U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
Consumer Expenditure Survey
Post Interview for Field Representatives
The Post Interview for Field Representatives section provides the standard interview closing remarks and collects information about the use of records during the interview.
This concludes the interview. Thank you for your patience, and for
taking the time to answer our questions.
Let me remind you that the information you provide is very valuable because it is used
to update the Consumer Price Index, which is one of our nation's leading economic
That is why we sincerely appreciate your participation in this survey [and look
forward to your continued cooperation when we contact you again in 3 months].
* NOTE: Inform the respondent that a supervisor may call them to conduct
- Enter 1 to Continue
* In answering questions about expenses, did the respondent consult bills, receipts, check stubs, expense books, tax returns, or other records?
- Almost always
- Almost never
* What types of bills, receipts, or records did the respondent(s)
use to give cost information?
Enter all that apply
Checkbook ledger or stubs
Receipts of purchase (sales slips)
Home file (provided by census bureau)
Contracts of agreements
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Last Modified Date: September 4, 2008