Codes and Frequencies
BALSYMPTNO provides a count of the number of balance and dizziness symptoms to which the person reported "Yes." This variable is a count of the Yes responses of the person in the following variables: BALSFAINT, BALSBLURVIS, BALSFLOAT, BALSLIGHT, BALSUNSTEADY, BALSVERTIGO, and BALSOTHER.
This variable was part of the Sample Adult Balance Supplement, sponsored by the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders.
- 2008: Sample adults age 18+ who have had symptoms of dizziness or at least one balance problem.
- 2016: Sample adults 18+ who have ever had a problem with dizziness or balance OR sample adults who have ever reported having a problem of at least one specific dizziness or balance problem in the past 12 months.
- 2008, 2016
- 2008, 2016 : SAMPWEIGHT