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Validation Studies of the Australian Women's Activity Survey (AWAS)

Fjeldsoe et al. 2009

See reference #121

Methods
Relation between Australian Women's Activity Survey (AWAS) variables and MTI ActiGraph accelerometer measured activity intensity levels in minutes per week using both Freedson and Swartz cut points (Spearmanís correlation coefficients)
Sample
75 women with young children; mean age 33 ± 5 years.
Summary Results
Correlations between Australian Women's Activity Survey (AWAS) variables and accelerometer-measured activity intensity levels using Freedson and Swartz cut points (minutes per week)
  Freedson cut points
r (p values)
Swartz cut points
r (p values)
All activity domains
Sitting 0.32 (0.006) 0.32 (0.006)
Light 0.12 (0.31) 0.09 (0.46)
Moderate 0.11 (0.36) 0.06 (0.66)
Vigorous 0.07 (0.55) 0.09 (0.46)
Total activity 0.13 (0.24) 0.13 (0.24)
Planned and transport activity domains only
Moderate 0.22 (0.06) 0.06 (0.59
Vigorous 0.36 (0.002) 0.33 (0.006)
HEPA* 0.28 (0.01) 0.06 (0.64)

* HEPA includes brisk walking and moderate- and vigorous-intensity activities from the planned activity and transport domains.

Last Modified: 11 Apr 2014