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-pik
electric razor hair dryer
digital scale heating pad

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

  1. - SEWING MACHINES (with or without cabinet), including-
knitting machines quilting machines sergers

  1. - GPS DEVICES, CALCULATORS, AND FAX MACHINES, including-
copy machine typewriter
  1. - DIGITAL BOOK READERS OR TABLETS, including -
Kindle Nook iPad Galaxy tablet

  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
  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 CDs/DVDs SD card
USB flash drive memory stick
  1. - VIDEO GAME HARDWARE OR ACCESSORIES, including -
Nintendo Wii Gamecube Nintendo DS
Gameboy Playstation Xbox
PSP

Do not include video games.


  1. - TELEPHONES OR ACCESSORIES, including -
beepers cordless telephones cell phone covers
phone jacks and cords smart phones Bluetooth accessories
cell phones headsets chargers
pagers answering machines
  1. - 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
any other musical accessories

Do not include music lessons.

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

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. - NON-POWER 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 space heater dehumidifier

TVs, RADIOS, VIDEO AND SOUND EQUIPMENT INCLUDING IN VEHICLES

  1. - TELEVISIONS, ALL TYPES INCLUDING THOSE INSTALLED IN VEHICLES, including -
HD TV 3-D TV TVs in cars combo TV/DVD players
  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. - STEREOS, RADIOS, SPEAKERS, AND SOUND COMPONENTS, INCLUDING THOSE INSTALLED IN VEHICLES, including-
car stereo CB radio mixer speakers stereo
amplifier clock radio receiver turntable walkie talkie
equalizer compact disc players short-wave radio stereo system tuner
satellite radio audio cassette players/recorders
  1. - OTHER SOUND OR VIDEO EQUIPMENT INCLUDING ACCESSORIES, including -
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 bag
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 screenhouse
  1. - HUNTING AND FISHING EQUIPMENT, INCLUDING ALL GUNS, including -
ammunition scopes (not specified) rifle
bow and arrow BB/pellet gun shotgun
knife fishing rod and tackle crossbow
handgun fishing lures

  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 bike pump
  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, 2013

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