Section 9, Part A - Clothing and Jewelry

Section 9, Part A deals with purchases of clothing, watches, and jewelry . IMPORTANT: The Census Bureau does not release to the Bureau of Labor Statistics any confidential information such as names and addresses. This information is only used during the course of the interview.

Now I am going to ask about clothing and footwear, for infants, children, and adults. You may find it helpful to refer to receipts, credit card statements or other records to answer the questions. Please include any shipping and handling charges with the cost of any item that was shipped..

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Since the first of the reference month, have you or has any member of your household purchased any of the following items, either for members of your household or for someone outside your household?
* Read each item on list.


  1. Coats, jackets or furs
  2. Sport coats or tailored jackets
  3. Suits
  4. Vests
  5. Shirts, sweaters, blouses, or tops
  6. Pants, jeans, or shorts
  7. Dresses
  8. Skirts
  9. Undergarments
  10. Hosiery
  11. Nightwear or loungewear


  12. Continue list

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Have you or has any member of your household purchased any --
* Read each item on list.


  1. Accessories
  2. Swimsuits or warm-up or ski suits
  3. Uniforms, for which the cost is not reimbursed
  4. Costumes
  5. Footwear, including athletic footwear
  6. Diapers
  7. Layettes
  8. Watches
  9. Jewelry


  10. None/No more items

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What did you buy?

* Describe briefly the item purchased. [enter text] _____________

Was this (were these) purchased for someone inside or outside of your household?

  1. Inside your household
  2. Outside your household
  3. Both inside and outside household

What did you buy?

* Describe briefly the item purchased. [enter text] _____________

Was this (were these) purchased for someone inside or outside of your household?

  1. Inside your household
  2. Outside your household
  3. Both inside and outside household

For whom was it purchased?
* Enter all that apply, separate with commas. [enter text] _______________

For whom was this purchased?
* Enter all age/sex categories that apply to the purchase, separate with commas.

  1. Male 16 and over
  2. Female 16 and over
  3. Male 2-15
  4. Female 2-15
  5. Children under 2 years old

* Enter name of person. [enter text] _______________

When did you purchase it?

  1. January
  2. February
  3. March
  4. April
  5. May
  6. June
  7. July
  8. August
  9. September
  10. October
  11. November
  12. December

  13. Same amount each month of the reference period

What is your monthly expense [How much did it cost]?[enter value] _______________

Did this include sales tax?

  1. Yes
  2. No

* Enter 'C' for a combined expense.

  1. C
  2. Not combined

What other clothing is combined with the item?

* Enter all that apply, separate with commas.

  1. Coats, jackets, or furs
  2. Sport coats or tailored jackets
  3. Suits
  4. Vests
  5. Shirts, sweaters, blouses, or tops
  6. Pants, jeans, or shorts
  7. Dresses
  8. Skirts
  9. Undergarments
  10. Hosiery
  11. Nightwear or loungewear
  12. Accessories
  13. Swimsuits or warm-up or ski suits
  14. Uniforms, for which the cost is not reimbursed
  15. Costumes
  16. Footwear, including athletic footwear
  17. Diapers
  18. Layettes
  19. Watches
  20. Jewelry
  21. Miscellaneous combined expense (unable to specify)

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Did you purchase any other clothing?

  1. Yes
  2. No

End of Section 9A

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Last Modified Date: April 12, 2013