About the National Data
Data Source: National Health Interview Survey (NHIS), CDC/NCHS
Baseline: 70.7 percent of adults aged 18 years and over with moderate to severe balance or dizziness problems had seen a health care specialist in 2016
Target: 76.7 percent
Minimal statistical significance
The denominator includes adults who responded "yes" to having a balance or dizziness problem in the past 12 months and who said it was a moderate, big, or very big problem. The numerator is comprised of adults who (i) responded "yes" to having a balance or dizziness problem in the past 12 months; (ii) who said it was a moderate, big, or very big problem; and (iii) who also responded "yes" to having been referred to or seen a health care professional in one of the listed specialties.