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Validation Studies of the Nurses Health Study II Activity and Inactivity Questionnaire (NHS II-PAQ)

Wolf et al. 1994

See reference #48

Relation between NHS II-PAQ and past-week activity recalls and 7-day activity diaries (deattenuated correlations adjusted for within-person variation)
Representative sample of 149 women (84 African American) from NHS II; 39 ± 4.3 years of age
Summary Results
Correlation of NHS II PAQ verses average response on 4 past week recalls
  crude deattenuated
Representative Sample 0.70
African-American Sample 0.68

Correlation of NHS II PAQ verses average responses on 28 days of activity diaries
  crude deattenuated
Representative Sample
Activity 1 0.57
Activity 2 0.46
African-American Sample
Activity 1 0.47
Activity 2 0.54

Activity 1 = the sum of all moderate and vigorous recreational activities with MET values of >4.0
Activity 2 = the sum of all moderate and vigorous activities corresponding to those listed on the NHS II PAQ

* 95% CI

Last Modified: 11 Apr 2014