GS. Grip Strength

Respondent’s maximum handgrip strength is measured in this module with the aid of a dynamometer.

Label Type Description
MERGEID System generated Person identifier (fix across modules and waves)
HHID3 System generated Household identifier wave 3
COUNTRY System generated Country identifier
WAVEID System generated Identifier of original wave
SPLIT System generated Household split identifier
LANGUAGE System generated Language of questionnaire
CVID System generated Coverscreen sequence identifier (wave specific)
GS001 Question Willing to have handgrip measured
GS010 Question asked of interviewer Why not completed gs test
GS011 Question asked of interviewer Other reason
GS002 Question asked of interviewer Record respondent status
GS004 Question Dominant hand
GS006 Question First measurement, left hand
GS007 Question Second measurement, left hand
GS008 Question First measurement, right hand
GS009 Question Second measurement, right hand
GS012 Question asked of interviewer How much effort r gave
GS013 Question asked of interviewer The position of r for this test
GS014 Question asked of interviewer R rested his/her arms on a support