Representing Physical Activity

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Type Standard Implementation/Specification Standards Process Maturity Implementation Maturity Adoption Level Federally required Cost Test Tool Availability
Rating 1
Limitations, Dependencies, and Preconditions for Consideration Applicable Value Set(s) and Starter Set(s)
  • The Two-question screen, "moderate to strenuous activity in last 7 days" adapted by SAMHSA from the Kaiser Permanente Exercise Vital Sign screen of physical activity is best suited for this interoperability need.
  • See LOINC projects in the Interoperability Proving Ground.
  • How many days of moderate to strenuous exercise, like a brisk walk, did you do in the last 7 days? LOINC® code 68515-6
  • On those days that you engaged in moderate to strenuous exercise, how many minutes, on average, did you exercise? LOINC® code 68516-4
  • Responses use applicable UCUM unit of measure