Consumer Expenditure Survey

Section 3A - Recall Section - Week 1 Pickup - Diary Check

Section 3A is used by the field representative to review the expenditures recorded in the first weekly diary with the respondent.

*Review the Week 1 Diary for the items listed below.

*Purchases from vending machines or mobile vendors
*Alcoholic beverages bought at full-service restaurants
*Tobacco
*Gasoline
  1. Enter 1 to continue.

We have found that certain types of expenses are often forgotten. I would like to ask you a few questions concerning some of these items.

  1. *Enter 1 to continue if someone is available to respond to the Recall questions.
  2. *Enter 2 to exit Section 3 if no one is available to respond to the Recall questions.

* Were there any purchases from vending machines or mobile vendors entered on the Week 1 Diary?

  1. Yes
  2. No

Did you or any member of your CU buy candy, drinks, or other snacks from vending machines during the past week?

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  1. Yes
  2. No

How much was spent during the past week? [enter value] ______________

* Were there any alcoholic beverages bought at full-service restaurants entered on the Week 1 Diary?

*Do not include alcoholic beverages bought in places where you pay before you eat or drink.
  1. Yes
  2. No

Did you or any member of your CU buy alcoholic beverages at a full-service restaurant during the past week?

*Do not include alcoholic beverages bought in places where you pay before you eat or drink.

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  1. Yes
  2. No

How much was spent during the past week? [enter value] ______________

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* Was there any tobacco entered on the Week 1 Diary? Include cigarettes, cigars, pipes, and other tobacco.

  1. Yes
  2. No

Did you or any member of your CU buy any cigarettes, cigars, pipes, or tobacco during the past week?

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  1. Yes
  2. No

How much was spent during the past week? [enter value] ______________

* Was there any gasoline entered on the Week 1 Diary?

  1. Yes
  2. No

Did you or any member of your CU buy gasoline during the past week?

  1. Yes
  2. No

How much was spent during the past week? [enter value] ______________

End of Section 3A

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Last Modified Date: November 24, 2006

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