GS. Grip Strength

GS. Grip Strength Module of SHARE 2013

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GS001 Question Now I would lik e 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 thenlet go. I will tak e two alternate measurements from your right and your left hand. Would you be willing to have your handgrip measured?
GS010 Question IWER:Why didn't R complete the grip strength test?{CodeAll}
GS011 Question IWER:Specify other reason
GS002 Question IWER:Record respondent status
GS003 Question INTERVIEWER STOP TEST.
GS004 Question Which is your dominant hand?
GS005 Question IWER:Position the respondent correctly. Adjust dynamometer to hand size by turning the lever and reset arrow at zero. Explain the procedure once again. Let respondent have apractice with one hand. Use scorecard to record the results and enter results into computer after test is finished.
GS006 Question LEFT HAND, FIRST MEASUREMENT.
GS007 Question LEFT HAND, SECOND MEASUREMENT.
GS008 Question RIGHT HAND, FIRST MEASUREMENT.
GS009 Question RIGHT HAND, SECOND MEASUREMENT.
GS012 Question IWER:How much effort did R give to this measurement?
GS013 Question IWER:What was the R's position for this test?
GS014 Question IWER:Did R rest his/her arms on a support while performing this test?
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GS001

Now I would lik e 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 thenlet go. I will tak e two alternate measurements from your right and your left hand. Would you be willing to have your handgrip measured?

NOW I WOULD LIK E 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 THENLET GO. I WILL TAK E TWO ALTERNATE MEASUREMENTS FROM YOUR RIGHT AND YOUR LEFT HAND. WOULD YOU BE WILLING TO HAVE YOUR HANDGRIP MEASURED?
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If Now I would lik e 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 thenlet go. I will tak e two alternate measurements from your right and your left hand. Would you be willing to have your handgrip measured? <> EMPTY »
 
   
 
If Now I would lik e 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 thenlet go. I will tak e two alternate measurements from your right and your left hand. Would you be willing to have your handgrip measured? <> 1 R agrees to take measurement 2 R refuses to take measurement 3 R is unable to take measurement  »
 
     
   
GS010

IWER:Why didn't R complete the grip strength test?{CodeAll}

IWER:WHY DIDN'T R COMPLETE THE GRIP STRENGTH TEST?{CODEALL}
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If 97 includes GS010 »
 
       
     
GS011

IWER:Specify other reason

IWER:SPECIFY OTHER REASON
       
 
GS002

IWER:Record respondent status

IWER:RECORD RESPONDENT STATUS
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If Now I would lik e 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 thenlet go. I will tak e two alternate measurements from your right and your left hand. Would you be willing to have your handgrip measured? <> 1 R agrees to take measurement 2 R refuses to take measurement 3 R is unable to take measurement  »
 
     
   
GS003

INTERVIEWER STOP TEST.

INTERVIEWER STOP TEST.
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If Now I would lik e 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 thenlet go. I will tak e two alternate measurements from your right and your left hand. Would you be willing to have your handgrip measured? = 1 R agrees to take measurement 2 R refuses to take measurement 3 R is unable to take measurement  »
 
     
   
If IWER:Record respondent status = 1 Respondent has the use of both hands 2 Respondent is unable to use right hand 3 Respondent is unable to use left hand  »
 
       
     
GS004

Which is your dominant hand?

WHICH IS YOUR DOMINANT HAND?
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GS005

IWER:Position the respondent correctly. Adjust dynamometer to hand size by turning the lever and reset arrow at zero. Explain the procedure once again. Let respondent have apractice with one hand. Use scorecard to record the results and enter results into computer after test is finished.

IWER:POSITION THE RESPONDENT CORRECTLY. ADJUST DYNAMOMETER TO HAND SIZE BY TURNING THE LEVER AND RESET ARROW AT ZERO. EXPLAIN THE PROCEDURE ONCE AGAIN. LET RESPONDENT HAVE APRACTICE WITH ONE HAND. USE SCORECARD TO RECORD THE RESULTS AND ENTER RESULTS INTO COMPUTER AFTER TEST IS FINISHED.
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If (IWER:Record respondent status = 1 Respondent has the use of both hands 2 Respondent is unable to use right hand 3 Respondent is unable to use left hand ) or (IWER:Record respondent status = 2) »
 
       
     
GS006

LEFT HAND, FIRST MEASUREMENT.

LEFT HAND, FIRST MEASUREMENT.
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GS007

LEFT HAND, SECOND MEASUREMENT.

LEFT HAND, SECOND MEASUREMENT.
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If (IWER:Record respondent status = 1 Respondent has the use of both hands 2 Respondent is unable to use right hand 3 Respondent is unable to use left hand ) or (IWER:Record respondent status = 3) »
 
       
     
GS008

RIGHT HAND, FIRST MEASUREMENT.

RIGHT HAND, FIRST MEASUREMENT.
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GS009

RIGHT HAND, SECOND MEASUREMENT.

RIGHT HAND, SECOND MEASUREMENT.
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GS012

IWER:How much effort did R give to this measurement?

IWER:HOW MUCH EFFORT DID R GIVE TO THIS MEASUREMENT?
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GS013

IWER:What was the R's position for this test?

IWER:WHAT WAS THE R'S POSITION FOR THIS TEST?
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GS014

IWER:Did R rest his/her arms on a support while performing this test?

IWER:DID R REST HIS/HER ARMS ON A SUPPORT WHILE PERFORMING THIS TEST?
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GS001
Now I would lik e 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 thenlet go. I will tak e two alternate measurements from your right and your left hand. Would you be willing to have your handgrip measured?

NOW I WOULD LIK E 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 THENLET GO. I WILL TAK E TWO ALTERNATE MEASUREMENTS FROM YOUR RIGHT AND YOUR LEFT HAND. WOULD YOU BE WILLING TO HAVE YOUR HANDGRIP MEASURED?
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1 R agrees to take measurement
2 R refuses to take measurement
3 R is unable to take measurement


If Now I would lik e 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 thenlet go. I will tak e two alternate measurements from your right and your left hand. Would you be willing to have your handgrip measured? (GS001) <> EMPTY »

If Now I would lik e 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 thenlet go. I will tak e two alternate measurements from your right and your left hand. Would you be willing to have your handgrip measured? (GS001) <> 1 R agrees to take measurement 2 R refuses to take measurement 3 R is unable to take measurement  »

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GS010
IWER:Why didn't R complete the grip strength test?{CodeAll}

IWER:WHY DIDN'T R COMPLETE THE GRIP STRENGTH TEST?{CODEALL}
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1 R felt it would not be safe
2 IWER felt it would not be safe
3 R refused, no reason given
4 R tried but was unable to complete test
5 R did not understand the instructions
6 R had surgery, injury, swelling, etc. on both hands in past 6 months
97 Other (Specify)


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GS011
IWER:Specify other reason

IWER:SPECIFY OTHER REASON

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GS002
IWER: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


If Now I would lik e 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 thenlet go. I will tak e two alternate measurements from your right and your left hand. Would you be willing to have your handgrip measured? (GS001) <> 1 R agrees to take measurement 2 R refuses to take measurement 3 R is unable to take measurement  »

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GS003
INTERVIEWER STOP TEST.

INTERVIEWER STOP TEST.
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If Now I would lik e 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 thenlet go. I will tak e two alternate measurements from your right and your left hand. Would you be willing to have your handgrip measured? (GS001) = 1 R agrees to take measurement 2 R refuses to take measurement 3 R is unable to take measurement  »

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GS004
Which is your dominant hand?

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


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GS005
IWER:Position the respondent correctly. Adjust dynamometer to hand size by turning the lever and reset arrow at zero. Explain the procedure once again. Let respondent have apractice with one hand. Use scorecard to record the results and enter results into computer after test is finished.

IWER:POSITION THE RESPONDENT CORRECTLY. ADJUST DYNAMOMETER TO HAND SIZE BY TURNING THE LEVER AND RESET ARROW AT ZERO. EXPLAIN THE PROCEDURE ONCE AGAIN. LET RESPONDENT HAVE APRACTICE WITH ONE HAND. USE SCORECARD TO RECORD THE RESULTS AND ENTER RESULTS INTO COMPUTER AFTER TEST IS FINISHED.
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GS006
LEFT HAND, FIRST MEASUREMENT.

LEFT HAND, FIRST MEASUREMENT.
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GS007
LEFT HAND, SECOND MEASUREMENT.

LEFT HAND, SECOND MEASUREMENT.
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GS008
RIGHT HAND, FIRST MEASUREMENT.

RIGHT HAND, FIRST MEASUREMENT.
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0..100


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GS009
RIGHT HAND, SECOND MEASUREMENT.

RIGHT HAND, SECOND MEASUREMENT.
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0..100


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GS012
IWER:How much effort did R give to this measurement?

IWER:HOW MUCH EFFORT DID R GIVE TO THIS MEASUREMENT?
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1 R gave full effort
2 R was prevented from giving full effort by illness, pain, or other symptoms or discomforts
3 R did not appear to give full effort, but no obvious reason for this


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GS013
IWER:What was the R's position for this test?

IWER:WHAT WAS THE R'S POSITION FOR THIS TEST?
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1 Standing
2 Sitting
3 Lying down


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GS014
IWER:Did R rest his/her arms on a support while performing this test?

IWER:DID R REST HIS/HER ARMS ON A SUPPORT WHILE PERFORMING THIS TEST?
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1 Yes
5 No


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