GS. Grip Strength

GS. Grip Strength module of SHARE 2004

item label type description
MERGEID System generated Person identifier (fix across modules and waves)
HHID System generated Household (fix across modules and waves)
HHID1 System generated Household identifier wave 1
COUNTRY System generated Country identifier
WAVEID System generated Identifier of original wave
LANGUAGE System generated Language of questionnaire
CVID System generated Coverscreen sequence identifier (wave specific)
GS001 Question Willing to have handgrip measured
GS002 Question 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
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GS001

Willing to have handgrip measured

NOW I WOULD LIKE TO ASSESS THE STRENGTH OF YOUR HAND IN A GRIPPING EXERCISE. I WILL ASK YOU TO SQUEEZE THIS HANDLE AS HARD AS YOU CAN, JUST FOR A COUPLE OF SECONDS AND THEN LET GO. I WILL TAKE TWO ALTERNATE MEASUREMENTS FROM YOUR RIGHT AND YOUR LEFT HAND. WOULD YOU BE WILLING TO HAVE YOUR HANDGRIP MEASURED? IWER: DEMONSTRATE GRIP STRENGTH MEASURE
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GS002

Record respondent status

IWER: RECORD RESPONDENT STATUS
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If Willing to have handgrip measured = 1. Yes and Record respondent status < 4. Respondent is unable to use either hand »
 
   
 
If Record respondent status = 1. Respondent has the use of both hands »
 
     
   
GS004

Dominant hand

WHICH IS YOUR DOMINANT HAND?
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If Record respondent status = 1. Respondent has the use of both hands or Record respondent status = 2. Respondent is unable to use right hand »
 
     
   
GS006

First measurement, left hand

LEFT HAND, FIRST MEASUREMENT. IWER: ENTER THE RESULTS TO THE NEAREST INTEGER VALUE.
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GS007

Second measurement, left hand

LEFT HAND, SECOND MEASUREMENT. IWER: ENTER THE RESULTS TO THE NEAREST INTEGER VALUE.
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If Record respondent status = 1. Respondent has the use of both hands or Record respondent status = 3. Respondent is unable to use left hand »
 
     
   
GS008

First measurement, right hand

RIGHT HAND, FIRST MEASUREMENT. IWER: ENTER THE RESULTS TO THE NEAREST INTEGER VALUE.
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GS009

Second measurement, right hand

RIGHT HAND, SECOND MEASUREMENT. IWER: ENTER THE RESULTS TO THE NEAREST INTEGER VALUE.
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GS001
Willing to have handgrip measured

NOW I WOULD LIKE TO ASSESS THE STRENGTH OF YOUR HAND IN A GRIPPING EXERCISE. I WILL ASK YOU TO SQUEEZE THIS HANDLE AS HARD AS YOU CAN, JUST FOR A COUPLE OF SECONDS AND THEN LET GO. I WILL TAKE TWO ALTERNATE MEASUREMENTS FROM YOUR RIGHT AND YOUR LEFT HAND. WOULD YOU BE WILLING TO HAVE YOUR HANDGRIP MEASURED? IWER: DEMONSTRATE GRIP STRENGTH MEASURE
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1. Yes
2. No
3. Unable to take measurement

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GS002
Record respondent status

IWER: RECORD RESPONDENT STATUS
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1. Respondent has the use of both hands
2. Respondent is unable to use right hand
3. Respondent is unable to use left hand
4. Respondent is unable to use either hand

If Willing to have handgrip measured (GS001) = 1. Yes and Record respondent status (GS002) < 4. Respondent is unable to use either hand »

If Record respondent status (GS002) = 1. Respondent has the use of both hands »

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GS004
Dominant hand

WHICH IS YOUR DOMINANT HAND?
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1. Right hand
2. Left hand

If Record respondent status (GS002) = 1. Respondent has the use of both hands or Record respondent status (GS002) = 2. Respondent is unable to use right hand »

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GS006
First measurement, left hand

LEFT HAND, FIRST MEASUREMENT. IWER: ENTER THE RESULTS TO THE NEAREST INTEGER VALUE.
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0..100

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GS007
Second measurement, left hand

LEFT HAND, SECOND MEASUREMENT. IWER: ENTER THE RESULTS TO THE NEAREST INTEGER VALUE.
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0..100

If Record respondent status (GS002) = 1. Respondent has the use of both hands or Record respondent status (GS002) = 3. Respondent is unable to use left hand »

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GS008
First measurement, right hand

RIGHT HAND, FIRST MEASUREMENT. IWER: ENTER THE RESULTS TO THE NEAREST INTEGER VALUE.
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0..100

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GS009
Second measurement, right hand

RIGHT HAND, SECOND MEASUREMENT. IWER: ENTER THE RESULTS TO THE NEAREST INTEGER VALUE.
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0..100

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