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Table 4 Concurrent validity of the PAQ-A

From: Reliability and Validity of the Dutch Physical Activity Questionnaires for Children (PAQ-C) and Adolescents (PAQ-A)

  VO2peak
Q1. Spare-time activity: sports -0.012
Q2. Activity during physical education classes 0.438**
Q3. Break-time activity NA
Q4. Lunch-time activity 0.010
Q5. After-school activity 0.052
Q6. Evening activity 0.550***
Q7. Weekend activity 0.608***
Q8. Activity frequency during the last 7 days 0.426**
Q9. Activity frequency during each day last week 0.412*
Total physical activity 0.516 **
  1. NA: not applicable. Spearman correlation coefficients (rs corrected for age, gender, height and weight) of PAQ-A with corresponding exercise test measures of VO2 peak. *P < 0.05; **P < 0.01; ***P < 0.001.