Consumer Expenditure Survey

Section 17, Part B - Books and Entertainment

Section 17, Part B deals with expenses for participation in sports, admissions to sporting or other events, and purchases of various entertainment items such as books, magazines, newspapers, music CDs or tapes, photographic film, and video tapes or DVDs.

Since the first of the month have you or any members of your CU paid any fees for participating in sports such as tennis, golf, bowling, or swimming?

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What was the total expense? [enter value] __________

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

Since the first of the reference month, have you or any members of your CU ....

Paid any single admissions to spectator sporting events such as football, baseball, hockey, or soccer?

What was the total expense? [enter value] ________

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

Since the first of the reference month, have you or any members of your CU ....

Paid any single admissions to entertainment activities such as movies, plays, operas, or concerts?

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What was the total expense? [enter value] ________

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

Since the first of the reference month, have you or any members of your CU ....

Bought any books, including paperbacks, which were not purchased through a book club? Do not include reference books or school books.

What was the total expense? [enter value] ________

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

Since the first of the reference month, have you or any members of your CU ....

Bought any magazines not included in a subscription?

What was the total expense? [enter value] ________

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

Since the first of the reference month, have you or any members of your CU ....

Purchased single copies of newspapers (non-subscription)?

What was the total expense? [enter value] ________

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

Since the first of the reference month, have you or any members of your CU ....

Purchased CDs, audio tapes, or records other than through a mail-order club?

What was the total expense? [enter value] ________

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

Since the first the reference month, have you or any members of your CU ....

Purchased any photographic film?

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What was the total expense? [enter value] ________

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

Since the first the reference month, have you or any members of your CU ....

Paid for film processing?

What was the total expense? [enter value] ________

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

Since the first the reference month, have you or any members of your CU ....

Purchased any video tapes or DVDs other than through a mail-order club?

What was the total expense? [enter value] ________

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

Since the first the reference month, have you or any members of your CU ....

Rented any video tapes or DVDs?

What was the total expense? [enter value] ________

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

End of Section 17B

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Last Modified Date: November 29, 2005

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