CAMS. Mail Survey

2017 Consumption and Activities Mail Survey for HRS W13

item label type description
A1 Question Watching programs or movies/videos on TV ...... hours last week
A2 Question Reading newspapers or magazines ...... hours last week
A3 Question Reading books ...... hours last week
A4 Question Listening to music ...... hours last week
A5 Question Sleeping and napping (including at night) ...... hours last week
A6 Question Walking ...... hours last week
A7 Question Participating in sports or other exercise activities ...... hours last week
A8 Question Visiting in-person with friends, neighbors, or relatives...... hours last week
A9 Question Communicating by telephone, letters, e-mail, Facebook, Skype, or other media with friends, neighbors, or relatives...... hours last week
A10 Question Working for pay...... hours last week
A11 Question Using the computer...... hours last week
A12 Question Praying or meditating...... hours last week
A13 Question House cleaning...... hours last week
A14 Question Washing, ironing, or mending clothes ...... hours last week
A15 Question Yard work or gardening ...... hours last week
A16 Question Shopping or running errands ...... hours last week
A17 Question Preparing meals and cleaning-up afterwards ...... hours last week
A18 Question Personal grooming and hygiene, such as bathing and dressing ...... hours last week
A19 Question Caring for pets ...... hours last week
A20 Question Physically showing affection for others through hugging, kissing, etc. ...... hours last week
A21 Question Helping friends, neighbors, or relatives who did not live with you and did not pay you for the help ...... hours last month
A21-5 Question Taking care of grandchildren ...... hours last month
A22 Question Doing volunteer work for religious, educational, health-related, or other charitable organizations ...... hours last month
A23 Question Attending religious services ...... hours last month
A24 Question Attending meetings of clubs or religious groups ...... hours last month
A25 Question Taking care of finances or investments, such as banking, paying bills, balancing the checkbook, doing taxes, etc. ...... hours last month
A26 Question Treating or managing an existing medical condition of your own ...... hours last month
A27 Question Playing cards or games, or solving puzzles ...... hours last month
A28 Question Attending concerts, movies, or lectures, or visiting museums ...... hours last month
A29 Question Singing or playing a musical instrument ...... hours last month
A30 Question Doing arts and crafts projects, including knitting, embroidery, or painting ...... hours last month
A31 Question Doing home improvements, including painting, redecorating, or making home repairs ...... hours last month
A32 Question Working on, maintaining, or cleaning your car(s) or vehicle(s) ...... hours last month
A33 Question Dining or eating outside the home (not related to business or work) ...... hours last month
A34 Question Thinking of your meals last week, how much time did you spend eating meals at home last week? ...... hours last week
A35 Question During the past year, about how much time did you spend on average on health? ________hours per week
A35-2 Question During the past year, about how much time did you spend on average on health? ________hours per month
A35-3 Question During the past year, about how much time did you spend on average on health? ________hours per last year
A36 Question Did you spend any time last week treating or managing the medical condition of another person?
A37 Question If you helped another person manage his or her bills or claims, please include that time. ________hours per week
A37-2 Question If you helped another person manage his or her bills or claims, please include that time. ________hours per month
A37-3 Question If you helped another person manage his or her bills or claims, please include that time. ________hours per year
A38 Question How many days in the last twelve months were you away from home on overnight trips related to business or work? _____ Days
A39 Question How many days in the last twelve months were you away from home on overnight trips or vacations not related to business or work? _____ Days
A40 Question How often do you use your mind in what you do? (Check one.)
A41 Question How often do you use your body in what you do? (Check one.)
A42 Question How often are your activities done with other people? (Check one.)
A43 Question How often do your activities benefit other people? (Check one.)
A44 Question Were the questions in Section A answered by the person to whom this questionnaire was addressed, or did someone else answer for that person? (Check one.)
A45 Question Approximately, how long did it take you to complete Section A? ____ Minutes
B1A1 Question If so, what were the make, model, year and price of the vehicles you purchased or leased? Car 1 : Make
B1A2 Question If so, what were the make, model, year and price of the vehicles you purchased or leased? Car 1 : Model
B1A3 Question If so, what were the make, model, year and price of the vehicles you purchased or leased? Car 1 : Year
B1A4 Question If so, what were the make, model, year and price of the vehicles you purchased or leased? Car 1 : Price
B1A5 Question If so, what were the make, model, year and price of the vehicles you purchased or leased? Car 1 : New or used?
B1B1 Question If so, what were the make, model, year and price of the vehicles you purchased or leased? Car 2 : Make
B1B2 Question If so, what were the make, model, year and price of the vehicles you purchased or leased? Car 2 : Model
B1B3 Question If so, what were the make, model, year and price of the vehicles you purchased or leased? Car 2 : Year
B1B4 Question If so, what were the make, model, year and price of the vehicles you purchased or leased? Car 2 : Price
B1B5 Question If so, what were the make, model, year and price of the vehicles you purchased or leased? Car 2 : New or used?
B1C1 Question If so, what were the make, model, year and price of the vehicles you purchased or leased? Car 3 : Make
B1C2 Question If so, what were the make, model, year and price of the vehicles you purchased or leased? Car 3 : Model
B1C3 Question If so, what were the make, model, year and price of the vehicles you purchased or leased? Car 3 : Year
B1C4 Question If so, what were the make, model, year and price of the vehicles you purchased or leased? Car 3 : Price
B1C5 Question If so, what were the make, model, year and price of the vehicles you purchased or leased? Car 3 : New or used?
B2 Question In the past twelve months, has your household purchased a refrigerator?
B2A Question If yes: About how much was the purchase price?
B3 Question In the past twelve months, has your household purchased a washing machine and/or dryer?
B3A Question If yes: About how much was the purchase price?
B4 Question In the past twelve months, has your household purchased a dishwasher?
B4A Question If yes: About how much was the purchase price?
B5 Question In the past twelve months, has your household purchased a television?
B5A Question If yes: About how much was the purchase price?
B6 Question In the past twelve months, has your household purchased a computer?
B6A Question If yes: About how much was the purchase price?
B7 Question Homeowner’s or renter’s insurance Amount spent in last 12 month
B8 Question Property taxes Amount spent in last 12 month
B9 Question Vehicle insurance Amount spent in last 12 month
B10 Question Vehicle maintenance: parts, repairs, and servicing Amount spent in last 12 month
B11 Question Health insurance: out-of-pocket, including Medicare supplemental insurance Amount spent in last 12 month
B12 Question Trips and vacations: including transportation, accommodations, and recreational expenses on trips Amount spent in last 12 month
B13 Question Home repairs and maintenance: materials your household bought directly Amount spent in last 12 month
B14 Question Home repairs and maintenance services - hiring costs including materials they provided
B15 Question Household furnishings and equipment: such as furniture, floor coverings, small appliances, miscellaneous household equipment
B16 Question Contributions to religious, educational, charitable, or political organizations
B17 Question Cash or gifts to family and friends outside your household - including alimony and child support payments
B18 Question MORTGAGE PER MONTH
B18A Question MORTGAGE last 12 months
B19 Question Rent per month
B19A Question Rent last 12 months
B20 Question Electricity per month
B20A Question Electricity in last 12 months
B21 Question Water per month
B21A Question Water in last 12 months
B22 Question Heating fuel for the home per month
B22A Question Heating fuel for the home in last 12 months
B23 Question Telephone, cable, internet per month
B23A Question Telephone, cable, internet in last 12 months
B24 Question Car payments: interest & principal per month
B24A Question Car payments: interest & principal in last 12 months
B25 Question Housekeeping supplies: cleaning and laundry products per month
B25A Question Housekeeping supplies: cleaning and laundry products in last 12 months
B26 Question Housekeeping, dry cleaning and laundry services: hiring costs for housekeeping or home cleaning, and amount spent at dry cleaners and laundries per month
B26A Question Housekeeping, dry cleaning and laundry services: hiring costs for housekeeping or home cleaning, and amount spent at dry cleaners and laundries in last 12 months
B27 Question Gardening and yard supplies: yard, lawn and garden products per month
B27A Question Gardening and yard supplies: yard, lawn and garden products in last 12 months
B28 Question Gardening and yard services: hiring costs including materials they provided per month
B28A Question Gardening and yard services: hiring costs including materials they provided in last 12 months
B29 Question Clothing and apparel: including footwear, outerwear, and products such as watches or jewelry per month
B29A Question Clothing and apparel: including footwear, outerwear, and products such as watches or jewelry in last 12 months
B30 Question Personal care products and services: including hair care, shaving and skin products, amount spent at hair dresser, manicure, etc. per month
B30A Question Personal care products and services: including hair care, shaving and skin products, amount spent at hair dresser, manicure, etc. in last 12 months
B31 Question Prescription and nonprescription medications: out-of-pocket cost, not including what’s covered by insurance per month
B31A Question Prescription and nonprescription medications: out-of-pocket cost, not including what’s covered by insurance in last 12 months
B32 Question Health care services: out-of-pocket cost of hospital care, doctor services, lab tests, eye, dental, and nursing home care per month
B32A Question Health care services: out-of-pocket cost of hospital care, doctor services, lab tests, eye, dental, and nursing home care in last 12 months
B33 Question Medical supplies: out-of-pocket cost, not including what’s covered by insurance per month
B33A Question Medical supplies: out-of-pocket cost, not including what’s covered by insurance in last 12 months
B34 Question Tickets to movies, sporting events, and performing arts per month
B34A Question Tickets to movies, sporting events, and performing arts in last 12 months
B35 Question Sports: including gym, exercise equipment such as bicycles, skis, boats, etc. per month
B35A Question Sports: including gym, exercise equipment such as bicycles, skis, boats, etc. in last 12 months
B36 Question Hobbies and leisure equipment: such as photography, stamps, reading materials, camping, etc. per month
B36A Question Hobbies and leisure equipment: such as photography, stamps, reading materials, camping, etc. in last 12 months
B37 Question Food and beverages: food and drinks, including alcoholic, that you buy in grocery or other stores per week
B37A Question Food and beverages: food and drinks, including alcoholic, that you buy in grocery or other stores per month
B37B Question Food and beverages: food and drinks, including alcoholic, that you buy in grocery or other stores in last 12 months
B38 Question Dining and/or drinking out: items in restaurants, cafes, and diners, including take-out food per week
B38A Question Dining and/or drinking out: items in restaurants, cafes, and diners, including take-out food per month
B38B Question Dining and/or drinking out: items in restaurants, cafes, and diners, including take-out food in last 12 months
B39 Question Gasoline per week
B39A Question Gasoline per month
B39B Question Gasoline in last 12 months
B40 Question Last year, my household spent:
B40A Question About how much more?
B40B Question About how much less?
B41 Question Sometimes people have positive surprises earlier in life that help their finances turn out better than expected. Did any of the following happen to you? (Check all that apply.)
B42 Question Sometimes people have negative surprises earlier in life that cause their finances to turn out worse than expected. Did any of the following happen to you? (Check all that apply.)
B43 Question Please think back to when you were around 45 years old. Suppose you could redo your spending and saving from then to now, which of the following would you do? (Check only one.)
B44a Question How strongly do you wish you could redo your spending and saving?
B45a Question To save more you have to spend less. Which of the spending categories could you have possibly spent less on?
B44b Question How strongly do you wish you could redo your spending and saving?
B45b Question To save less you could have spent more. Which of the spending categories would you have spent more on?
B46 Question We would like to understand more about spending in retirement. Are you retired?
BOX A Question How did your TOTAL spending change with retirement?
BOX A b Question By how much?
BOX A c Question For the items below, check () whether the spending increased, decreased or stayed the same in retirement:
BOX B d Question How do you expect your TOTAL spending to change with retirement?
BOX B e Question By how much?
BOX B f Question For the items below, check () whether you expect spending to increase, decrease or stay the same in retirement:
B47a Question Trips, travel, or vacations
B47b Question Clothing
B47c Question Eating out / food and beverages
B47d Question New home, home repairs, or household items
B47e Question Entertainment, sports, and hobbies
B47f Question Automobile expenses
B48 Question What do you think are the chances that you will run out of money sometime in the future?
B49 Question Were the questions in Section B answered by the person to whom this questionnaire was addressed, or did someone else answer for that person? (Check one.)
B50 Question Approximately, how long did it take you to complete Section B?
C1 Question Are you working now, temporarily laid off, unemployed and looking for work, disabled and unable to work, retired, a homemaker, or what? (Check all that apply.)
C2 Question Are you currently married, living with a partner, separated, divorced, widowed, or have you never been married? (Check one.)
C2a Question (If married or living with a partner) Did your household spend any money on clothing and apparel (including footwear, outerwear, and products such as watches or jewelry) in the last 12 months:
C2a1 Question What fraction of that spending was for things that you use?
C2b Question Do you (and/or your husband/wife/partner) own or rent the home or apartment you live in? (If you live part of the year in another home or apartment, please answer for the one in which you spend most of the year.) (Check one.)
C3 Question Please add any comments that you wish in the space below:
C4 Question Were the questions in Section C answered by the person to whom this questionnaire was addressed, or did someone else answer for that person? (Check one.)
C5 Question Approximately, how long did it take you to complete Section C?
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