Consumer Expenditure Survey


Part A - Clothing

  1. - COATS, JACKETS, AND FURS, including -
down vest raincoat
fur coat shawl
windbreaker winter coat
outerwear jacket

  1. - SPORT COATS OR TAILORED JACKETS, including blazers
  2. - SUITS, including -
formal suit woman's suit (of two or more pieces)
man's suit (of two or more pieces)

  1. - VESTS (purchased separately, not with a suit), excluding sweater vests and down vests
  2. - SWEATERS OR SWEATER SETS, including -
cardigan ski sweater V-neck sweater
pullover sweater vest
  1. - PANTS, JEANS, OR SHORTS, including -
dress slacks overalls
jump suit short sets
maternity pants
Do not include any athletic shorts.
  1. - DRESSES, including -
formals or semi-formals two-piece dresses
maternity dresses wedding gown

  1. - SKIRTS, including skorts
    Do not include any tennis skirts, golf skirts, or other athletic skirts.
  2. - SHIRTS, BLOUSES, OR TOPS, including -
dress shirts knit blouses sport shirts
maternity tops T-shirts

Do not include any sweat shirts or athletic shirts.

  1. - UNDERGARMENTS, including -
bras slips undershirts
shapewear thermal underwear underwear
  1. - HOSIERY, including -
knee-highs pantyhose
socks tights
  1. - NIGHTWEAR OR LOUNGEWEAR, including -
night gown pajamas robe
house coat night shirt thermal sleeping garments

  1. - ACCESSORIES, including -
apron fold-up rain accessories mittens wallet
bandanas gloves non-prescription sunglasses umbrella
belts hair accessories purse ties
bridal headpiece handkerchiefs scarves ear muffs
athletic shirt jogging suit swimwear
athletic shorts leotards swimwear accessories
hunting wear sweatshirt snow and ski suit
tennis outfit

Do not include any sports uniforms.

  1. - UNIFORMS, other than sport, for which the cost is not reimbursed, including
    shirts, pants, suits, service apparel, such as: medical, barber, boy or girl scout, mechanic,
    waiter/waitress, plumber and lab smocks, and military apparel.
  2. - COSTUMES, including costumes for dance, ballet, Halloween, etc.
  3. - FOOTWEAR, including athletic footwear-
bedroom slippers dress shoes
boots sandals
casual shoes sneakers, jogging, aerobic, basketball, tennis shoes

Include specialized athletic shoes such as for football, soccer, bowling,
biking, or baseball, except if included in the rental or activity fee for the sport.

  1. - DIAPERS, including disposable
  2. Do not include diaper service.

  4. - WATCHES
  1. - JEWELRY, including -
costume jewelry rings infants jewelry

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Last Modified Date: April 12, 2011

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