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 (BALHPDIAG), BALCHEART indicates whether heart disease was one of the causes.
This variable was part of the Sample Adult Balance Supplement, sponsored by the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders.
Please see the Universe tab for changes in the universe over time. In 2008, this variable refers to their "most bothersome dizziness or balance problem;" in 2016, this variable refers to more generally to "dizziness or balance problem(s). (BALSBOTHER"
- 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).
- 2008, 2016
- 2008, 2016 : SAMPWEIGHT