Chart A. 1-month and 12-month percent changes ended December 2009 for the major categories of the CPI-U for the Northeast region, not seasonally adjusted
Major Category 1-month percent change 12-month percent change

All items

-0.1 2.8

Apparel

-2.6 4.7

Recreation

-0.9 1.1

Medical care

-0.1 2.2

Housing

0.0 0.7

Education and communication

0.0 1.9

Transportation

0.2 12.3

Food and beverages

0.1 0.0

Other goods and services

0.3 7.8

Last Modified Date: January 19, 2010