Codes and Frequencies
BALMEDSICK indicates whether the person took medicine or used patches for motion sickness, nausea, or vomiting for any health condition or problem.
The questions for this variable were part of the Sample Adult Balance Supplement, sponsored by the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders.
- 2008: Sample adults age 18+.
- 2016: Sample adults 18+ who have ever had a problem with dizziness or balance and have had a problem with dizziness or balance in the past 12 months OR sample adults who have ever reported having a symptom of at least one specific dizziness or balance problem in the past 12 months.
- 2008, 2016
- 2008, 2016 : SAMPWEIGHT