Codes and Frequencies
For all sample adults, BALPFATIGUE indicates whether the person had severe fatigue in the last 12 months. The questionnaire included the instructions, "Do not include times when drinking alcohol" and instructed interviewers to mark "No" if the person experienced this problem "for reasons OTHER than dizziness or balance." Examples given to respondents included "persons who are in a wheelchair, are deaf, blind, don't have a driver's license, etc."
The question for this variable was part of the Sample Adult Balance Supplement, sponsored by the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders.
- 2008;2016: Sample adults age 18+.
- 2008, 2016
- 2008, 2016 : SAMPWEIGHT