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Consumer Expenditure Surveys

Section 16 - Educational Expenses

Section 16 collects educational expenses, including recreational lesson fees, tuition, room and board, purchases of school books and equipment, and other educational expenses. 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 education expenses. Please include any direct payments made for any members of your CU or for anyone outside your CU and any payments you made online or had automatically deducted.

Do NOT include payments made on student loans.

Since the first of the reference month, have you or any members of your CU paid for -
* Read each item on list

* Adult day care, baby sitting and in home day care are collected in Section 19A.

Have you or any members of your CU paid for any/other school related expenses?

* IF YES - Read each item on list

Did you pay for -

What was the expense for? [enter value] _____________

Who was it for (Enter CU member Name)? [enter text] _____________

* Enter name of non-CU member: [enter text] _____________

* Ask if not apparent.

What kind of school was it?

In what month was the payment made? [enter text] _____________

* Enter 13 for same amount each month of the reference period

How much was paid?/How much is paid monthly? [enter value] _____________

* Enter 'C' for a combined expense

What was combined with the education expense from above?
* Enter all that apply

Has any of this amount been or will any of it be reimbursed by an employer, agency, or other person?

How much was or will be reimbursed? [enter value] _____________

Did you make any other payments for the above education expenses?

End of Section 16

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Last Modified Date: September 19, 2008