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Table 2 Use of the godin-shephard leisure-time physical activity in oncology research

From: The use of the Godin-Shephard Leisure-Time Physical Activity Questionnaire in oncology research: a systematic review

  Item content (n = 206)a Recall period (n = 162)c Measurement units (n = 210)e
Frequency Frequency and duration Typical or last week Other recall periods Frequency or LSI Other units
General purpose       
Ranking only 45 (21.8 %) 53 (25.7 %) 41 (25.3 %) 32 (19.8 %) 50 (23.8 %) 49 (23.3 %)
Classifying only 6 (2.9 %) 51 (24.8 %) 9 (5.6 %) 37 (22.8 %) 3 (1.4 %) 57 (27.1 %)
Ranking and classifying 6 (2.9 %) 45 (21.8 %) 7 (4.3 %) 36 (22.2 %) 8 (3.8 %) 43 (20.5 %)
Total 57 (27.7 %)b 149 (72.3 %) 57 (35.2 %) 105 (64.8 %)d 61 (29.1 %) 149 (71.0 %)
  1. The unit of observation is the published article. aWhether or not duration items were measured was undetermined for four studies owing to the lack of information reported in the reviewed articles. bFor the two studies for which the measurement purpose was undetermined, duration items were not assessed. cThe recall period of the questionnaire was undetermined for 50 studies owing to the lack of information reported in the reviewed articles. dFor the two studies for which the measurement purpose was undetermined, the recall period was ‘other’ for one study. eThe general measurement purpose was undetectable for two studies owing to the lack of information reported in the reviewed articles.