Consumer Expenditure Survey

Section 8 - HOME FURNISHINGS AND RELATED HOUSEHOLD ITEMS

Part A - Purchases

LIVING, FAMILY, OR RECREATION ROOM FURNITURE

  1. - SOFAS, including
loveseat sofa bed sectionals futon
  1. - LIVING ROOM CHAIRS, including -
bean bag chair rocker
convertible chair swivel
recliner
  1. - LIVING ROOM TABLES, including -
coffee table lamp tables
end tables TV table
  1. - WALL UNITS, SHELVES, OR CABINETS, including -
bookcase entertainment center curio cabinet
  1. - PING-PONG TABLES, POOL TABLES, OR OTHER SIMILAR RECREATION ROOM ITEMS
  2. - OTHER LIVING ROOM, FAMILY, OR RECREATION ROOM FURNITURE, including -
bar or portable bar coat rack gun cabinet
bar stools desk/chair room divider
card table/chairs foot stool (ottoman)
  1. - LIVING ROOM FURNITURE COMBINATIONS, including -
sofa, chair, and table combinations or suites

DINING ROOM AND KITCHEN FURNITURE

  1. - ALL DINING ROOM OR KITCHEN FURNITURE, including -
buffet dinette set kitchen chairs
china cabinet dining table and chairs serving table or cart

BEDROOM FURNITURE

  1. - MATTRESSES OR SPRINGS INCLUDING ROLLAWAYS
  2. - BEDROOM FURNITURE OTHER THAN MATTRESSES OR BOX SPRINGS, including -
armoire chairs headboard
brass bed chest mirrors
bunk bed dresser night tables
cedar chest frames vanity
water bed mattress topper

INFANTS FURNITURE AND EQUIPMENT

  1. - INFANTS FURNITURE, including -
bassinet crib mattress
changing table dresser playpen
chest high chair toy chest
portable crib
  1. - INFANTS EQUIPMENT, including -
baby bottle sterilizer carriage stroller
baby monitor guard rail swing
car seat baby backpack baby carriers
baby jogger baby travel system

OUTDOOR FURNITURE AND EQUIPMENT

  1. - PATIO, PORCH, OR OUTDOOR FURNITURE, including -
  2. patio umbrella
  3. - BARBECUE GRILLS OR OUTDOOR DECORATIVE ITEMS, including -
patio lanterns patio statues bird houses

OFFICE FURNITURE FOR HOME USE

  1. - ALL OFFICE FURNITURE FOR HOME USE, including -
computer furniture file cabinet safe
drawing table office chairs

Do not include any furniture used exclusively for business.

HOUSEHOLD DECORATIVE ITEMS

  1. - LAMPS OR OTHER LIGHTING FIXTURES, including
chandeliers
  1. - OTHER HOUSEHOLD DECORATIVE ITEMS, including
baskets mirror silk flowers
book ends painting wall hangings
vase fireplace equipment and accessories plant stand
wreaths seasonal decorations (Christmas) clocks

CLOSET STORAGE AND TRAVEL ITEMS

  1. - CLOSET STORAGE ITEMS, including -
garment bag shoe bag shoe rack
  1. - TRAVEL ITEMS INCLUDING LUGGAGE, also including -
attaché cases trunk travel garment bags
  1. - PLASTIC DINNERWARE, including Tupperware
  2. - CHINA OR OTHER DINNERWARE
  3. - STAINLESS, SILVER, OR OTHER FLATWARE, EXCEPT PLASTIC
  4. - GLASSWARE, including crystal
  5. - SERVING PIECES OTHER THAN SILVER
  6. - NONELECTRIC COOKWARE, including
casserole dishes roaster
pans saucepan
pots skillet
pressure cooker teakettle
  1. - SILVER SERVING PIECES, including -
pitcher tray bowl

HOUSEHOLD LINENS

  1. - BEDROOM LINENS, including -
baby blanket electric blanket pillowcases
bedspread mattress pad quilt
blanket pillows sheets
comforter duvet
  1. - BATHROOM LINENS, including
bath mat shower curtain
bath rug toilet cover
face cloths towels
tub mat
  1. - KITCHEN OR DINING ROOM LINENS, including -
cloth napkins placemats
dish cloths small appliance cover
dish towels tablecloths
  1. - OTHER LINENS, including -
chair pads doilies
covers for living room tables furniture protectors
  1. - SLIPCOVERS, DECORATIVE PILLOWS, OR CUSHIONS, CUSTOM OR READY-MADE

FLOOR AND WINDOW COVERINGS

  1. - ROOM-SIZE RUGS OR OTHER NON-PERMANENT FLOOR COVERINGS, including carpet squares
  2. - CURTAINS OR DRAPES (either custom or ready-made)
  3. - BLINDS, SHADES, OR OTHER WINDOW COVERINGS (either custom or ready-made)

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Last Modified Date: April 12, 2011

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