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PAQ Summary Tables

  1. Walking and Biking Questions by Interval of Activity
  2. Walking and Biking Questions by Interval of Activity and Unit of Activity
  3. Walking and Biking Questions by Purpose of Activity
  4. Walking and Biking Questions for Transportation by Destination
  5. Walking and Biking Questions by Duration and Interval of Activity

Table 1: Walking and Biking Questions by Interval of Activity

This table tabulates questions about walking and/or biking by Interval of Activity, which is divided into six categories. The results display the Unit of Activity per day, week, month (which includes "Month", "30 Days", and "4 Weeks), year, most recent or last occasion, and "other" (which includes "2 Weeks", "3 Months", "10 Years", and "Lifetime".)

Example: There are 35 questions that ask how often the respondent walked in a month. To view a detailed report of those questions, click on the number "33" at the intersection of the row labeled "Walk" and the column labeled "Month".

Walking and Biking Questions by Interval of Activity
INTERVAL→ Day1 Week Month2 Year Most Recent/Last Occasion Other (various) Total
Walk 66 129 35 35 30 14 309
Bike 25 53 20 24 24 9 155
Walk or Bike 14 17 8 3 1 7 50
Total 105 199 63 62 55 30 514

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Table 2: Walking and Biking Questions by Interval of Activity and Unit of Activity

This table tabulates questions about walking and/or biking by Interval of Activity and Unit of Activity. Interval of Activity is divided into the three most relevant categories. (Not all interval categories are displayed). The results display the Unit of Activity per week, month, and year. Unit of Activity is divided into four relevant categories (times, days, weeks, and months; again, not all units of activity are displayed). This table will give you the number of times, days, weeks, or months walked or biked per interval.

Example: There are 22 questions that ask how many times the respondent walked in a month. To view a detailed report of those questions, click on the number "22" at the intersection of the row labeled "Walk" and "Times", and the column labeled "Month".

Walking and Biking Questions by Interval of Activity and Unit of Activity
UNIT of ACTIVITY↓   \   INTERVAL→
Week Month2 Year Total
Walk Times 25 22 3 50
Days 24 2 1 27
Weeks -- 0 0 0
Months -- -- 14 14
Total 49 24 18 91
Bike Times 8 13 4 25
Days 14 2 0 16
Weeks -- 0 0 0
Months -- -- 14 14
Total 22 15 18 55
Walk or Bike Times 2 1 0 3
Days 6 0 0 6
Weeks -- 0 0 0
Months -- -- 2 2
Total 8 1 2 11
Total 79 40 38 157

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Table 3: Walking and Biking Questions by Purpose of Activity

This table tabulates questions about walking and/or biking by purpose. Purpose is divided into six categories (exercise, leisure, transportation, occupational, all purposes, and various combinations). The "Combination" category includes questions that ask about any two or three of the four main purposes: exercise, leisure, transportation or occupational reasons.

Example: There are 59 questions that ask about the respondent's walking for exercise. To view a detailed report of those questions, click on the number "59" at the intersection of the row labeled "Walk" and the column labeled "Exercise".

Walking and Biking Questions by Purpose of Activity
PURPOSE→ Exercise Leisure Transportation Occupational Combination (2 or 3) All (4) Total
Walk 59 39 69 38 75 17 301
Bike 47 16 37 2 36 3 147
Walk or Bike 7 1 32 0 12 0 52
Total 113 56 138 40 123 20 500

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Table 4: Walking and Biking Questions for Transportation by Destination

This table tabulates questions about walking and/or biking for the purpose of transportation by destination. Destination is divided into five categories (work, work and/or school, activities, work and/or activities, all destinations). "Activities" includes questions about any activity other than going to work or school, such as errands or shopping.

Example: There are 24 questions that ask about the respondent's walking to get to work. To view a detailed report of those questions, click on the number "24" at the intersection of the row labeled "Walk" and the column labeled "Work".

Walking and Biking Questions for Transportation by Destination
DESTINATION→ Work School Work or School Activities Work or Activities Work, School, & Activities Total
Walk 24 0 2 18 14 12 70
Bike 7 0 2 12 9 8 38
Walk or Bike 10 1 0 0 6 8 25
Total 41 1 4 30 29 28 133

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Table 5: Walking and Biking Questions by Duration and Interval of Activity

This table tabulates walking and biking questions by duration. Duration is divided into nine categories. Interval of Activity is divided into the three most relevant categories. (Not all interval categories are displayed.)

Example: There are 36 questions that ask how many hours or minutes the respondent walked in a day. To view a detailed report of these questions, click on the number "24" at the intersection of the row labeled "Walk" and "Hours or Minutes", and the column labeled "Day".

Walking and Biking Questions by Duration and Interval of Activity
DURATION↓   \   INTERVAL→
Day1 Week Month2 Year Most Recent or Last Occasion Total
Walk Minutes 8 7 0 0 9 24
Hours 11 32 1 6 0 50
Hours or Minutes 36 19 2 0 12 69
Total 55 58 3 6 21 143
Bike Minutes 2 3 0 0 4 9
Hours 7 7 1 9 0 24
Hours or Minutes 14 9 2 0 9 34
Total 23 19 3 9 13 67
Walk or Bike Minutes 7 0 0 0 0 7
Hours 2 3 0 0 0 5
Hours or Minutes 5 2 0 1 1 9
Total 14 5 0 1 1 21
Total 92 82 6 16 35 231

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1 In tables 1 and 5, the "Day" column includes questions that ask about weekdays, weekend days, or both.

2 In tables 1, 2, and 5, intervals of "4 Weeks" and "30 Days" are included with intervals of "Month".

Last Modified: 11 Apr 2014