Standardized Questionnaires of Walking & Bicycling Database:
Standardized Questionnaires of Walking & Bicycling Database
This database contains questionnaire items and a list of validation studies for
standardized items concerning walking and biking from multiple national and international
physical activity questionnaires (PAQs). The purpose of this database is to provide easy
access to a large number of items assessing duration and frequency of walking and
bicycling in the non-disabled adult population. We also briefly review the results of
validation studies identified for some of the PAQs.
- A total of 113 PAQs were identified from large
questionnaires, government surveys/questionnaires or epidemiological studies.
They included walking and biking items from published and printed PAQs or PAQs
from agency Web sites.
- A total of 83 validation studies, related to these PAQs,
were compiled with information on author, date of questionnaire, methods, sampling, and
Summary of the Methods
Relevant questionnaires were identified through a combination of PubMed searches for keywords, snowball
techniques, and consultation with experts to identify relevant questionnaires by
name. We then used a combination of bibliographic tools and author contacts to
find validation studies. This compilation is not based on a formal meta-analytic
review; it is intended to be a robust sample of major instruments.
If you have questions regarding this database, please contact:
David Berrigan, PhD, MPH
Applied Research Program
Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute
9609 Medical Center Drive, MSC 9762
Bethesda, MD 20892