Section 6, Part B - Appliances, Household Equipment, and Other Selected Items - Purchase of Household Appliances and Other Selected Items

Section 6, Part B deals with purchases and rentals of small appliances, televisions, radios, sound equipment, sports and exercise equipment, and miscellaneous other household items.

Now I am going to ask about expenses for the purchase or rental of household appliances and other selected items.

  1. Enter 1 to Continue

Since the first of the reference month, have you or any members of your household purchased or rented any of the following items?

* Read each item on list

  1. Small electrical kitchen appliances
  2. Electrical personal care appliances
  3. Smoke detectors
  4. Electric floor cleaning equipment
  5. Other household appliances
  6. Sewing machines
  7. Office machines including fax machines & calculators
  8. PDAs and pocket PCs
  9. Computers, computer systems, or related hardware
  10. Computer software including computer games or accessories, for non-business use
  11. Video game hardware, video games, and accessories
  12. Telephones or accessories
  13. Telephone answering machines
  14. Photographic equipment
  15. Musical instruments, supplies, or accessories
  16. Lawnmowing machinery or other yard equipment
  17. Power tools
  18. Non-power tools
  19. Window air conditioners
  20. Portable cooling or heating equipment

  21. Continue list

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Since the first of the reference month, have you or any members of your household purchased or rented television, radio, video, or sound equipment?
Do not include purchases installed on vehicles.

* IF YES - Read each item on list

Which of the following did you purchase or rent?
  1. Televisions, all types
  2. DVD Players, VCRs, DVRs, or video cameras
  3. Satellite dishes, receivers or accessories
  4. Handheld personal music players
  5. Radios, all types
  6. Tape recorders or players
  7. Sound components, component systems, or compact disc sound systems
  8. Other sound or video equipment, including accessories

  9. 95. Continue list

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Since the first of the reference month, have you or any members of your household purchased or rented...?

  1. Portable memory, such as flash drives, memory cards, and recordable discs and tapes


  2. 95. Continue list

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Since the first of the reference month, have you or any members of your household purchased or rented sports, recreation, or exercise equipment?

* If Yes- Read each item on list

Which of the following did you purchase or rent?

  1. General sports equipment (include athletic shoes for sports related use, such as football, baseball, soccer or bowling)
  2. Health and exercise equipment
  3. Camping equipment
  4. Hunting and fishing equipment
  5. Winter sports equipment
  6. Water sports equipment
  7. Outboard motors
  8. Bicycles
  9. Tricycles or battery powered riders
  10. Playground equipment
  11. Other sports or recreation equipment

  12. None/No more entries

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What did you purchase or rent?

* Enter a brief description of item.

*[Report items such as flash drives, memory cards, recordable discs, and tapes as Number 29, Portable memory.]

[enter text] _____________

Was this item

  1. Purchased for someone inside the household?
  2. Rented?
  3. Purchased for someone outside the household?

When did you purchase it? [enter text] _____________

What did it cost?

* Include delivery charges, exclude installation charges. / What was the total rental expense since the first of the reference month not including the current month? [enter value] _____________

Did this include sales tax?

  1. Yes
  2. No

* Enter 'C' for a combined expense

  1. C
  2. Not combined

What other item is the purchase or rental item combined with?

* Enter all that apply
  1. Small electrical kitchen appliances
  2. Electrical personal care appliances
  3. Smoke detectors
  4. Electric floor cleaning equipment
  5. Other household appliances
  6. Sewing machines
  7. Office machines including fax machines and calculators
  8. Personal digital assistants or PDAs
  9. Computers, computer systems, or related hardware
  10. Computer software including games and accessories
  11. Video game hardware, video games and accessories
  12. Telephones or accessories
  13. Telephone answering machines
  14. Photographic equipment
  15. Musical instruments, supplies, or accessories
  16. Lawnmowing machinery or other yard equipment
  17. Power tools
  18. Non-power tools
  19. Window air conditioners
  20. Portable cooling or heating equipment
  21. Televisions, all types
  22. DVD Players, VCRs, DVRs, or video cameras
  23. Satellite dishes, receivers or accessories
  24. Handheld personal music players
  25. Radios, all types
  26. Tape recorders or players
  27. Sound components, component systems, or compact disc sound systems
  28. Other sound or video equipment, including accessories
  29. Portable memory, such as flash drives, memory cards, and recordable discs and tapes
  30. General sports equipment (include athletic shoes for sports related use, such as football, baseball, soccer or bowling)
  31. Health and exercise equipment
  32. Camping equipment
  33. Hunting and fishing equipment
  34. Winter sports equipment
  35. Water sports equipment
  36. Outboard motors
  37. Bicycles
  38. Tricycles or battery powered riders
  39. Playground equipment
  40. Other sports or recreation equipment
  41. Misc. combined (unable to specify/DK)

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Were there any additional charges for installation or set-up?

  1. Yes
  2. No

How much? [enter value] _____________

Did you purchase or rent any other item?

  1. Yes
  2. No

End of Section 6B

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Last Modified Date: April 5, 2010