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Life Events Survey



A Life Events Survey as defined by Sally Rogers' lab at UC, Davis

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Element NameData TypeSizeRequiredDescriptionValue RangeNotesAliases
subjectkeyGUIDRequiredThe NDAR Global Unique Identifier (GUID) for research subjectNDAR*
src_subject_idString20RequiredSubject ID how it's defined in lab/projectcase_id, id
interview_dateDateRequiredDate on which the interview/genetic test/sampling/imaging was completed. MM/DD/YYYYRequired fieldAddate
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.ADagemos, bslage
interview_chrono_ageIntegerRecommendedInterview Chronological Age0 :: 1200
interview_adj_ageIntegerRecommendedInterview Adjusted Age0 :: 1200
genderString20RequiredSex of the subjectM;FM = Male; F = FemaleSEX
comments_miscString4,000RecommendedMiscellaneous comments on study, interview, methodology relevant to this form data
Mother;Father;Both; Child; Other; Parent
le1oc01String20Recommended1. Major change in sleeping habits (much more or mNA;Good;Bad;missingNA = Not applicable
le1oc02String20Recommended2. Major change in eating habits (much more or mucNA;Good;Bad;missingNA = Not applicable
le1oc03String20Recommended3. PregnancyNA;Good;Bad;missingNA = Not applicable
le1oc04String20Recommended4. AbortionNA;Good;Bad;missingNA = Not applicable
le1oc05String20Recommended5. Major personal illness or injuryNA;Good;Bad;missingNA = Not applicable
le1oc06String20Recommended6. Outstanding personal achievementNA;Good;Bad;missingNA = Not applicable
le1oc07String20Recommended7. Change in residenceNA;Good;Bad;missingNA = Not applicable
le1oc08String20Recommended8. Major change in living conditions (new home, reNA;Good;Bad;missingNA = Not applicablelife1ex
le1oc09String20Recommended9. Detained in jail or other institutionNA;Good;Bad;missingNA = Not applicable
le1oc10String20Recommended10. Partner in jail or other institutionNA;Good;Bad;missingNA = Not applicable
le1oc11String20Recommended11. Major change in financial status (a lot betterNA;Good;Bad;missingNA = Not applicable
le1oc12String20Recommended12. Foreclosure on mortgage or loanNA;Good;Bad;missingNA = Not applicable
le1oc13String20Recommended13. Borrowing more than $10,000 (buying a home, buNA;Good;Bad;missingNA = Not applicable
le1oc14String20Recommended14. Borrowing less than $10,000 (buying a car, TV,NA;Good;Bad;missingNA = Not applicable
le1oc15String20Recommended15. New jobNA;Good;Bad;missingNA = Not applicable
le1oc16String20Recommended16. Changes in work situation (different responsibNA;Good;Bad;missingNA = Not applicable
le1oc17String20Recommended17. Trouble with employerNA;Good;Bad;missingNA = Not applicable
le1oc18String20Recommended18. Being tired from jobNA;Good;Bad;missingNA = Not applicable
le1oc19String20Recommended19. Retirement from workNA;Good;Bad;missingNA = Not applicable
le1oc20String20Recommended20. EngagementNA;Good;Bad;missingNA = Not applicable
le1oc21String20Recommended21. MarriageNA;Good;Bad;missingNA = Not applicable
le1oc22String20Recommended22. Sexual difficultiesNA;Good;Bad;missingNA = Not applicable
le1oc23String20Recommended23. Major change in number of arguments (many moreNA;Good;Bad;missingNA = Not applicable
le1oc24String20Recommended24. Breaking up with boyfriendNA;Good;Bad;missingNA = Not applicable
le1oc25String20Recommended25. Separation from spouse (due to work, travel, eNA;Good;Bad;missingNA = Not applicable
le1oc26String20Recommended26. Separation from spouse (due to conflict)NA;Good;Bad;missingNA = Not applicable
le1oc27String20Recommended27. Reconciliation with boyfriendNA;Good;Bad;missingNA = Not applicable
le1oc28String20Recommended28. Reconciliation with husbandNA;Good;Bad;missingNA = Not applicable
le1oc29String20Recommended29. Change in husband/partner's work (new lob. newNA;Good;Bad;missingNA = Not applicable
le1oc30String20Recommended30. DivorceNA;Good;Bad;missingNA = Not applicable
le1oc31String20Recommended31. Death of husbandNA;Good;Bad;missingNA = Not applicable
le1oc32String20Recommended32. Major change in closeness of familyNA;Good;Bad;missingNA = Not applicable
le1oc33String20Recommended33. Trouble with in-lawsNA;Good;Bad;missingNA = Not applicable
le1oc34String20Recommended34. Gaining a new family member (through birth, adNA;Good;Bad;missingNA = Not applicable
le1oc35String20Recommended35. Son or daughter leaving home (school. marriageNA;Good;Bad;missingNA = Not applicable
le1oc36String20Recommended36. Leaving home for the first time yourselfNA;Good;Bad;missingNA = Not applicable
le1oc37aString20Recommended37a. Serious illness or injury of FatherNA;Good;Bad;missingNA = Not applicable
le1oc37bString20Recommended37b. Serious illness or injury of MotherNA;Good;Bad;missingNA = Not applicable
le1oc37cString20Recommended37c. Serious illness or injury of SisterNA;Good;Bad;missingNA = Not applicable
le1oc37dString20Recommended37d. Serious illness or injury of BrotherNA;Good;Bad;missingNA = Not applicable
le1oc37eString20Recommended37e. Serious illness or injury of GrandfatherNA;Good;Bad;missingNA = Not applicable
le1oc37fString20Recommended37f. Serious illness or injury of GrandmotherNA;Good;Bad;missingNA = Not applicable
le1oc37gString20Recommended37g. Serious illness or injury of HusbandNA;Good;Bad;missingNA = Not applicable
le1oc37hString20Recommended37h. Serious illness or injury of Other (specify)NA;Good;Bad;missingNA = Not applicable
le1oc38aString20Recommended38a. Death of FatherNA;Good;Bad;missingNA = Not applicable
le1oc38bString20Recommended38b. Death of MotherNA;Good;Bad;missingNA = Not applicable
le1oc38cString20Recommended38c. Death of SisterNA;Good;Bad;missingNA = Not applicable
le1oc38dString20Recommended38d. Death of BrotherNA;Good;Bad;missingNA = Not applicable
le1oc38eString20Recommended38e. Death of GrandfatherNA;Good;Bad;missingNA = Not applicable
le1oc38fString20Recommended38f. Death of GrandmotherNA;Good;Bad;missingNA = Not applicable
le1oc38gString20Recommended38g. Death of HusbandNA;Good;Bad;missingNA = Not applicable
le1oc38hString20Recommended38h. Death of Other (specify)NA;Good;Bad;missingNA = Not applicable
le1oc39String20Recommended39. Serious injury or illness of a close friendNA;Good;Bad;missingNA = Not applicable
le1oc40String20Recommended40. Death of a close friendNA;Good;Bad;missingNA = Not applicable
le1oc41String20Recommended41. Minor law violations (like traffic violations)NA;Good;Bad;missingNA = Not applicable
le1oc42String20Recommended42. Major change in usual type and/or amount of reNA;Good;Bad;missingNA = Not applicable
le1oc43String20Recommended43. Major change in social activities (kind or amoNA;Good;Bad;missingNA = Not applicable
le1oc44String20Recommended44. Major change In church activities (Increased oNA;Good;Bad;missingNA = Not applicable
le1oc45String20Recommended45. End of formal schoolingNA;Good;Bad;missingNA = Not applicable
le1oc46aString20Recommended46a. Other experience #1NA;Good;Bad;missingNA = Not applicableLE1OC46Aspec
le1oc46bString20Recommended46b. Other experience #2NA;Good;Bad;missingNA = Not applicableLE1OC46Bspec
le1oc46cString20Recommended46c. Other experience #3NA;Good;Bad;missingNA = Not applicableLE1OC46Cspec
le1ef01String20Recommended1. Major change in sleeping habits (much more or m (Effect)None;Some;Moderate;Great;Missing
le1ef02String20Recommended2. Major change in eating habits (much more or muc (Effect)None;Some;Moderate;Great;Missing
le1ef03String20Recommended3. Pregnancy (Effect)None;Some;Moderate;Great;Missing
le1ef04String20Recommended4. Abortion (Effect)None;Some;Moderate;Great;Missing
le1ef05String20Recommended5. Major personal illness or injury (Effect)None;Some;Moderate;Great;Missing
le1ef06String20Recommended6. Outstanding personal achievement (Effect)None;Some;Moderate;Great;Missing
le1ef07String20Recommended7. Change in residence (Effect)None;Some;Moderate;Great;Missinglife1af
le1ef08String20Recommended8. Major change in living conditions (new home, re (Effect)None;Some;Moderate;Great;Missing
le1ef09String20Recommended9. Detained in jail or other institution (Effect)None;Some;Moderate;Great;Missing
le1ef10String20Recommended10. Partner in jail or other institution (Effect)None;Some;Moderate;Great;Missing
le1ef11String20Recommended11. Major change in financial status (a lot better (Effect)None;Some;Moderate;Great;Missing
le1ef12String20Recommended12. Foreclosure on mortgage or loan (Effect)None;Some;Moderate;Great;Missing
le1ef13String20Recommended13. Borrowing more than $10,000 (buying a home, bu (Effect)None;Some;Moderate;Great;Missing
le1ef14String20Recommended14. Borrowing less than $10,000 (buying a car, TV, (Effect)None;Some;Moderate;Great;Missing
le1ef15String20Recommended15. New job (Effect)None;Some;Moderate;Great;Missing
le1ef16String20Recommended16. Changes in work situation (different responsib (Effect)None;Some;Moderate;Great;Missing
le1ef17String20Recommended17. Trouble with employer (Effect)None;Some;Moderate;Great;Missing
le1ef18String20Recommended18. Being tired from job (Effect)None;Some;Moderate;Great;Missing
le1ef19String20Recommended19. Retirement from work (Effect)None;Some;Moderate;Great;Missing
le1ef20String20Recommended20. Engagement (Effect)None;Some;Moderate;Great;Missing
le1ef21String20Recommended21. Marriage (Effect)None;Some;Moderate;Great;Missing
le1ef22String20Recommended22. Sexual difficulties (Effect)None;Some;Moderate;Great;Missing
le1ef23String20Recommended23. Major change in number of arguments (many more (Effect)None;Some;Moderate;Great;Missing
le1ef24String20Recommended24. Breaking up with boyfriend (Effect)None;Some;Moderate;Great;Missing
le1ef25String20Recommended25. Separation from spouse (due to work, travel, e (Effect)None;Some;Moderate;Great;Missing
le1ef26String20Recommended26. Separation from spouse (due to conflict) (Effect)None;Some;Moderate;Great;Missing
le1ef27String20Recommended27. Reconciliation with boyfriend (Effect)None;Some;Moderate;Great;Missing
le1ef28String20Recommended28. Reconciliation with husband (Effect)None;Some;Moderate;Great;Missing
le1ef29String20Recommended29. Change in husband/partner's work (new lob. New (Effect)None;Some;Moderate;Great;Missing
le1ef30String20Recommended30. Divorce (Effect)None;Some;Moderate;Great;Missing
le1ef31String20Recommended31. Death of husband (Effect)None;Some;Moderate;Great;Missing
le1ef32String20Recommended32. Major change in closeness of family (Effect)None;Some;Moderate;Great;Missing
le1ef33String20Recommended33. Trouble with in-laws (Effect)None;Some;Moderate;Great;Missing
le1ef34String20Recommended34. Gaining a new family member (through birth, ad (Effect)None;Some;Moderate;Great;Missing
le1ef35String20Recommended35. Son or daughter leaving home (school. Marriage (Effect)None;Some;Moderate;Great;Missing
le1ef36String20Recommended36. Leaving home for the first time yourself (Effect)None;Some;Moderate;Great;Missing
le1ef37aString20Recommended37a. Serious illness or injury of Father (Effect)None;Some;Moderate;Great;Missing
le1ef37bString20Recommended37b. Serious illness or injury of Mother (Effect)None;Some;Moderate;Great;Missing
le1ef37cString20Recommended37c. Serious illness or injury of Sister (Effect)None;Some;Moderate;Great;Missing
le1ef37dString20Recommended37d. Serious illness or injury of Brother (Effect)None;Some;Moderate;Great;Missing
le1ef37eString20Recommended37e. Serious illness or injury of Grandfather (Effect)None;Some;Moderate;Great;Missing
le1ef37fString20Recommended37f. Serious illness or injury of Grandmother (Effect)None;Some;Moderate;Great;Missing
le1ef37gString20Recommended37g. Serious illness or injury of Husband (Effect)None;Some;Moderate;Great;Missing
le1ef37hString20Recommended37h. Serious illness or injury of Other (specify) (Effect)None;Some;Moderate;Great;Missing
le1ef38aString20Recommended38a. Death of Father (Effect)None;Some;Moderate;Great;Missing
le1ef38bString20Recommended38b. Death of Mother (Effect)None;Some;Moderate;Great;Missing
le1ef38cString20Recommended38c. Death of Sister (Effect)None;Some;Moderate;Great;Missing
le1ef38dString20Recommended38d. Death of Brother (Effect)None;Some;Moderate;Great;Missing
le1ef38eString20Recommended38e. Death of Grandfather (Effect)None;Some;Moderate;Great;Missing
le1ef38fString20Recommended38f. Death of Grandmother (Effect)None;Some;Moderate;Great;Missing
le1ef38gString20Recommended38g. Death of Husband (Effect)None;Some;Moderate;Great;Missing
le1ef38hString20Recommended38h. Death of Other (specify) (Effect)None;Some;Moderate;Great;Missing
le1ef39String20Recommended39. Serious injury or illness of a close friend (Effect)None;Some;Moderate;Great;Missing
le1ef40String20Recommended40. Death of a close friend (Effect)None;Some;Moderate;Great;Missing
le1ef41String20Recommended41. Minor law violations (like traffic violations) (Effect)None;Some;Moderate;Great;Missing
le1ef42String20Recommended42. Major change in usual type and/or amount of re (Effect)None;Some;Moderate;Great;Missing
le1ef43String20Recommended43. Major change in social activities (kind or amo (Effect)None;Some;Moderate;Great;Missing
le1ef44String20Recommended44. Major change In church activities (Increased o (Effect)None;Some;Moderate;Great;Missing
le1ef45String20Recommended45. End of formal schooling (Effect)None;Some;Moderate;Great;Missing
le1ef46aString20Recommended46a. Other experience #1 (Effect)None;Some;Moderate;Great;Missing
le1ef46bString20Recommended46b. Other experience #2 (Effect)None;Some;Moderate;Great;Missing
le1ef46cString20Recommended46c. Other experience #3 (Effect)None;Some;Moderate;Great;Missing
leoc46aspecString50Recommendedspecify other experience #1
leoc46bspecString50Recommendedspecify other experience #2
leoc46cspecString50Recommendedspecify other experience #3
days_baselineIntegerRecommendedDays since baselinebsldays, daylife
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)asslife
relationshipString255RecommendedRelationship of respondent to individual
1;2;3;4;5;6;7;8;9;10;11;12;13;14;15;16;17;18;19;20;21;22;23;24;25;26;27;28;29;30;31;32;33;34;35;36;37;38;39;40;41;42;43;44;45;46;47;48;49;50;51;52;53;54;55;56;57;58;59;60;61;62;63;64;65;66;67;68;69;70;71;72;73;74;75;76;77;78;79;80;81;82;83;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 maleinfrmnt2, rellife
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 Activeactlife
siteString100RecommendedSiteStudy Sitesite_no, sitenum
sjtypIntegerRecommendedSubject type1;21=MTA randomized trial subject; 2=Local normative comparison group (LNCG) subject
life1IntegerRecommendedChild move to new home?1;21=No; 2=Yes
life2IntegerRecommendedChild change schools?1;21=No; 2=Yes
life2exIntegerRecommendedChange schools good or bad?1;21=Bad; 2=Good
life2afIntegerRecommendedChange schools effect1::31=None; 2=Some; 3=Great
life3IntegerRecommendedNew sibling?1;21=No; 2=Yes
life3exIntegerRecommendedNew sibling good or bad?1;21=Bad; 2=Good
life3afIntegerRecommendedNew sibling effect1::31=None; 2=Some; 3=Great
life4IntegerRecommendedNew step parent?1;21=No; 2=Yesitem6
life4exIntegerRecommendedNew step parent good or bad?1;21=Bad; 2=Good
life4afIntegerRecommendedNew step parent effect1::31=None; 2=Some; 3=Great
life5IntegerRecommendedWitness/victim of crime or assault?1;21=No; 2=Yes
life5afIntegerRecommendedWitness/victim of crime or assault effect1::31=None; 2=Some; 3=Great
life6IntegerRecommendedLoss of pet?1;21=No; 2=Yes
life6afIntegerRecommendedLoss of pet effect1::31=None; 2=Some; 3=Great
life7IntegerRecommendedParent lose job?1;21=No; 2=Yesitem31
life7afIntegerRecommendedParent lose job effect1::31=None; 2=Some; 3=Great
life8IntegerRecommendedDeath of family member?1;21=No; 2=Yes
life8afIntegerRecommendedDeath of family member effect1::31=None; 2=Some; 3=Great
life9IntegerRecommendedDivorce of parents?1;21=No; 2=Yesitem5
life9afIntegerRecommendedDivorce of parents effect1::31=None; 2=Some; 3=Great
nmevIntegerRecommendedTotal number of events
nmevposIntegerRecommendedTotal number of positive events
nmevnegIntegerRecommendedTotal number of negative events
negaffxFloatRecommendedNegative effect on childs life means score
trt_grpString10RecommendedTreatment Group Assignment1;1AO;1CT;2;31=Group 1 first 8 weeks; 1AO=Group 1 8 week add on; 1CT=Group 1 8 week cross taper; 2=Group 2; 3=Group 3
etypeString10RecommendedRating PeriodBSL;WK1;WK2;WK3;WK4;WK5;WK6;WK7;WK8;WK9;WK10;WK11;WK12;WK13;WK14;WK15;WK16BSL=Baseline; WK1-WK16=Weeks 1-16
respond_detail_oth_specString255RecommendedRespondent detailsinformnt
item1IntegerRecommendedBirth of full or half sibling or pregnancy of parent/parent surrogate1;21=no;2=yes
item2IntegerRecommendedPregnancy loss of parent/parent surrogate1;21=no;2=yes
item3IntegerRecommendedSibling leaves home (marriage;military school;etc)1;21=no;2=yes
item4IntegerRecommendedSibling removed from home (foster/residential placement)1;21=no;2=yes
item7IntegerRecommendedGained an immediate family member (relative moved in)1;21=no;2=yes
item8IntegerRecommendedDeath of biological parent1;21=no;2=yes
item9IntegerRecommendedDeath of parent surrogate1;21=no;2=yes
item10IntegerRecommendedDeath of sibling1;21=no;2=yes
item11IntegerRecommendedDeath of close relative1;21=no;2=yes
item12IntegerRecommendedDeath of close friend (illness)1;21=no;2=yes
item13IntegerRecommendedLoss of close friend/relative (other than death)1;21=no;2=yes
item14IntegerRecommendedLoss of close friend/relative (other than death) parent1;21=no;2=yes
item15IntegerRecommendedIllness requiring medical hospitalization1;21=no;2=yes
item16IntegerRecommendedIllness of parents/surrogate requiring medical hospitalization1;21=no;2=yes
item17IntegerRecommendedIllness of close family member requiring medical hospitalization1;21=no;2=yes
item18IntegerRecommendedOutpatient therapy1;21=no;2=yes
item19IntegerRecommendedOutpatient therapy for parent/surrogate1;21=no;2=yes
item20IntegerRecommendedOutpatient therapy for close family member1;21=no;2=yes
item21IntegerRecommendedPsychiatric hospitalization1;21=no;2=yes
item22IntegerRecommendedPsychiatric hospitalization of parent/surrogate1;21=no;2=yes
item23IntegerRecommendedPsychiatric hospitalization of close family member1;21=no;2=yes
item24IntegerRecommendedOnset of psychiatric illness of close family member1;21=no;2=yes
item25IntegerRecommendedLegal problems1;21=no;2=yes
item26IntegerRecommendedLegal problems of parent/surrogate1;21=no;2=yes
item27IntegerRecommendedProperty damage to parent/surrogate's home1;21=no;2=yes
item28IntegerRecommendedPenal incarceration of parent/surrogate1;21=no;2=yes
item29IntegerRecommendedPenal incarceration of other close family member1;21=no;2=yes
item30IntegerRecommendedChange in job status of parent/surrogate (only for promotion/demotion within same work setting)1;21=no;2=yes
item32IntegerRecommendedParent/surrogate unemployed1;21=no;2=yes
item33IntegerRecommendedParent/surrogate establishes own business1;21=no;2=yes
item34IntegerRecommendedParent/surrogate started an extra job or jobs1;21=no;2=yes
item35IntegerRecommendedIncome increased a great deal (more than 25%)1;21=no;2=yes
item36IntegerRecommendedIncome decreased a great deal (more than 25%)1;21=no;2=yes
item37IntegerRecommendedDifficulty meeting expenses1;21=no;2=yes
item38IntegerRecommendedChange in residence1;21=no;2=yes
item39IntegerRecommendedChange in school placement1;21=no;2=yes
item40IntegerRecommendedSchool failure/occupational failure1;21=no;2=yes
item41IntegerRecommendedSerious discipline problem home/school1;21=no;2=yes
item42IntegerRecommendedSuspension from school1;21=no;2=yes
item43IntegerRecommendedPlaced in foster/residential care1;21=no;2=yes
item44IntegerRecommendedChange in acceptance by peers1;21=no;2=yes
item45IntegerRecommendedSignificant conflict with peers1;21=no;2=yes
item46IntegerRecommendedSignificant conflict with boyfriend/girlfriend1;21=no;2=yes
item47IntegerRecommendedRejection by boyfriend/girlfriend1;21=no;2=yes
item48IntegerRecommendedSignificant increase in arguing with parent/surrogate1;21=no;2=yes
item49IntegerRecommendedSignificant increase in arguing with siblings1;21=no;2=yes
item50IntegerRecommendedSignificant increase in arguing between parents/surrogates1;21=no;2=yes
item51IntegerRecommendedPhysical violence between parents/surrogates1;21=no;2=yes
item52IntegerRecommendedPhysical violence with parents/surrogates1;21=no;2=yes
item53IntegerRecommendedSignificant conflict between parent/surrogate and extended family1;21=no;2=yes
item54IntegerRecommendedSexual abuse by non-parent1;21=no;2=yes
item55IntegerRecommendedSexual abuse by parent/surrogate1;21=no;2=yes
item56IntegerRecommendedParent/surrogate uses alcohol or drugs excessively1;21=no;2=yes
item57IntegerRecommendedUsing drugs or alcohol excessively1;21=no;2=yes
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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: life_events01 and Element:
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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.