Both self-report and objective measures were used across studies to evaluate participant health practices such as sleep habits, physical activity, tobacco use, alcohol consumption, and diet. While not all specific measures were included in each study, several behaviors were assessed consistently.
The table below lists the various health practices that were assessed in one or more studies, and which specific measures were used to assess those variables in each. Detailed information on how each behavior was assessed can be obtained by clicking on the name of the measure.
|usual intake||CLUE II Food Frequency/Diet Questionnaire (Brief Block FFQ)||✔||✔|
| usual intake
||Eating Habits Questionnaire||✔|
|daily intake||Daily Interview||✔||✔|
|daily exercise||Daily Interview||✔||✔|
|typical activity||Exercise Questionnaire||✔|
|typical activity||College Alumni Health Study Questionnaire (Paffenbarger Scale)||✔||✔||✔|
|typical activity||Study Questionnaire||✔|
| number of steps
| nocturnal activity
|previous night||Daily Interview||✔||✔||✔|
|typical||Pittsburgh Sleep Quality Questionnaire (PSQI)||✔||✔||✔||✔|
| current & history