Consumer Expenditure Survey

Section 6 - APPLIANCES, HOUSEHOLD EQUIPMENT, AND OTHER SELECTED ITEMS - Continued

Part B - HOUSEHOLD APPLIANCES AND OTHER SELECTED ITEMS

SMALL HOUSEHOLD APPLIANCES

  1. - SMALL ELECTRICAL KITCHEN APPLIANCES, including -
blender electric frying pan mixer
breadmaker electric iron pizza oven
coffee grinder electric knife popcorn maker
coffee maker electric timer rice cooker
crockpot electric wine chiller sandwich grill
deep fryer electric wok slow cooker
electric barbecue food processor smoothie maker
electric can opener hot plate toaster
electric grill ice cream maker toaster oven
electric fondue set juicer waffle iron
  1. - ELECTRICAL PERSONAL CARE APPLIANCES, including -
curling iron electric toothbrush make-up mirror
denture cleaner facial sauna massager
electric hair trimmer foot bath water-pick
electric razor hair dryer
electric scale heating pad

  1. - SMOKE DETECTORS, including -
battery-operated ionization chamber type photo-cell type
wired

  1. - ELECTRIC FLOOR CLEANING EQUIPMENT, including -
floor polisher hand vacuum rug shampooer
vacuum cleaner
  1. - OTHER HOUSEHOLD APPLIANCES, including -
air purifier trash compactor
carbon monoxide detectors water filters
home security devices (burglar alarms)
including console, control modules,
burglar alarm console, door and window transmitters

  1. - SEWING MACHINES (with or without cabinet)

  1. - OFFICE MACHINES, INCLUDING FAX MACHINES AND CALCULATORS, also including-
copy machine typewriter
  1. - PERSONAL DIGITAL ASSISTANT OR PDAS AND POCKET PCS, including -
palm iPaq
  1. - DIGITAL BOOK READERS, including -
Kindle Nook Sony eReader
  1. - COMPUTERS, COMPUTER SYSTEMS, OR RELATED HARDWARE FOR NON-BUSINESS USE, including -
CD/DVD drive cables home computers with or without monitors
computer printers fax modems external hard drive
keyboards scanner netbooks
modems memory mouse
monitors Micro PC laptops
iPads
  1. - COMPUTER SOFTWARE, INCLUDING COMPUTER GAMES, FOR NON-BUSINESS USE,
  1. - COMPUTER ACCESSORIES, FOR NON-BUSINESS USE, including -
printer cartridges mouse pads
  1. - PORTABLE MEMORY, SUCH AS FLASH DRIVES, MEMORY CARDS, AND RECORDABLE DISCS AND TAPES, including -
thumb drives blank DVDs blank CDs
USB flash drive memory stick
  1. - VIDEO GAME HARDWARE OR ACCESSORIES, including -
Nintendo Wii Gamecube Nintendo DS
Gameboy Playstation Xbox
PSP
  1. - VIDEO GAMES, including -
Nintendo Wii Gamecube
Nintendo DS PSP

  1. - TELEPHONES OR ACCESSORIES, including -
beepers cordless telephones cell phone covers
phone jacks and cords car chargers Bluetooth accessories
cell phones headsets chargers
pagers
  1. - TELEPHONE ANSWERING MACHINES, including -
    combinations of telephone/answering machines
  2. - PHOTOGRAPHIC EQUIPMENT, including -
camera lens projector
battery pack for camera flash filters tripod
electro flash motor driven film advancer strobe light (for photographs)
enlarger projection screen winder
digital camera

Do not include film, film processing, or other photographic supplies.

  1. - MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS, SUPPLIES, OR ACCESSORIES, including -
brass instruments any other musical accessories strings for musical instruments
carrying case picks trombone
clarinet reeds trumpet
drums sheet music valve oil
music books saxophone woodwinds
music stand stringed instruments rosin
piano guitar keyboards

Do not include music lessons.

  1. - LAWNMOWING MACHINERY OR OTHER YARD EQUIPMENT, including -
electric lawn trimmer shovel rake
lawn mowers snow blower wheelbarrow
motorized tiller spreader
tractor (farm, garden, etc.)

TOOLS FOR HOME USE

  1. - POWER TOOLS, including -
cordless drill electric plane lathe
electric drill electric polisher router
electric saw electric swimming pool cleaning equipment sander
cordless circular saw air compressor
  1. - NONPOWER TOOLS, including -
axe socket saw
caulking gun level screwdriver
drill plane trouble light
hammer pliers wrench

HEATING AND COOLING EQUIPMENT

  1. - WINDOW AIR CONDITIONERS
  2. - PORTABLE COOLING OR HEATING EQUIPMENT, including -
fan humidifier spaceheater dehumidifier

TELEVISIONS, RADIOS, VIDEO AND SOUND EQUIPMENT (Not installed on vehicles)

  1. - TELEVISIONS, ALL TYPES INCLUDING COMBINATIONS OF TVS WITH DVD/VIDEO PLAYERS, including -
flat screen TV plasma TV high definition TV
  1. - DVD PLAYERS, VCRs, DVRs, OR VIDEO CAMERAS, including -
Blu-ray disc player video laser disc player
video cassette recorder/player video tape recorder/player
combination VCR/DVD player digital TV converter box
high definition disc player TIVO unit
  1. - SATELLITE DISHES, RECEIVERS, OR ACCESSORIES
  1. - HANDHELD PERSONAL MUSIC PLAYERS, including -
iPod Personal MP3 players
  1. - RADIOS, ALL TYPES, including -
clock radio
console
short-wave
walky-talky
transistor/portable
Walkman (radio only)
CB (not permanently
mounted in an automobile)
  1. - TAPE RECORDERS OR PLAYERS (not permanently mounted in an automobile), including -
audio tape decks reel-to-reel tape decks
audio cassette players/recorders Walkman (cassette/radio combination or cassette only)
  1. - SOUND COMPONENTS, COMPONENT SYSTEMS, OR COMPACT DISC SOUND SYSTEMS, including -
amplifier receiver tape deck (not specified)
compact disc players stereo tuner
equalizer stereo rack system turntable
speakers mixer
  1. - OTHER SOUND OR VIDEO EQUIPMENT INCLUDING ACCESSORIES -
adapter for sound equipment battery packs microphone
antenna (TV, radio, etc.) base station CB antenna headset
power converter earphones/headphones power booster

SPORTS, RECREATION, AND EXERCISE EQUIPMENT

  1. - GENERAL SPORTS EQUIPMENT, including -
badminton set football soccer ball
sports protective equipment/gear frisbee golf cart (non-riding)
baseball bat golf clubs sports uniform
baseball glove karate equipment tennis racket
basketball lawn games volleyball
table tennis equipment racquetball skateboard
bowling ball basketball hoop racquetball racket
boxing equipment roller blades

Exclude specialized athletic shoes such as for football, baseball, soccer, biking, and bowling.

  1. - HEALTH AND EXERCISE EQUIPMENT, including -
exercycle trampoline weight bench
exercise mat treadmill pedometer
rowing machine weights home gym
  1. - CAMPING EQUIPMENT, including -
air mattress canteen portable heater
camping cookware kerosene lamp sleeping bag
camping stove frame packs and other camping packs sleeping pad
tent
  1. - HUNTING AND FISHING EQUIPMENT, including -
ammunition scopes (not specified) rifle
bow and arrow BB/pellet gun shotgun
knife fishing rod and tackle crossbow
  1. - WINTER SPORTS EQUIPMENT, including -
ice boat ski poles snow skis snowboard
ice skates sled toboggan snowboard equipment
ski boots sledding equipment
  1. - WATER SPORTS EQUIPMENT, including -
diving equipment water skis water ski vest
raft life jacket wind surf board
surf board snorkel wake board

  1. - OUTBOARD MOTORS
  1. - BICYCLES, including -
bicycle helmets rack tires
bicycle parts stand tubes
locks supplies
  1. - TRICYCLES OR BATTERY POWERED RIDERS, including -
big wheels
  1. - PLAYGROUND EQUIPMENT, including -
portable swimming pool swing set sand box gym set
  1. - OTHER SPORTS OR RECREATION EQUIPMENT, including -
telescope paintball equipment metal detector

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Last Modified Date: April 12, 2011

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