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Table 7 Second field testing of the ALPHA short (N = 166): Answer frequencies and test-retest reliability scores.

From: Measuring physical activity-related environmental factors: reliability and predictive validity of the European environmental questionnaire ALPHA

  Answer frequencies Test-retest reliability scores
Item/Scale Yes No NA Agreement, % ICC
Total      0.73a
a) Most of the houses in my neighbourhood are detached houses 33.7 66.3   89  
b) There are many shops within easy walking distance of my home 74.7 25.3   92  
c) There is a bus/tram station within easy walking distance of my home 92.2 7.8   92  
d) There is a park within easy walking distance of my home 84.9 15.1   92  
e) Walking is dangerous because of the traffic in my neighbourhood 7.8 92.2   90  
f) Walking is dangerous because of the level of crime in my neighbourhood 4.2 95.8   95  
a) There are trees along the streets in my neighbourhood 67.6 32.3   85  
g) At my home, I have small sports equipment such as a ball, racquets, ... for my personal use 82.5 17.5   92  
h) At my work or place of study I have bicycles provided by employer or school 10.8 77.1 12.0 93  
i) At my work or place of study I have employer subsidized public transport 41.0 47.0 12.0 90  
  1. NA = Not applicable
  2. ICC = Intraclass correlation coefficient
  3. asum score of all items