Consumer Expenditure Survey

Section 17, Part A - Subscriptions and Memberships

Section 17, Part A deals with expenditures for subscriptions, mail order clubs, season tickets, reference books, recreational club memberships and shopping club memberships.

Now I am going to ask you about expenses for subscriptions, memberships, books, and entertainment.

Since the first of reference month have you purchased any of the following items for your CU or for someone outside your CU?

* Read each item on list.

Have you had any membership costs or other expenses related to any of the following?
Do not include contributions to or membership in religious, professional, business, or other tax deductible organizations.

* Read each item on list.

What is the name of the newspaper?

* Enter name such as "Daily News", "Reebok", "Columbia Record Club", "Book of the Month Club." [enter text] _____________________

What is the name of the book club?

* Enter name such as "Daily News", "Reebok", "Columbia Record Club", "Book of the Month Club." [enter text] _____________________

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What is the name of the mail order club?

* Enter name such as "Daily News", "Reebok", "Columbia Record Club", "Book of the Month Club." [enter text] _____________________

What is the name of the magazine or periodical?

* Enter name such as "Daily News", "Reebok", "Columbia Record Club", "Book of the Month Club." [enter text] _____________________

What is the name of the theater, concert, opera, other musical series, or amusement parks?

* Enter name such as "Daily News", "Reebok", "Columbia Record Club", "Book of the Month Club." [enter text] _____________________

What is the name of the sporting event?

* Enter name such as "Daily News", "Reebok", "Columbia Record Club", "Book of the Month Club." [enter text] _____________________

What is the name of the reference books NOT in sets?

* Enter name such as "Daily News", "Reebok", "Columbia Record Club", "Book of the Month Club." [enter text] _____________________

What is the name of the encyclopedias or other sets of reference books?

* Enter name such as "Daily News", "Reebok", "Columbia Record Club", "Book of the Month Club." [enter text] _____________________

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What is the name of the country clubs, health clubs, swimming pools, tennis clubs, social or other recreational organizations?

* Enter name such as "Jaycees", "Kent Swim and Country Club", "Amoco Motor Club", "or "Sam's Club". [enter text] _____________________

What is the name of the civic, service, or fraternal organizations?

* Enter name such as "Jaycees", "Kent Swim and Country Club", "Amoco Motor Club", "or "Sam's Club". [enter text] _____________________

What is the name of the credit card?

* Enter name such as "Jaycees", "Kent Swim and Country Club", "Amoco Motor Club", "or "Sam's Club". [enter text] _____________________

What is the name of the discount club?

* Enter name such as "Jaycees", "Kent Swim and Country Club", "Amoco Motor Club", "or "Sam's Club". [enter text] _____________________

Was this purchase for your CU or someone outside your CU?

What was the total cost since the first of the reference month?
(Include shipping and handling fees.) [enter value] _____________

How much of the total amount was paid this month? [enter value] ________

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Did you "purchase/pay for" any other "items from the above list"?

End of Section 17A

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Last Modified Date: November 29, 2005

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