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Hispanic Community Health Study / Study of Latinos

Name Label Folder
gpaq_level
Physical activity level (low, mod, high)
Physical activity level (low, mod, high)

This variable assigns a value of 1 assigned to those with high total physical activity levels, a value of 2 to those with moderate total physical activity levels and a value of 3 to those with low total physical activity levels.

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gpaq_mod_week
GPAQ - Total physical (moderate) activity (min/week)
GPAQ - Total physical (moderate) activity (min/week)

This variable that finds the average amount of time spent per week doing moderate physical activity.

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gpaq_mv_week
GPAQ - Total physical activity (min/week)
GPAQ - Total physical activity (min/week)

This variable that finds the average amount of time spent per week doing any physical activity.

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gpaq_pag2008
Activity level per 2008 PA guidelines (categorical - 4 levels)
Activity level per 2008 PA guidelines (categorical - 4 levels)

This variable that contains the level of physical activity per the 2008 PA guidelines.

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gpaq_pag2008yn
Meets 2008 activity level guidelines
Meets 2008 activity level guidelines

This variable determines whether or not high or medium activity level has been met based on variable gpaq_pag2008 (all counts).

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gpaq_rec
Recreational physical activity (min/day)
Recreational physical activity (min/day)

This variable finds the total time per day doing some form of recreational physical activity.

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gpaq_rec_mod
Recreational physical (moderate) activity (min/day)
Recreational physical (moderate) activity (min/day)

This variable calculates the average amount of time spent per day doing a moderate recreational physical activity.

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gpaq_rec_vig
Recreational physical (vigorous) activity (min/day)
Recreational physical (vigorous) activity (min/day)

This variable calculates the average amount of time spent per day doing a vigorous recreational physical activity.

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gpaq_total
Total physical activity (min/day)
Total physical activity (min/day)

This variable shows the average amount of time spent doing some form of physical activity in a week.

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gpaq_total_met
Total physical activity (MET-min/day)
Total physical activity (MET-min/day)

This variable calculates the total amount of time spent doing some form of physical activity in a week.

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gpaq_total_mod
Total physical (moderate) activity (min/day)
Total physical (moderate) activity (min/day)

This variable finds the average amount of time spent per day doing moderate physical activity.

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gpaq_total_vig
Total physical (vigorous) activity (min/day)
Total physical (vigorous) activity (min/day)

This variable finds the average amount of time spent per day doing vigorous physical activity.

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gpaq_trsport
Transportation-related physical activity (min/day)
Transportation-related physical activity (min/day)

This variable calculates the average amount of time spent per day walking or biking to and from a place.

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gpaq_vig_week
GPAQ - Total physical (vigorous) activity (min/week)
GPAQ - Total physical (vigorous) activity (min/week)

This variable finds the average amount of time spent per week doing vigorous physical activity.

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gpaq_work
Work-related physical activity (min/day)
Work-related physical activity (min/day)

This variable finds the total time per day doing some form of work-related physical activity.

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gpaq_work_mod
Work-related (moderate) physical activity (min/day)
Work-related (moderate) physical activity (min/day)

This variable calculates the average amount of time spent per day doing a moderate work-related physical activity.

Global Physical Activity Questionnaire
gpaq_work_vig
Work-related (vigorous) physical activity (min/day)
Work-related (vigorous) physical activity (min/day)

This variable calculates the average amount of time spent per day doing a vigorous work-related physical activity.

Global Physical Activity Questionnaire