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Table 1 Demographic characteristics of participants recruited to the validation (Time 1) and follow-up (Time 2) studies

From: Validity of the Global Physical Activity Questionnaire (GPAQ) in assessing levels and change in moderate-vigorous physical activity and sedentary behaviour

  Time 1 Time 2
  Overall sample Valid sample* Overall sample Valid sample*
  (n = 95) (n = 65) (n = 41) (n = 30)
Sex N (%) N (%) N (%) N (%)
Female 44 (46) 34 (52) 21 (51) 17 (57)
Male 51 (54) 31 (48) 20 (49) 13 (43)
Age (years), mean (SD)
Overall sample 44 (14) 44 (14) 46 (14) 48 (13)
Female 43 (13) 44 (14) 45 (13) 49 (12)
Male 45 (15) 45 (13) 46 (15) 48 (14)
Physical activity level** N (%) N (%) N (%) N (%)
Low 25 (26) 18 (28) 12 (29) 9 (30)
Females 11 10 7 5
Males 14 8 5 4
Moderate 35 (37) 27 (41) 15 (37) 12 (40)
Females (N) 19 14 8 8
Males (N) 16 13 7 4
High 35 (37) 20 (31) 14 (34) 9 (30)
Females (N) 15 10 6 4
Males (N) 20 10 8 5
  1. *Participants who had valid accelerometer wear time (5 days including one weekend day).
  2. **As reported by GPAQ in previously administered household survey [24].