Nurses Health Study II Activity and Inactivity Questionnaire

In: Wolf AM, Hunter DJ, Colditz GA, Manson JE, Stampfer MJ, Corsano KA, Rosner B, Kriska A, Willett WC. Reproducibility and validity of a self-administered physical activity questionnaire. Int J Epidemiol 1994 Oct;23(5):991-9. Web Site Policy

  1. During the past year, what was your average time per week spent at each of the following recreational activities? (1980)
      0 1-4 min 5-10 min 20-59 min 1 hr 1-1.5 hr 2-3 hr 4-6 hr 7-10 hr 11+ hr
    Walking or hiking outdoors (include walking to work)                    
    Bicycling (include stationary machine)                    
  2. On average, how many hours per week do you spend:
      0 1-4 min 5-10 min 20-59 min 1 hr 1-1.5 hr 2-3 hr 4-6 hr 7-10hr 11+ hr
    Standing or walking around at work?                    
    Standing or walking aroundat home?                    
  3. What is your usual walking pace outdoors? (1986, 1988, 1990,1992, 1996, 1998)
    • Easy, casual (less than 2 mph)
    • Normal, average (2-2.9 mph)
    • Brisk pace (3-3.9 mph)
    • Very brisk/striding (4 mph or faster)
    • Unable to walk
  4. How many blocks do you walk daily? (1982)
    • 1 or less
    • 2-4
    • 5-9
    • 10-14
    • 15-19
    • 20 or more


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