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Black Women's Health Study Survey Questions Through 2007

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From the study site:
Delia Russell, MPH/Project Coordinator
Black Women's Health Study
Slone Epidemiology Center/Boston University
1010 Commonwealth Ave.
Boston, MA 02215

  1. Q1. During the last year, how many hours each week did you spend (on average):
    • Vigorous exercise (e.g., jogging, aerobics)
    • None, less than 1 hr, 1-2 hrs, 3-4 hrs, 5-6 hrs, 7-9 hrs 10 or more hrs
  2. Q2. On average, during the past year, how many hours each day did you spend:
    • Walking as part of your job
    • None, less than 1 hr, 1-2 hrs, 3-4 hrs, 5or more hrs
  3. Q3. On average, during the past year, how many hours each week did you spend:
    • None, less than 1 hr, 1-2 hrs, 3-4 hrs, 5-6 hrs, 7-9 hrs 10 or more hrs
    • Walking to and from church, store, school, work
    • None, less than 1 hr, 1-2 hrs, 3-4 hrs, 5-6 hrs, 7-9 hrs 10 or more hrs
    • Walking for exercise
    • None, less than 1 hr, 1-2 hrs, 3-4 hrs, 5-6 hrs, 7-9 hrs 10 or more hrs
  4. Q24. How many city blocks or their equivalent do you walk each day?
    • (12 blocks = 1 mile)     Blocks
  5. Q26. How many flights of stairs do you climb up each day?
    • Flights (1 flight = 10 steps)
  6. Q25. What is your usual pace of walking?
    • Casual or strolling (less than 2 mph)
    • Average or normal (2 to 3 mph)
    • Brisk or striding (4 mph or faster)
    • Fairly brisk (3 to 4 mph) flights

Last Modified: 11 Apr 2014