V221: FUTURE MAJOR EXPEND-1
A25. People have different wishes about what they would most like to purchase in the future. Looking ahead, what type of major expenditure would you (and your family living there) want to make next? (Anything else?)
|2||Recreational vehicle: camper-trailer, motorhome||4||0.8%|
|3||Snowmobile; other off-road vehicle||0||0.0%|
|4||Boat; boating equipment (including boat trailer)||6||1.2%|
|10||New house/condo; mobile home or modular home (if primary residence); "buy a house"||101||20.2%|
|12||Home addition or improvement (e.g., addition to the house; garage; driveway; remodel kitchen or bath; new roof; update plumbing or electrical; central air; pool; landscaping; security system||60||12.0%|
|13||Home repairs/maintenance/upkeep (e.g., interior or exterior painting; repairs to roof; new carpeting; window treatments)||13||2.6%|
|25||Computers and peripheral equipment; PCs; printers||8||1.6%|
|26||Yard and garden equipment; tractor; lawnmower||1||0.2%|
|27||Power tools (except 26)||0||0.0%|
|28||Air conditioner (except central air)||0||0.0%|
|29||China; silver; glass||0||0.0%|
|39||Small kitchen appliances or other household goods; vacuum cleaners; lamps; "things for the house"||5||1.0%|
|40||Audio: stereo equipment; amplifier; tuner; CD player; tape deck||2||0.4%|
|41||Video: television; VCR; home entertainment center; home theater; laserdisc player||10||2.0%|
|42||Camera; camcorder; photographic equipment||1||0.2%|
|43||Musical instruments; pianos and organs||0||0.0%|
|44||Exercise/weight equipment; memberships in health clubs||0||0.0%|
|46||Ski equipment, including water ski||0||0.0%|
|47||Other hobby/recreation/entertainment items||2||0.4%|
|50||Invest in own business||2||0.4%|
|51||Investment in real estate||4||0.8%|
|52||Purchase stocks; bonds; mutual funds; certificates of deposit; IRA deposits; "investments" NFS||1||0.2%|
|53||Add to savings; put money away for future expenditures or emergencies||0||0.0%|
|59||Other savings or investments||2||0.4%|
|62||Educational/school expenses: tuition, books, etc.||8||1.6%|
|63||Weddings or funerals||2||0.4%|
|70||Pay off credit cards||0||0.0%|
|71||Reduce mortgage debt||1||0.2%|
|72||Pay off other loans; bill consolidation (except 70)||3||0.6%|
|73||Tax payments; income/real estate taxes||0||0.0%|
|90||General living expenses; "everyday things"||1||0.2%|
|96||Nothing: don't want/need to make major expenditure (V221 only)||53||10.6%|
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Based upon 501 valid cases out of 501 total cases.
Location: 135-136 (width: 2; decimal: 0)
Variable Type: numeric
Source: This variable was taken from: Survey of Consumer Attitudes and Behavior, June 1995 .
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