Validation Studies of the Health Insurance Plan of New York City (HIP) Activity Questionnaire


Ainsworth et al. 1993

See reference #11

Methods
Relationship between HIP Occupational Index and PA record scores (activity units) and other PAQs. (age- and gender-adjusted correlation coefficients)
Sample
65 men and women; 23 to 59 years of age
Summary Results
PA Record Scores (activity units) .83
Lipid Res Clinics .31
Minn Heart Health .26
Cardia .12
Baecke .38

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Albanes et al. 1990

See reference #13

Methods
Relationship between HIP total activity index, past-week kcal and EI, and summary estimates from other PAQs (Spearman correlations)
Sample
21 USDA employees;28-55 years of age
Summary Results
EI 0.19
EI-REE 0.05
5-City Project 0.40
Framinham 0.75
Minn Leisure 0.52
Lipid Res Clinics 0.68
Baecke 0.78
Paffenbarger:
Harvard U. Alumni 0.53
U. Penn Alumni 0.77

(No P-values provided)

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Leon at al 1981

See reference #29

Methods
Relationship between Occupational PA using HIP job classification and treadmill duration performance
Sample
175 men from MRFIT cohort screening population; 36-59 years of age
Summary Results
HIP job class 0.070
HIP job class -light to moderate 0.028
job sweat 0.118

all ns

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