In: Pereira MA, FitzGerald SJ, Gregg EW, Joswiak ML, Ryan WJ, Suminski RR, Utter AC, Zmuda JM. A collection of Physical Activity Questionnaires for health-related research. Med Sci Sports Exerc 1997 Jun;29(6 Suppl):S1-205.
The individual is asked to complete six occupational activity and five leisure time activity questions. The questions may be administered by an interviewer.
Calculations: each possible response on the questionnaire is assigned a weight. Occupational-related scores are obtained by summing the weights of the different categories and determining the class in which the total score falls. A similar system is used for leisure activities.Physical Activity Connected with Job:
|Time on job spent walking||Almost none||0|
|Less than 1/2||1|
|More than 1/2||3|
|Walking to get to and from work||None or less than 1 block||0|
|1 or 2 blocks||1|
|3 or 4 blocks||2|
|5 to 9 blocks||3|
|10 to 19 blocks||4|
|20 to 39 blocks||5|
|40+ blocks (2+ miles)||6|
|Hours on job||Less than 25||1|
Physical Activity Off the Job
|Item||Frequently||Sometimes||Very infrequently or never|
|Takes walks in good weather||2||1||0|
|Walks around house or apartment||2||1||0|
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