Consumer Expenditure Survey

Section 5 - Post Diary Assessment Questions

Section 5 asks the Diary Survey respondent to evaluate his/her experience with participation in the survey.

Consider your experience with keeping the Week 2 Diary when answering the next few questions.

  1. Enter 1 to continue.

Which people on your list did not write down their own expenses in the diary, but had them entered by someone else instead? [enter text] ______________

  1. None

Overall, how easy or difficult was it to report all of the expenses for the people on your list? Was it...

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  1. Very easy
  2. Easy
  3. Difficult
  4. Very difficult

During the past week, when was information usually recorded in the diary? Would you say it was ...

*Enter only one:

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  1. As soon as a purchase was made during the day
  2. At the end of the day when the purchase was made
  3. A day or so after a purchase was made
  4. At the end of the week
  5. Other

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* Specify [enter text] ______________

During the past week, about how much time did it take to write all the information into this diary?
Would you say it was...

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  1. 30 minutes or less
  2. 31 - 60 minutes
  3. 61 - 90 minutes (1 1/2 hours)
  4. 91 minutes or more

End of Section 5

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Last Modified Date: November 24, 2006

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