Table of contents

  • Preliminary material 
    • Title page and verso
    • Contents
    • Acknowledgments
  • Sections
    1. Introduction
    2. The survey 
      • The Active Australia Survey
    3. Interviewer training and survey implementation
      • The National Physical Activity Survey
      • Handy hints for users, researchers, interviewers and analysts
      • Annotated survey questions for interviewers
    4. Analysis and reporting of the survey data
      • Measures derived from the Active Australia Survey
      • Data structure
      • Number of sessions of each activity
      • Total time spent in each activity
      • Average time spent in each activity
      • Proportion of people doing 'sufficient' activity for health
      • Proportion of people who were sedentary
      • Awareness of physical activity messages
    5. Background to the survey
      • Basis for data development
      • Development of the data standards for physical activity, 1997-1999
      • Current status of the proposed data standards
  • End matter 
    • Appendixes
      • Appendix 1: Example of CATI survey coding
      • Appendix 2: Membership of the Expert Working Group
      • Appendix 3: Parties invited to be part of the national consultation process
    • Bibliography