Codes and Frequencies
For sample adults who were ever told by a doctor or other health professional of the cause(s) of their dizziness or balance problem and, in 2016, sample children who have ever been told a diagnosis for their balance or dizziness problems (BALHPDIAG), BALCDIABET indicates whether diabetes was one of the causes.
This variable was part of the Sample Adult and Sample Child Balance Supplement, sponsored by the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders.
Please see the Universe tab for changes in universe over time for this variable. For sample adults, in 2008, this variable refers their "most bothersome dizziness or balance problem" (BALSBOTHER); beginning in 2016, this variable refers to more generally to "dizziness or balance problems."
- 2008: Sample adults age 18+ who were told cause of symptoms of dizziness or balance problem.
- 2016: Sample adults 18+ who had a balance or dizziness problem in the past 12 months and have had a balance or dizziness problem in the past 12 months or who had at least one symptom in the past 12 months AND who were told a reason for their dizziness or balance problem by a doctor or other health professional (including ER); and sample children 3+ who have ever been told a diagnosis for their balance or dizziness problems.
- 2008, 2016
- 2008, 2016 : SAMPWEIGHT