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Race/Ethnicity File

Race/Ethnicity File

Column Name Type Format / Value Checks Additional Comments
ind_id string

Checks:

Must match exactly with Subject Code submitted to RUCDR.

Field is a required field and cannot be left empty.

Values in the field should be unique.

Definition: The unique individual id submitted to RUCDR with the biosample.

Comments: IMPORTANT-- This id is used to verify subject \ RUID pairs at RUCDR. Therefore, the id you submit here should match exactly the subject-code submitted to RUCDR.

ind_race_ethnicity string  

Definition: Investigator-defined race/ethnicities of individual.

Sample value: Chinese|Norwegian|South African|Indonesian

Multiple values are allowed, but must be separated by the pipe character: |

Empty string is considered an invalid value. Empty strings should be represented with the value NULL

father_race_ethnicity string

 

Definition: Investigator-defined race/ethnicities of father of individual. Multiple values are allowed, but must be separated by the pipe character: |

Sample value: Black|Hispanic

Multiple values are allowed, but must be separated by the pipe character: |

Empty string is considered an invalid value. Empty strings should be represented with the value NULL

mother_race_ethnicity string

 

Definition: Investigator-defined race/ethnicities of mother of individual. Multiple values are allowed, but must be separated by the pipe character: |

Sample value: Chinese|Colombian

Multiple values are allowed, but must be separated by the pipe character: |

Empty string is considered an invalid value. Empty strings should be represented with the value NULL

paternal_grandfather_race_ethnicity string

 

Definition: Investigator-defined race/ethnicities of paternal grandfather of individual. Multiple values are allowed, but must be separated by the pipe character: |

Sample value: African American|Latino

Multiple values are allowed, but must be separated by the pipe character: |

Empty string is considered an invalid value. Empty strings should be represented with the value NULL

paternal_grandmother_race_ethnicity string

 

Definition: Investigator-defined race/ethnicities of paternal grandmother of individual. Multiple values are allowed, but must be separated by the pipe character: |

Sample value: English

Multiple values are allowed, but must be separated by the pipe character: |

Empty string is considered an invalid value. Empty strings should be represented with the value NULL

maternal_grandfather_race_ethnicity string  

Definition: Investigator-defined race/ethnicities of maternal grandfather of individual. Multiple values are allowed, but must be separated by the pipe character: |

Sample value: Irish|Native American|German

Multiple values are allowed, but must be separated by the pipe character: |

Empty string is considered an invalid value. Empty strings should be represented with the value NULL

maternal_grandmother_race_ethnicity string

 

Definition: Investigator-defined race/ethnicities of maternal grandmother of individual. Multiple values are allowed, but must be separated by the pipe character: |

Sample value: Arab|Indian

Multiple values are allowed, but must be separated by the pipe character: |

Empty string is considered an invalid value. Empty strings should be represented with the value NULL