Term: Frequency of Physical Activity

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Glossary Definition

Last Updated: 2007-09-26


Classifies Canadian Community Health Survey (CCHS) respondents based on their average monthly frequency of physical activities lasting more than 15 minutes over a three-month period. The categories are regularly (>=12 times), occasionally (>= 4 and < 12), and infrequently (< 4).

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