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Table 6 Test-retest reliability of school based and non-school based activity questions

From: Reliability of the modified child and adolescent physical activity and nutrition survey, physical activity (CAPANS-PA) questionnaire among chinese-australian youth

  ALL   Males   Females  
  N: (McNemar test p-valuea Kappab (95%: CI) N: (McNemar test p-valuea Kappab (95%: CI) N: (McNemar test p-valuea Kappab (95%: CI)
Frequency of very active participation in physical education 72 (.24) .51 (.34, .67) 37 (.20) .47 (.20, .69) 36 (.77) .52 (.29, .76)
Activity at recess (besides eating) 77 (.90) .49 (.35, .63) 38 (.00**) .53 (.33, .73) 39 (.00**) .42 (.20, .64)
Activity at lunch (besides eating) 77 (.13) .34 (.19, .48) 38 (.86) .37 (.17, .58) 39 (.04*) .29 (.08, .49)
Frequency of physical activity engagement right after school (3:30-6 pm) 77 (.78) .48 (.37, .66) 38 (.30) .43 (.21, .66) 39 (.38) .52 (.32, .72)
Frequency of physical activity engagement in the evenings (6-9 pm) 77 (.78) .50 (.37, .66) 38 (.49) .33 (.11, .56) 39 (.64) .64 (.45, .83)
Frequency of physical activity engagement during the last weekend 77 (.49) .49 (.34, .64) 38 (.28) .53 (.30, .75) 39 (1.00) .43 (.22, .65)
  1. *p < .05; a = McNemar test to assess significant differences in response means from baseline and post-testing; N = number of respondents for the question item; b = Cohen's Kappa statistic with 95% confidence interval