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Consumer Expenditure Surveys


Part A - Clothing

  1. - COATS, JACKETS, AND FURS, including -
    down vest   raincoat
    fur coat   shawl
    windbreaker   winter coat
    outerwear jacket
  1. - SPORT COATS OR 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 OR SWEATER SETS, including -
    cardigan   ski sweater   V-neck sweater
    pullover   sweater vest
  1. - PANTS, JEANS, OR SHORTS, including -
    dress slacks   overalls
    jump suit   short sets
    maternity pants
      Do not include any athletic shorts.
  1. - DRESSES, including -
    formals or semi-formals   two-piece dresses
    maternity dresses   wedding gown
  1. - SKIRTS, including skorts
          Do not include any tennis skirts, golf skirts, or other athletic skirts.
  2. - SHIRTS, BLOUSES, OR TOPS, including -
    dress shirts   knit blouses   sport shirts
   maternity tops   T-shirts

      Do not include any sweat shirts or athletic shirts.

  1. - UNDERGARMENTS, including -
    bras   slips   undershirts
  shapewear   thermal underwear   underwear
  1. - HOSIERY, including -
    knee-highs   pantyhose   
    socks   tights   
  1. - NIGHTWEAR OR LOUNGEWEAR, including -
   night gown   pajamas   robe
    house coat   night shirt   thermal sleeping garments

  1. - ACCESSORIES, including -
    apron   fold-up rain accessories   mittens   wallet
    bandanas   gloves   non-prescription sunglasses   umbrella
    belts   hair accessories   purse   ties
    bridal headpiece   handkerchiefs   scarves    ear muffs
    athletic shirt   jogging suit   swimwear
    athletic shorts   leotards   swimwear accessories
    hunting wear   sweatshirt   snow and ski suit
    tennis outfit

      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 athletic footwear-
    bedroom slippers   dress shoes
    boots   sandals
    casual shoes   sneakers, jogging, aerobic, basketball, tennis shoes

      Include specialized athletic shoes such as for football, soccer, bowling,
      biking, or baseball, except if included in the rental or activity fee for the sport.

  1. - DIAPERS, including disposable
  2.       Do not include diaper service.
  4. - WATCHES
  1. - JEWELRY, including -
    costume jewelry   rings   infants jewelry

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Last Modified Date: April 12, 2011