=Strongly Prefer Left; ne =not experienced; np=no preference; oh=sometimes uses other handhand12l_unlock, hand12r_unlock
hand_15_drinkString5RecommendedHolding a Cup while Drinking
spr;right;spl;left;both;np;ne; oh
SPR=Strongly Prefer Right; SPL=Strongly Prefer Left; ne =not experienced; np=no preference; oh=sometimes uses other handhand15l_drink, hand15r_drink
ehi_restxtString100RecommendedEHI test results
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