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Consumer Expenditure Surveys


Part A - Clothing (Do not include here — clothing for children under 2 years of age.)

  1. - COATS, JACKETS, AND FURS, including -
    down vest   raincoat (excluding plastic windbreaker folded-up raincoat)
    fur coat   shawl
    jacket   winter coat
  1. - SPORT COATS AND TAILORED JACKETS, including blazers
  2. - SUITS, including -
    formal suit   woman's suit (of two or more pieces)
  man's suit (of two or more pieces)
  1. - VESTS (purchased separately, not with a suit), excluding sweater vests and down vests
  2. - SWEATERS AND SWEATER SETS, including -
    cardigan   ski sweater   V-neck sweater
    pullover   sweater vest
  1. - PANTS, SLACKS, AND JEANS, including -
    blue jeans   dress slacks   overalls
    casual pants   jump suit
    dress pants   maternity pants
  1. - SHORTS AND SHORT SETS, including men's and boys' dress and casual shorts
    and women's and girls' shorts and short sets.
          Do not include any athletic shorts.
  2. - DRESSES, including -
    formal dresses   two-piece sundress
    jumpers   wedding gown
  1. - SKIRTS, including short and skirt combination.
          Do not include any tennis skirts, golf skirts, or other athletic skirts.
  2. - SHIRTS, BLOUSES, AND TOPS, including -
    dress shirt   knit blouse   sport shirt
  jean shirt   maternity top   T-shirt

      Do not include any sweat shirts or athletic shirts.

  1. - UNDERGARMENTS, including -
    bras   slips   undershirts
  girdles   thermal underwear   underwear
  1. - HOSIERY, including -
    knee-highs   panty hose   
    socks   tights   
  1. - NIGHTWEAR AND LOUNGEWEAR, including -
    garments   night gown   pajamas   robe
    house coat   night shirt   thermal sleeping
  1. - ACCESSORIES, including -
    apron   fold-up rain accessories   mittens   wallet
    bandanas   gloves   prescription sunglasses   umbrella
    belt   hair accessories   purse
    bridal headpiece   handkerchief   scarves
    ear muffs   helmets   ties
  1. - ACTIVE SPORTSWEAR, including -
    athletic shirt   jogging suit   swimwear
    athletic shorts   leotards   swimwear accessories
    hunting wear   sweatshirt   snow and ski suit

      Do not include any sports uniforms.
  1. - UNIFORMS, other than sport, for which the cost is not reimbursed, including
    shirts, pants, suits, service apparel, such as: medical, barber, boy or girl scout, mechanic,
    waiter/waitress, plumber and lab smocks, and military apparel.
  2. - COSTUMES, including costumes for dance, ballet, Halloween, etc.
  3. - FOOTWEAR, including -
    bedroom slippers   dress shoes
    boots   sandals
    casual shoes   sneakers, jogging, aerobic, basketball, tennis shoes

      Do not include specialized athletic shoes such as for football, soccer, bowling,
      biking, or baseball.

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Last Modified Date: November 21, 2006