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Consumer Expenditure Surveys


  1. - Garbage disposal, range hood, or built-in dishwasher
  2. - Other household appliances, such as -
    dehumidifiers   portable air conditioning equipment   window air conditioner
    portable fans   portable heating equipment
    range/oven   refrigerator
    sewing machines   washer
    vacuum cleaners

  1. - Televisions, radios, video and sound equipment, including those installed in automobiles or other vehicles
  2. - Computers, computer systems, and related equipment for non-business use
  3. - Lawn and garden equipment
  4.     lawn mower repair   snowblower repair
  5. - Musical instruments or accessories
  6.     professional tuning
  7. - Hand or power tools
  8. - Photographic equipment
  9. - Sport or recreational equipment (including bicycles)
  10. - Termite or pest control
  11. - Heating or air conditioning service contracts, covering -
    central air conditioners   central coolers
  furnaces  heat pumps

      Exclude repairs.

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Last Modified Date: April 12, 2013