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Table 1 Measures collected and analyzed in the US/BHPS and ELSA surveys

From: Nurse effects on measurement error in household biosocial surveys

Type Measure Units Number of measurements Name in data
Anthropometric measures Height cm 1 height
Weight kg 1 weight
Pulse Beats per minute 3 pulse
Physical performance Grip strength Individual readings for non-dominant hand in kg 3 mmgsn
Individual readings for dominant hand in kg 3 mmgsd
Lung capacity The amount of air that can be blown out in one second, measured in liters 1 htfev
The speed of air moving out of lungs at the beginning of expiration, measured in liters per second 1 htpev
The total amount of air that can be forcibly blown out after a full inhalation, measured in liters 1 htfvc