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The Filter Cart provides a powerful way to query and access data for which you may be interested.  

A few points related to the filter cart are important to understand with the NDA Query/Filter implementation: 

First, the filter cart is populated asyncronously.  So, when you run a query, it may take a moment to populate but this will happen in the background so you can define other queries during this time.  

When you are adding your first filter, all data associated with your query will be added to the filter cart (whether it be a collection, a concept, a study, a data structure/elment or subjects). Not all data structures or collections will necessarily be displayed.  For example, if you select the NDA imaging structure image03, and further restrict that query to scan_type fMRI, only fMRI images will appear and only the image03 structure will be shown.  To see other data structures, select "Find All Subject Data" which will query all data for those subjects. When a secord or third filter is applied, an AND condition is used.  A subject must exist in all filters.  If the subject does not appear in any one filter, that subjects data will not be included in your filter cart. If that happens, clear your filter cart, and start over.  

It is best to package more data than you need and access those data using other tools, independent of the NDA (e.g. miNDAR snapshot), to limit the data selected.  If you have any questions on data access, are interested in using avaialble web services, or need help accessing data, please contact us for assistance.  

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ABCD Parent Pubertal Development Scale and Menstrual Cycle Survey History (PDMS)



Pubertal stage and menstrual phase (for postmenarcheal girls) - parent survey

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Element NameData TypeSizeRequiredConditionDescriptionValue RangeNotesAliases
subjectkeyGUIDRequiredThe NDAR Global Unique Identifier (GUID) for research subjectNDAR*
src_subject_idString20RequiredSubject ID how it's defined in lab/project
interview_dateDateRequiredDate on which the interview/genetic test/sampling/imaging/biospecimen was completed. MM/DD/YYYYRequired field
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
eventnameString60RequiredThe event name for which the data was collected
pds_select_language___1IntegerRecommended¿Español? (1, Sí)0 ; 10 = No; 1 = Yespubertdev_select_language_p
pubertal_sex_pIntegerRecommendedWhat sex was your child assigned at birth? ¿Qué sexo le fue asignado a su niño(a) al nacer?1 ; 21 = Male Masculino; 2 = Female Femeninopubertdev_sex_p
pds_1_pIntegerRecommendedWould you say that your child's growth in height: Con respecto a la estatura de su niño(a), ¿diría usted que...?1 ; 2 ; 3 ; 4 ; 9991 = has not yet begun to spurt Aún no ha empezado a crecer.; 2 = has barely started Apenas ha empezado a crecer.; 3 = is definitely underway Definitivamente está creciendo.; 4 = seems complete Parece haber terminado de crecer.; 999 = I don't know No sépubertdev_1_p
pds_2_pIntegerRecommendedAnd how about the growth of your child's body hair ("body hair" means hair any place other than their head, such as under their arms)? Would you say that your child's body hair growth: ¿Y qué diría del crecimiento del vello corporal de su niño(a) ("vello corporal" se refiere al vello que crece en cualquier parte del cuerpo que no sea el pelo de la cabeza, como en las axilas)?¿Diría usted que el vello corporal de su niño(a)...?1 ; 2 ; 3 ; 4 ; 9991 = has not yet begun to grow Aún no le ha empezado a salir.; 2 = has barely started to grow Apenas le está empezando a salir.; 3 = is definitely underway Definitivamente ya le está saliendo.; 4 = seems complete Parece haber terminado de salir.; 999 = I don't know No sépubertdev_2_p
pds_3_pIntegerRecommendedHave you noticed any changes to their skin, especially pimples? ¿Ha notado cambios en la piel de su niño(a), particularmente acné, granos o espinillas?1 ; 2 ; 3 ; 4 ; 9991 = skin has not yet started changing Su piel aún no ha empezado a mostrar cambios.; 2 = skin has barely started changing Su piel apenas ha empezado a mostrar cambios.; 3 = skin changes are definitely underway Definitivamente ya están ocurriendo cambios en su piel.; 4 = skin changes seem complete Parece haber terminado de cambiarle la piel.; 999 = I don't know No sépubertdev_3_p
pds_m5_pIntegerRecommended pubertal_sex_p == 1Has he begun to grow hair on his face? ¿A su niño le ha empezado a crecer vello en la cara?1 ; 2 ; 3 ; 4 ; 9991 = facial hair has not yet started growing Aún no le ha empezado a salir vello facial.; 2 = facial hair has barely started growing Apenas le ha empezado a salir vello facial.; 3 = facial hair has definitely started Definitivamente ya le ha empezado a salir vello facial.; 4 = facial growth seems complete Ya parece haber terminado de salirle el vello facial.; 999 = I don't know No sépubertdev_m5_p
pds_m4_pIntegerRecommended pubertal_sex_p == 1Have you noticed a deepening of his voice? ¿Ha notado que la voz de su niño se ha vuelto más profunda?1 ; 2 ; 3 ; 4 ; 9991 = voice has not yet started changing Su voz aún no ha empezado a cambiar.; 2 = voice has barely started changing Su voz apenas ha empezado a cambiar.; 3 = voice changes are definitely underway Definitivamente ya están ocurriendo cambios en su voz.; 4 = voice changes seem complete Parece haber terminado de cambiar su voz.; 999 = I don't know No sépubertdev_m4_p
pds_f4_pIntegerRecommended pubertal_sex_p == 2Have you noticed that your child's breasts have begun to grow? ¿Ha notado que los senos de su niña han empezado a crecer?1 ; 2 ; 3 ; 4 ; 9991 = have not yet started growing Aún no le han empezado a crecer.; 2 = have barely started growing Apenas le han empezado a crecer.; 3 = breast growth is definitely underway Definitivamente ya le están creciendo los senos.; 4 = breast growth seems complete Sus senos ya parecen haber terminado de crecer.; 999 = I don't know No sépubertdev_f4_p
pds_f5b_pIntegerRecommended pubertal_sex_p == 2Has she begun to menstruate? ¿Su niña ya ha empezado a menstruar (a tener su periodo)?4 ; 1 ; 9994 = Yes Sí; 1 = No No; 999 = I don't know No sépubertdev_f5b_p
pds_f6_pString30Recommended pds_f5b_p == 4 && isNull(pds_f6_p_dk)How old was she when she started to menstruate? ¿Qué edad tenía su niña cuando empezó a menstruar?If you don't know, please choose "don't know" in what follows below Si no sabe, por favor escoja "no se" en lo que sigue abajopubertdev_f6_p
pds_f6_p_dkIntegerRecommended pds_f5b_p == 4 && isNull(pds_f6_p)Don't know No lo sé999999 = Don't know No lo sépubertdev_f6_dk_p
menstrualcycle1_pString30Recommended pds_f5b_p == 4What was the date of the first day of your daughter's last period? ¿Cuál fue la fecha del primer día del último periodo de su niña?menstrual_1_p
menstrualcycle2_pString30Recommended pds_f5b_p == 4 && isNull(menstrualcycle2_p_dk)On average, how many days are there between the first day of her period and the first day of her next period? (e.g., 30 days) En promedio, ¿cuántos días pasan entre el primer día del periodo de ella y el primer día de su siguiente periodo (p. ej., 30 días)?If you don't know, please choose "don't know" in what follows below Si no sabe, por favor escoja "no se" en lo que sigue abajomenstrual_2_p
menstrualcycle2_p_dkIntegerRecommended pds_f5b_p == 4 && isNull(menstrualcycle2_p)Don't know No lo sé999999 = Don't know No lo sémenstrual_2_p_dk
menstrualcycle3_pIntegerRecommended pds_f5b_p == 4Is her menstrual cycle regular? ¿El ciclo menstrual de ella es regular?1 ; 0 ; 9991 = Yes Sí; 0 = No No; 999 = Don't know No sémenstrual_3_p
menstrualcycle4_pIntegerRecommended pds_f5b_p == 4Is she currently using hormonal birth control (e.g. the pill, hormone patch, hormone injection)? ¿Actualmente ella utiliza anticonceptivos hormonales (p. ej., píldora anticonceptiva, parche hormonal o inyección hormonal)?1 ; 0 ; 9991 = Yes Sí; 0 = No No; 999 = Don't know No sémenstrual_4_p
menstrualcycle5_pIntegerRecommended pds_f5b_p == 4Does she experience premenstrual irritability, fatigue, tearfulness, etc., which start before her period and stop within a few days of bleeding? ¿Presenta ella síntomas premenstruales, como irritabilidad, fatiga, propensión al llanto, etc., que comienzan antes de su periodo y desaparecen en los primeros días de sangrado?1 ; 2 ; 3 ; 4 ; 9991 = Not at all Para nada; 2 = Mild Leves; 3 = Moderate Moderados; 4 = Severe Graves; 999 = Don't know No sémenstrual_5_p
menstrualcycle6_pIntegerRecommended pds_f5b_p == 4Do her premenstrual symptoms interfere with her relationships with family and friends, productivity, and/or social life activities? ¿Los síntomas premenstruales de ella interfieren con sus relaciones con amistades y familiares, su productividad y/o las actividades de su vida social?1 ; 2 ; 3 ; 4 ; 9991 = Not at all Para nada; 2 = Mild Leves; 3 = Moderate Moderados; 4 = Severe Graves; 999 = Don't know No sémenstrual_6_p
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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

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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.