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American Time Use Survey

American Time Use Survey Eating & Health Module Microdata Files

The ATUS Eating & Health (EH) Module was fielded from 2006 to 2008, 2014 to 2016, and again in 2022 and 2023. The EH Module data files contain additional information related to eating, meal preparation and health. For more information on the EH modules, please visit the Eating and Health Module web pages maintained by the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Economic Research Service, a sponsor of the EH Module.

This page includes links to the ATUS EH Module microdata files and supporting documentation. Researchers can use the EH microdata files to produce their own estimates or do other analyses. Each ZIP file contains a data file along with computer programs that will read the data file into SAS, SPSS, and Stata. The data files are in CSV-format (comma-separated values).

The microdata files do not contain estimates. Tables showing estimates are available from the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Economic Research Service.

Microdata files from the 2022 EH Module are now available. Microdata files from the 2023 EH Module have not yet been released.

For more information about ATUS Modules, please see the ATUS Modules page.

About ATUS Data

ATUS EH Module Data Dictionaries

  • ATUS Eating and Health Module Data Dictionary (PDF) (2022) (2014-16) (2006-08)—Describes the EH Respondent, EH Child File (2006-08 only) and EH Activity files, and includes names and descriptions of the variables appearing on these files.

ATUS EH Module Data Files

Survey Documentation


Last Modified Date: September 28, 2023