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ABCD Youth Diagnostic Interview for DSM-5 Background Items 5 (KSADS-5)



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Element NameData TypeSizeRequiredConditionDescriptionValue RangeNotes
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
kbi_y_grade_repeatIntegerRecommendedHave you ever repeated a grade?0 ; 11 = Yes; 0 = No
kbi_y_drop_in_gradesIntegerRecommendedHas there been a drop in your grades in the past year?0 ; 11 = Yes; 0 = No
kbi_y_det_suspIntegerRecommendedIn the past year, have you had any detentions or suspensions?0 ; 11 = Yes; 0 = No
kbi_y_det_reason___1IntegerConditional kbi_y_det_susp == 1For what? Click all that apply: (1, Fighting)0 ; 10 = No; 1 = Yes
kbi_y_det_reason___2IntegerConditional kbi_y_det_susp == 1For what? Click all that apply: ( 2, Talking Back to a Teacher)0 ; 10 = No; 1 = Yes
kbi_y_det_reason___3IntegerConditional kbi_y_det_susp == 1For what? Click all that apply: ( 3, Threatening a Teacher)0 ; 10 = No; 1 = Yes
kbi_y_det_reason___4IntegerConditional kbi_y_det_susp == 1For what? Click all that apply: ( 4, Cutting Classes)0 ; 10 = No; 1 = Yes
kbi_y_det_reason___5IntegerConditional kbi_y_det_susp == 1For what? Click all that apply: ( 5, Using Drugs at School)0 ; 10 = No; 1 = Yes
kbi_y_det_reason___6IntegerConditional kbi_y_det_susp == 1For what? Click all that apply: ( 6, Drinking at School)0 ; 10 = No; 1 = Yes
kbi_y_det_reason___7IntegerConditional kbi_y_det_susp == 1For what? Click all that apply: ( 7, Bringing a Weapon to School)0 ; 10 = No; 1 = Yes
kbi_y_det_reason___8IntegerConditional kbi_y_det_susp == 1For what? Click all that apply: ( 8, Other (fill in blank))0 ; 10 = No; 1 = Yes
kbi_y_sex_orientIntegerRecommendedAre you gay or bisexual?1 ; 2 ; 3 ; 41 = Yes; 2 = Maybe; 3 = No; 4 = I do not understand this question
kbi_y_sex_orient_probsIntegerConditional kbi_y_sex_orient == 1 || kbi_y_sex_orient == 2Has this caused any problems for you with your family or with kids at school?1 ; 2 ; 31 = Not at all; 2 = Some; 3 = A lot
kbi_y_trans_idIntegerRecommendedAre you transgender?1 ; 2 ; 3 ; 41 = Yes; 2 = Maybe; 3 = No; 4 = I do not understand this question
kbi_y_trans_probIntegerConditional kbi_y_trans_id == 2 || kbi_y_trans_id == 1Has this caused any problems for you with your family or with kids at school?1 ; 2 ; 31 = Not at all; 2 = Some; 3 = A lot
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  • 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)
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Distribution for DataStructure: abcd_yksad01 and Element:
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