Field Types

This article describes the types of data entry fields included in the National PEARS system.
Some fields only appear if certain responses are selected in previous fields. 
Arrow Pointing to Conditional Field
Example: The textbox to describe adaptations only appears if the intervention will be adapted.
Dates may be selected from the calendar provided. 
Date Range
May be single select, or multiple select. 
Drop-down list
  • Accepted file types include: .doc, .docx, .key, .odb, .odg, .odp, .ods, .odt, .pdf, .ppt, .pptx, .psd, .wpd, .xls, .xlsx, .zip, .gz, .aac, .aif, .mp3, .ogg, .wav, .gif, .jpeg, .jpg, .png, .tif, .tiff, .csv, .rtf, .txt, .xml, .avi, .mov, .mp4, .wmv

  • File upload limit: 10 MB per file
    File Upload
Represented by radio buttons. 
Multiple Choice, Single Select
Represented by checkboxes.
Multiple Choice, Multiple Select
Accept numeric values only. 
Add text. Character limit varies by field. 
Open Text, Short Answer
Add text. Word limit specified on individual fields.
Open Text, Extended Response