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Table 6 Comparison of the reliability and validity of Pre-PAQ with other young children's questionnaires validated using accelerometry (Actigraph)

From: The validity and reliability of a home environment preschool-age physical activity questionnaire (Pre-PAQ)

Tool, age group Reliability Validation Correlation
CAP Questionnaire [43]: self report Three preferred activities: Raw movt (total counts): - r = 0.30
(4-9 years) r = 0.41   
  Test-retest interval: 2 weeks   
CLASS [41]: proxy report MVPA: ICC = 0.49 MPA: - rho = -0.06
  VPA: ICC = 0.81 VPA: - rho = -0.04
(5-6 years) Total PA: ICC = 0.76
(frequency)
Total PA: - rho = -0.04
   Raw movt. (counts.day-1): - rho = 0.05
  Percent agreement:   
  MPA: 84.2   NS
  VPA: 58.6   
  Total PA: 89.2   
  Test-retest interval: 2 weeks   
CPAQ [39]: proxy report MVPA: ICC = 0.39 Mean level of agreement  
(4-5 years) Test-retest interval: 1 week MVPA1952: -76.5 mins.wk-1 r = -0.23
   MVPA3000 : -235.9 mins.wk-1 r = -0.10
NPAQ [44]: proxy report NPAQtotal κ = 0.39 VPA > 2818 (mins.day-1): - rho = 0.36
(Mean age in study: 5.7 years: age range not reported) NPAQtotal rho = 0.61 Total PA (counts.min-1): - rho = 0.33
  NPAQtotal R = 0.70   
  Test-retest interval: 2-8 weeks   
Pre-PAQ: proxy report   Mean level of agreement  
(3-5 years) Stationary: ICC = 0.44 Stationary: 7.6 mins.day-1 r = 0.25*
  Slow PA: ICC = 0.53 SEDSirard: -266.5 mins.day-1 r = 0.21
  Mod PA: ICC = 0.44 SEDReilly: -208.6 mins.day-1 r = 0.28*
  Fast PA: ICC = 0.64 LPASirard: -4.8 mins.day-1 r = -0.07
  Mod-Fast PA: ICC = 0.54 MPASirard: 48.2 mins.day-1 r = 0.13
  Slow-Fast PA: ICC = 0.61 VPASirard: 1.9 mins.day-1 r = 0.17
  Test-retest interval: 1-2 weeks MVPASirard: 50.1 mins.day-1 r = 0.17
   LMVPASirard: 45.3 mins.day-1 r = 0.05
   Non-SEDReilly: 20.9 mins.day-1 r = 0.16
    *P < 0.05
  1. CAP Questionnaire = Children's Activity Picture Questionnaire, CLASS = Children's Leisure Study Survey, CPAQ = Children's Physical Activity Questionnaire, Pre-PAQ = Preschool-aged Children's Physical Activity Questionnaire, NPAQ = The Netherlands Physical Activity Questionnaire for Young Children, MPA = moderate physical activity, VPA = vigorous physical activity, SED = sedentary level of activity, SEDReilly ; sedentary level of activity using Reilly et al cut-point, SEDSirard ; sedentary level of activity using Sirard et al cut-point, LPA = light physical activity, LPASirard ; light physical activity using Sirard et al cut-point, MPASirard = moderate physical activity using Sirard et al cut-point, MVPA = moderate-vigorous physical activity, MVPA1952 = MVPA using 1952 counts.min-1 as cut-point, MVPA3000 = MVPA using 3000 counts.min-1 as cut-point, VPASirard = vigorous physical activity using Sirard et al cut-point, LMVPA = light-moderate-vigorous physical activity, LMVPASirard = light-moderate-vigorous physical activity using Sirard et al cut-point, Non-SEDReilly = non-sedentary activity using Reilly et al cut-point, rho/r = correlation, P = p-value, NS = not significant.