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Table 8 Quality of psychometric properties per study based on the criteria by Terwee, Bot [9] and Cordier, Chen [30]

From: Comparison of psychometric properties between recall methods of interview-based physical activity questionnaires: a systematic review

Assessment Reference Measurement properties of questionnaires
Reliability Construct validity
Internal Consistency Reliability Measurement error Content validity Structural validity Hypothesis testingab
Usual-week Physical Activity Questionnaires
 CaMos Usual-week Nadalin, Bentvelsen [36] NR NR NR NR NR
 IPEQ Usual-week Merom, Delbaere [37] NR NR NR NR NR - (Direct)
- (Indirect)
 MAQ Usual-week Pettee Gabriel, McClain [38] NR NR NR NR - (Direct)
- (Indirect)
Kriska, Knowler [39] NR + NR NR NR ± (Direct)
Kriska, Edelstein [40] NR NR NR NR NR - (Direct)
Schulz, Harper [41] NR NR NR NR NR + (Direct)
 NHS II Usual-week Pettee Gabriel, McClain [38] NR NR NR NR ± (Direct)
- (Indirect)
 Phone-FITT Usual-week Gill, Jones [32] NR + NR NR - (Direct)
- (Indirect)
 YPAS Usual-week Colbert, Matthews [42] NR + ? NR NR - (Direct)
Dipietro, Caspersen [43] NE ? NR NR - (Direct)
- (Indirect)
Gennuso, Matthews [44] NR NR NR NR ? (Direct)
Harada, Chiu [45] NR NR NR NR NR + (Direct)
- (Indirect)
Kolbe-Alexander, Lambert [46] NR ? NR NR - (Direct)
Moore, Ellis [47] NR NR NR NR NR - (Indirect)
Past-week Physical Activity Questionnaires
 Active Australia Survey Past week Brown, Bauman [49] NR NR NR NR NR
Brown, Trost [48] NR NR NR NR NR - (Direct)
Creamer, Bowles [50] NR + NR NR NR - (Direct)
 Active Australia Survey (modified) Past-week Fjeldsoe, Winkler [12] NR ? NR NR + (Direct)
 CAQ-PAI Past-week Mahabir, Baer [51] NR NR NR NR NR - (Direct)
Rauh, Hovell [52] NR NR NR NR - (Direct)
- (Indirect)
Washburn, Smith [53] NR NR NR NR - (Indirect)
+ (Discriminant)
 Checklist Questionnaire Past-week Masse, Fulton [54] NR NR NR NR NR ± (Direct)
 Global Questionnaire Past-week Masse, Fulton [54] NR NR NR NR NR - (Direct)
 IPAQ-LF (self-administered) Past-week Ahn, Chmiel [55] NR NR NR NR NR - (Direct)
Garriguet, Tremblay [56] NR NR NR NR NR - (Direct)
 IPAQ-SF(interview) Past-week Ainsworth, Macera [57] NR NR NR NR NR - (Direct)
Brown, Bauman [49] NR NR NR NR NR
Brown, Trost [48] NR NR NR NR NR - (Direct)
 NZPAQ-LF Past-week Moy, Scragg [58] NR NR NR NR NR - (Direct)
 NZPAQ-SF Past-week Moy, Scragg [58] NR NR NR NR NR - (Direct)
 PAAQ Past-week Garriguet, Tremblay [56] NR NR NR NR - (Direct)
 PASE Past-week Colbert, Matthews [42] NR ? NR NR - (Direct)
Dinger, Oman [59] NR + NR NR NR - (Direct)
Johansen, Painter [60] NR NR NR NR NR + (Direct)
- (Indirect)
Moore, Ellis [47] NR NR NR NR NR - (Indirect)
Washburn, Smith [61] NR + NR - (Indirect)
 PWMAQ Past-week Pettee Gabriel, McClain [62] NR + NR NR NR + (Direct)
Pettee Gabriel, McClain [38] NR + NR NR NR - (Direct)
- (Indirect)
 PAR Past-week Albanes, Conway [63] NR NR NR NR NR - (Direct)
Blair, Haskell [64] NR NR NR NR NR - (Direct)
- (Indirect)
Conway, Seale [65] NR NR NR NR NR - (Direct)
Garfield, Canavan [66] NR NR NR NR NR + (Direct)
Gross, Sallis [67] NR + NR NR NR NR
Irwin, Ainsworth [68] NR NR NR NR NR - (Indirect)
Johansen, Painter [60] NR NR NR NR NR + (Direct)
- (Indirect)
Mahabir, Baer [51] NR NR NR NR NR - (Direct)
Rauh, Hovell [52] NR NR NR NR - (Direct)
- (Indirect)
Sallis, Haskell [69] ? NR NR NR - (Indirect)
Sarkin, Johnson [70] NR NR NR NR NR ? (Indirect)
Taylor, Coffey [71] NR NR NR NR NR + (Direct)
Washburn, Jacobsen [72] NR NR NR NR NR - (Direct)
- (Indirect)
Williams, Klesges [73] NR + NR NR NR ± (Direct)
 VAPAQ Past-week Betz, Myers [74] NR + ? NR NR NR
  1. Notes. aDirect comparisons of physical activity measures (e.g., physical activity level between PAQ and other PAQs, diaries or objective measures)
  2. bIndirect comparisons of physical activity measures (e.g., physical activity level between PAQ and physical fitness, given the assumption that individuals with greater level of physical activity would have a greater level of physical fitness)