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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

Methods
Relation between NHS II-PAQ and past-week activity recalls and 7-day activity diaries (deattenuated correlations adjusted for within-person variation)
Sample
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
(0.60-0.77)*
0.79
(0.64-0.88)
African-American Sample 0.68
(0.54-0.78)
0.83
(0.49-0.95)

Correlation of NHS II PAQ verses average responses on 28 days of activity diaries
  crude deattenuated
Representative Sample
Activity 1 0.57
(0.46-0.67)
0.62
(0.44-0.75)
Activity 2 0.46
(0.32-0.58)
0.56
(0.36-0.71)
African-American Sample
Activity 1 0.47
(0.32-0.63)
0.59
(0.31-0.78)
Activity 2 0.54
(0.37-0.68)
0.63
(0.36-0.80)

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