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Table 4 Spearman correlation coefficients of modified PAQ-A score and PAQ-A questions with objectively measured physical activity and self-reported fitness and PA self-efficacy

From: Validity and reliability of a modified english version of the physical activity questionnaire for adolescents

  Daily MVPA Total daily PA IFIS scores PASES scores
Modified PAQ-A score 0.39** 0.42** 0.35** 0.32**
Modified question 1. Sport and activity list 0.12 0.21* 0.37** 0.25**
Added question 2. Before school activity −0.02 0.14 0.20* 0.04
Added question 3. To school active travel 0.32** 0.33** −0.11 0.02
Question 4. P.E 0.25* 0.12 0.25* 0.10
Question 5. Lunch −0.04 0.15 0.13 0.05
Modified question 6. After school 0.26* 0.26* 0.18* 0.18*
Added question 7. From school active travel 0.30** 0.22* −0.07 0.05
Modified question 8. Evenings 0.23* 0.23* 0.39** 0.28**
Modified question 9. Weekend 0.10 0.28** 0.30* 0.29**
Question 10. Statement 0.38** 0.33** 0.40** 0.33**
Question 11. Weekly activity 0.34** 0.29** 0.55** 0.43**
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