GS. Grip Strength

GS. Grip Strength module of SHARE 2004

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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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End of GS. Grip Strength