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Validity of self-reported out-of-school physical activity among Finnish 11-year-old children

Overview of attention for article published in Archives of Public Health, February 2016
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Title
Validity of self-reported out-of-school physical activity among Finnish 11-year-old children
Published in
Archives of Public Health, February 2016
DOI 10.1186/s13690-016-0123-2
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Authors

Suvi Määttä, Teija Nuutinen, Carola Ray, Johan G. Eriksson, Elisabete Weiderpass, Eva Roos

Abstract

The aim of this study is to assess the repeatability and validity of the Finnish 11-year old children's out-of-school physical activity (PA) questionnaire using accelerometer as reference method. A sub-sample of children (N = 155, 60 % participant rate) participating in the Finnish Health in Teens study was recruited in 2013. Children completed a questionnaire measuring PA two times, and wore an accelerometer for seven days. The questions and accelerometer data were transformed into average minutes of behaviors per day. Repeatability was measured by intra-class correlations. To test validity, Spearman correlations between the questions and accelerometer was checked and the Bland-Altman model was conducted. Kruskall-Wallis tests were conducted to examine the ranking capability of questionnaire. The intra-class correlations between two measurement times of questionnaire had substantial agreement. The Spearman correlations between the questions and accelerometer were poor. Based on Kruskal-Wallis tests, the questionnaire was moderately able to rank children according to their levels of PA. The repeatability of the questionnaire had substantial agreement among 11-years-old, whereas it moderately classifies objectively measured PA. If the aim is to measure children's duration of PA, the accelerometer might be a better measurement method to use among 11-year old children. If the aim is to classify children according to their behavior, then the used questionnaire is moderately appropriate.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Finland 1 3%
United Kingdom 1 3%
Unknown 37 95%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Researcher 9 23%
Student > Ph. D. Student 7 18%
Professor > Associate Professor 4 10%
Student > Doctoral Student 3 8%
Student > Bachelor 2 5%
Other 6 15%
Unknown 8 21%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Sports and Recreations 12 31%
Medicine and Dentistry 5 13%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 3 8%
Nursing and Health Professions 1 3%
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 1 3%
Other 5 13%
Unknown 12 31%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 3. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 15 February 2016.
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#2,834,960
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Outputs from Archives of Public Health
#82
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#108,165
of 323,586 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Archives of Public Health
#3
of 13 outputs
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