GS. Grip Strength

GS. Grip Strength module of SHARE 2004

Start of GS. Grip Strength

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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

End of GS. Grip Strength