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Table 1 Items contributing to the assessment of physical activity in adults ages 40–100 in the U.S

From: COVID-19 pandemic-related changes in wellness behavior among older Americans

Questiona Points assignedb
In general, how would you describe your physical activity level? No activity = 0
Low activity = 1
Somewhat low activity = 2
Somewhat high activity = 3
High activity = 4
In the past 3 months, have you participated in regular exercise (defined as: planned, structured, repetitive activity with an objective to improve or maintain physical fitness)? No = 0
Yes = 2
  1. aQuestions adapted from the National Health Interview Survey [30]
  2. bScores for physical activity range from 0 to 6; higher scores indicate higher levels of physical activity