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EPIC Physical Activity Questions


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You are browsing a database of standardized questionnaires that ask about respondents' walking and bicycling habits.

The survey on this page is presented for informational purposes only, and is not intended to be filled out by visitors to this Web site.

The Applied Research Program maintains this database, but, except where noted, did not create and does not maintain the questionnaires themselves. For more information about a specific questionnaire, please contact its author(s). When possible, we cite the source of each questionnaire near the top of the page.

In: Wareham NJ, Jakes RW, Rennie KL, Schuit J, Mitchell J, Hennings S, Day NE. Validity and repeatability of a simple index derived from the short physical activity questionnaire used in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC) study. Public Health Nutr 2003 Jun;6(4):407-13.

  1. In a typical week during the past 12 months, how many hours did you spend on each of the following activities? (Put "0" if none)
    • Walking, including walking to work, shopping and leisure
      In summer ________ hours per week In winter ________ hours per week
    • Cycling, including to work and during leisure time
      In summer ________ hours per week In winter ________ hours per week
  2. In a typical week during the past year did you practice any of these activities vigorously enough to cause sweating or a faster heartbeat?
    Yes___ NO___ Don't know___
    • If Yes, for how many hours per week in total did you practice such vigorous physical activity (put "0" if none)
      ____ hours per week

Last Modified: 11 Apr 2014