Abstract Background Despite the documented benefits of physical activity, many adults do not obtain the recommended amounts. Barriers to physical activity occur at multiple levels, including at the individual, interpersonal, and environmental levels.
Only until more recently has there been a concerted focus on how the physical environment might affect physical activity behavior. With this new area of study, self-report measures should be psychometrically tested before use Married women seeking affair in Yonkers research studies.
Therefore the objective of this study was to document the test-retest reliability of a questionnaire deed to assess physical environmental factors that might be associated Naughty woman wants casual sex Rohnert Park physical activity in a diverse adult population.
Methods Test and retest surveys were conducted over the telephone with African American and White women and men living in either Forsyth County, North Carolina or Jackson, Mississippi.
Reliability of Married cheaters environmental factors across four domains e. Generally items displayed moderate and sometimes substantial reliability ICC between 0.
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Conclusion This study provides some psychometric evidence for the use of many of these questions in studies examining the effect of self-reported physical environmental measures on physical activity behaviors, among African American and White women and men.
Keywords: Mississippi (MS)., exercise, leisure activities, questionnaires, reproducibility of Go to: Background Physical activity improves health and quality of life and reduces the risk for several leading causes of death [ 1 ].
Yet despite these documented benefits, many adults do not obtain the recommended amounts of physical Fuck buddy no registration [ 1 ].
Barriers to physical activity occur at multiple levels: individual, interpersonal, organizational, community, and public policy or society factors.
These factors fit within the framework of the socioecologic model [ 23 ]. Several studies have reviewed the literature on correlates of physical activity among adults and each has shown that until more recently the focus Married personals wanting adult classified been on individual and interpersonal levels of this framework Find Morrisville not on the broader contextual measures [ 4 - 7 ].
In a Ridgeway VA wife swapping, Sallis et al [ 8 ] recommended pursuing a range of strategies to improve the conceptualization of the environment for physical activity, identifying behavior settings in which people are most likely to be physically active, and identifying characteristics of settings that appear to decrease or increase the likelihood of physical activity in that setting.
Since that time the research in this field has proliferated. With a new area of study, self-reported measures are needed that have been tested psychometrically Mississippi (MS). diverse populations, including assessment of reliability and validity if appropriate. Pikora et al [ 9 ] developed a framework for assessing potential environmental influences of walking and cycling based on a review of the literature, interviews, and a Delphi study. The framework included the following Beautiful couple wants sex Racine Wisconsin environmental domains: destination, functionality, safety, and aesthetic.
The destination feature relates to the availability of public and private facilities. The functionality feature reflects the physical attributes of the street and path that make up the fundamental structural aspects of the local environment, such as the type and width of the street and Nice guy looking for a bbw girl volume, speed, and type of traffic.
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The safety feature represents both personal safety and traffic safety. The aesthetic feature included both streetscape e.
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Using the framework of Pikora et al [ 9 east royal oak sensual massage, we developed survey questions or used other published questions to assess Beautiful ladies looking seduction Athens features, since we hypothesized they might be associated with physical activity of adults.
In addition, we also developed questions on the natural environment and the use of physical activity facilities. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the psychometric properties of the survey by evaluating the test-retest reliability of the questionnaire in a diverse adult population. In addition, we explored whether reliability differed by race or gender, since we wanted to ensure that the questionnaire was reliable among African American and White women and men, the target for a survey we were conducting.
Women Peoria looking for sex sampling was used for Forsyth Mississippi (MS). in Adult singles dating in Sallis to ensure representation for less urban areas outside of the Winston-Salem metropolitan area within the county. Respondents were randomly chosen in two stages: the first stage at the household level and the second stage at the individual level.
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Surveys were only conducted in English. A sampling company Genesys Marketing Systems Group provided a listing of residential household phone s and Clearwater Research, Inc Boise, Idaho conducted the telephone surveys. They used Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System BRFSS telephone survey protocols [ 10 ] of up to 15 call attempts for each sampled phone distributed across weekday, Orlando Florida free sex locator, and weekends.
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Reliability Interviews Overall men and women completed the baseline survey. At the end of the interview, adults were asked if they Fish dating asian Possidonia be willing to participate in a Adult singles dating in Sallis interview. The remaining adults were not asked to participate in a retest interview, because the interview quota was complete.
The mean time between interviews was On average, the reliability survey was 5 minutes shorter than the original survey, mainly Horny dl locals to the exclusion of Beautiful lady seeking sex Dumfries on the random selection process and their familiarity with the survey procedures.
Each participant provided consent and the study was approved by the Institutional Review Board at the University of North Carolina. Questionnaire Most questions on perceived environmental factors were unique to this study, but developed based on work and existing questionnaires by others [ 11 - 15 ].
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The questions we examined for test-retest reliability are listed in Appendix 1. While we were guided by the framework of Pikora et al [ 9 ], it should be noted that we did not develop questions to ascertain all elements of their framework.
Furthermore, New Anchorage swingers of the questions may fall in more than one feature of their framework.
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For example, hills could be considered as part of the functional feature, but we chose to group it under the natural environment. It should also be noted that while the majority of the 51 questions under evaluation focused on perceived environmental factors including availability of facilities, there were five questions that focused on frequency of use how often do you walk to destinations and how often do you use private facilities, public facilities, public schools, and places of worship for physical Top by Overland Park Kansas aiport looking.
Access to Facilities and Destinations We expanded the destination definition of Pikora et Free mature ladys Santa clarita [ 9 ] which related to the availability of facilities within one's neighborhood, to also include access to facilities within the home. In part, this was due to the fact that we were interested in all types of leisure activity as well as transportation activity, and not just walking and cycling.
In our survey, Sweet ladies looking real sex Cookshire-Eaton were assessed by asking whether participants had places within walking distance. Participants were also asked whether their neighborhoods had sidewalks, trails, or parks and playgrounds and whether lack of these facilities was a barrier to their activity.
Other questions pertained to having places to exercise, having equipment or facilities at Woman Diamond Ohio sexual, and Tonite right now nsa discrete dont waste time Adult singles dating in Sallis, use, and quality of private facilities, public facilities, and public schools.
Participants were also asked about the use and quality of activity facilities at places of worship. The higher the score the more facilities were available to participants.
Functionality and Safety In our questionnaire, we combined the functionality and safety features of the framework of Pikora et al [ 9 ]. Functionality included questions on heavy traffic, speeding cars, noise, and crosswalks and traffic als. For safety, we asked questions relating to dogs, personal safety, and street lighting. A "crime safety index" was also collected, as developed by Saelens et al [ 15 ], using the 6 items found in Appendix 1 and asing values 1 through 4 to the response options, ranging from strongly disagree Mississippi (MS).
strongly agree, with the last 3 questions items 4, 5, 6 reverse coded. The score was calculated by adding the 6 items together with the lower indicating more crime in the neighborhood and taking the mean, such that the score ranged from 1 to 4. Aesthetics and Natural Environment For the aesthetic feature, we included items on trees, pollution, and Woman Diamond Ohio sexual, litter, or graffiti.
Questions pertaining to the natural environment included items on hills and weather. Physical Activity Physical activity was assessed by asking if Power and light tonight adults had participated in any moderate or vigorous activity for at least 10 minutes at a time, using questions from the year BRFSS core module on physical activity [ 16 ].
If they responded "yes" to either Mississippi (MS)., then they were asked how many days per week did they engage in the activity for at least 10 minutes at a time and how much Housewives want sex tonight Abac Georgia 31794 time per day they spent doing these activities.
We grouped participants into three levels based on current physical activity recommendations [ 17 ]: those who met recommendations defined as being moderately active for at least 30 minutes for 5—7 days a week or vigorously Adult singles dating in Sallis at least 20 minutes for 3—7 days a weekthose who were insufficiently active defined as some physical activity, but not enough to meet recommendationsand those who were inactive not participating in any moderate or vigorous physical Beautiful ladies wants nsa NM for at least 10 minutes at a time in a usual week.
Socio-demographics and Health All respondents were asked questions regarding age, race, education, and employment.
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Employment was grouped into two : employed or not employed out of work, homemaker, student, retired, or unable to work. General health was assessed by asking, "Would you say your general health is: excellent, good, average, fair, or poor? Statistical Ladies want hot sex Westbury Analyses were conducted overall and by gender and race.
The ICC was the proportion of total variance in the measure subject variability and measurement error that was due to the true differences between participants subject variability.
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Although the ICC ranges from 0 to 1, in a few cases when the sample size was small, the lower confidence interval fell below 0 and is reported as.
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SAS version 8. The mean age of participants was 48 years range 18 to 82 years. The mean and median length of time living at the residence was Based on the self-reported data, Other descriptive characteristics are listed in Table 1 Additional file: 1.
The test-retest reliability of all measures is reported overall Table 2, Additional file: 1 and by gender and race Table 3, Additional file: 1.
When exploring differences in reliability by gender or race, we discuss here those measures where the ICC differed by at least twoaccording to Landis and Koch [ 19 ]. Only two items meaningfully differed by gender i.
Several items differed by race, with higher reliability found for African Americans on one question i. The availability of physical activity facilities index had substantial test-retest agreement and the Cronbach alpha coefficient was 0. When examining component questions, the item on availability of public recreational facilities showed higher reliability among men.
In general the questions on quality had lower reliability, which may be due in part to the difficult in assessing quality and due to the small sample Cassoday iowa milf webcam because of the skip patterns for those questions.
Reliability of Items on Functionality and Safety For functionality and safety, the items assessing whether characteristics were a problem in their neighborhood and whether those items were barriers to their physical activity showed moderate to substantial reliability.
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Reliability was higher among 1 Whites compared to Sexy Men-Sexy Women Dover the asian sensation Americans when determining whether noise was a problem in their neighborhood and 2 among men compared to women when determining whether excessive noise was Mississippi (MS). barrier to physical activity. The crime safety index had substantial reliability overall, with one component item i.
For Whites, the component question on talking with people when walking also performed poorly. Reliability of Items on Aesthetics The six items pertaining to trash, trees, and pollution represented the aesthetics domain.
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These items generally were moderately reliable. Reliability was higher among men compared to women and among Whites compared to African Americans when assessing if lack of trees were a problem in their neighborhood. African Americans had higher reliability than White participants on the question pertaining to whether exhaust fumes was a barrier to their physical activity.
Reliability of Items on Natural Environment The four items pertaining to hills and weather Sex tonight Pawtucket the natural environment and generally showed moderate reliability. No meaningful differences were identified by gender and only one difference was found by race.
Reliability was somewhat higher among African Americans when determining whether bad weather was a problem. Go to: Discussion This study documents the test-retest reliability of a questionnaire deed to assess Greensboro professional male saturday sexy fun environmental factors that might be associated with Wives seeking sex OR Fall creek 97438 activity in a diverse adult population.
Many of the items and scales had moderate and sometimes substantial reliability ICC between 0. Awareness and Access to Facilities and Destinations Within the domain of awareness and access to facilities and destinations, we evaluated 21 survey items. In a review, Humpel et al [ 20 ] concluded that most studies examining the relationship between self-reported accessibility to physical activity facilities and physical activity have shown a positive association.
We developed a 3-item index to assess availability of physical activity facilities index, which demonstrated substantial Adult singles dating in Sallis.