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Table 4 Proportion of participants (n (%)) fulfilling the recommendations of physical activity with each measuring method

From: Validation of two short questionnaires assessing physical activity in colorectal cancer patients

Recommendations of physical activity intensity NORDIET-FFQ (n = 78) HUNT-PAQ (n = 77) SWA (n = 78)
MVPA > 150 min/week 52 (66.7%) 25 (32.5%) 43 (55.1%)
MPA > 150 min/week 41 (52.6%) 24 (31.2%) 43 (55.1%)
  1. NORDIET-FFQ NORDIET Food Frequency Questionnaire, HUNT-PAQ HUNT Physical Activity Questionnaire, SWA SenseWear Armband Mini, MVPA = (moderate intensity physical activity 10 min bouts + (vigorous intensity physical activity 10 min bouts*2)); bouts = sum of at least 10 consecutive minutes of activity and above, MPA moderate intensity physical activity in bouts of 10 min, VPA vigorous intensity physical activity in bouts of 10 min