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The IPAQ is used as a standardised measure to estimate habitual practice of physical activities of populations from different countries and socio-cultural contexts . Two-forms of the IPAQ have been developed: a short and a long ver-sion, both of which involve 7-day recall of physical activ-ity. The short-form (SF) was designed for use in surveillance studies, in which time is limited, and consists of 8 items to estimate the time spent performing physical activities (moderate to vigorous) and inactivity (time spent sitting). The long form (LF) was designed to provide a comprehensive evaluation of daily physical activities, and assesses the time spent walking, doing moderate-intensity and vigorous-intensity activity within the domains of work, transportation, domestic and gardening (yard) activities, and leisure-related activities.