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Validation Studies of the International Physical Activity Questionnaire (IPAQ)

Craig et al. 2003

See reference #33

Methods
Relation between Short, last 7 day, telephone (S7T), Short, last 7 day, self-administered (S7S,) Short usual week, telephone (SUT), Short, usual week, self-administered (SUS), Long, last 7 day, telephone (L7T), Long, last 7 day, self-administered (L7S,) Long usual week, telephone (LUT), Long, usual week, self-administered (LUS) versions of (IPAQ) and CSA accelerometer total counts per registered time. *LUI, SUI left undefined (Spearman’s coefficients)
Sample
Adults from 14 centers in 10 countries (BRA UK, FIN, USA1, USA2, NET, SW GU, SA, AUS, JAP 18- to 65-years of age.
Summary Results
  Site Total PA Total PA Using pace Total PA Excl slow pace ACC >150 min/wk
IPAQ Long Forms:
L7S UK1 0.43 0.42 0.38 0.83
FIN 0.52 0.52 0.49 0.89
USA1 0.05 0.05 0.06 0.31
USA2 0.32 0.36 0.34 0.81
NET 0.38 0.37 0.38 1.0
SW 0.24 0.25 0.29 0.82
LUT USA2 0.52 0.52 0.52 0.86
GU 0.59 0.59 0.57 0.80
GU 0.61 0.62 0.60 0.80
GU 0.39 0.43 0.41 0.75
LUI* SA 0.52 0.52 0.51 0.86
SA 0.46 0.45 0.44 0.85
LUS JAP 0.36 0.36 0.33 0.72
USA1 -0.02 -0.01 0.02 0.35
BRA -0.27 -0.26 -0.31 0.46
IPAQ Short Forms:
S7T AUS 0.12 0.14 0.23 0.74
S7S FIN 0.47 0.49 0.51 0.88
USA1 0.26 0.27 0.25 0.46
USA2 0.27 0.27 0.28 0.81
NET 0.32 0.30 0.34 0.93
SW 0.02 0.02 0.14 0.71
UK1 0.40 0.40 0.38 0.81
SUT USA2 0.57 0.57 0.57 0.86
SUI* GU 0.54 0.36 0.43 0.79
GU 0.45 0.45 0.01 0.77
GU 0.42 0.45 0.37 0.80
SA 0.45 0.45 0.43 0.85
SA 0.37 0.45 0.33 0.84
SUS JAP 0.32 0.45 0.30 0.65
USA1 0.13 0.45 0.13 0.50
BRA 0.12 0.45 0.17 0.75

No p values provided

Summary Legend:
S7T = Short, last 7 day, telephone
S7S = Short, last 7 day, self-administered
SUT = Short, usual week, telephone
SUS = Short, usual week, self-administered
L7T = Long, last 7 day, telephone
L7S = Long, last 7 day, self-administered
LUT = Long, usual week, telephone
LUS = Long, usual week, self-administered

Last Modified: 11 Apr 2014