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1997 PUBLIC USE DATA FILES (ASCII FORMAT)

WHAT IS RECS?

The Residential Energy Consumption Survey (RECS) is a national sample survey of housing units. The survey collects statistical information on the consumption of and expenditures for energy in housing units along with data on energy-related characteristics of the housing units and occupants. The survey is restricted to housing units that are the primary residence of the occupants; the RECS does not cover vacant housing units, second homes, or vacation units. RECS is conducted by the Energy Information Administration of the U.S. Department of Energy. The RECS was conducted in 1978, 1979, 1980, 1981, 1982, 1984, 1987, 1990, 1993, and 1997. For the 1997 RECS, data were obtained for 5,900 housing units. Energy-related characteristics of the housing units and occupants are obtained in an on-site personal interview with the occupants. Energy consumption and expenditures information are obtained from the energy suppliers to the responding households during the Energy Suppliers Survey that follows the household personal interview.

WHAT ARE THE RECS PUBLIC USE FILES?

The 1997 RECS Public Use Files are microdata files that contain 5,900 records, representing housing units from the 50 States and the District of Columbia. Each record corresponds to a single responding, in-scope sampled housing unit and contains information for that unit about the size, year constructed, types of energy used, energy-using equipment, conservation features, energy consumption and expenditures (electricity, natural gas, fuel oil, kerosene, and LPG), and the amount of energy used for five end uses: space heating, air-conditioning, water heating, refrigeration, and other.

WHAT IS THE GEOGRAPHIC LEVEL OF DATA AVAILABLE?

RECS data are available for the four Census regions and nine Census divisions. State-level data are available for the four most populated States (California, Texas New York, and Florida).

WHAT IS THE FORMAT OF THE PUBLIC USE FILES?

The Public Use Files are constructed in two formats—ASCII and Microsoft ACCESS97. Both formats contain the same detail of information, with the notable exception that the ACCESS97 database has replaced all alphanumeric coding with English labeling. In ASCII files all records are comma-delimited with fixed column positions. The creation of comma-delimited ASCII files enables use of EIA's public-use files by a wide spectrum of data users. However, EIA realizes that some users are well versed in the use and manipulation of common database systems. Unfortunately, EIA does not have the resources to provide public-use files in multiple database formats. However, EIA has created an ACCESS97 version of the 1997 RECS because of the internal use of the Microsoft ACCESS97 software. The continuation of multiple format releases is highly dependent upon the use and feedback from our data users. Let us know if you find the ACCESS97 file helpful.

HOW ARE THE PUBLIC USE FILES ORGANIZED?

Because of the size of the RECS database, the variables were grouped into 12 files by section of Household Questionnaire:

  1. Section A: Housing Unit Characteristics
  2. Section B: Kitchen Appliances
  3. Section C: Other Appliances
  4. Section D: Space heating
  5. Section E: Water heating,
    Section F: Air conditioning,
    Section G: lights, doors, windows, and insulation
  6. Section H: Fuels Used and Fuels Payment Method
  7. Section I: Fuel Bill and Non-Residential Uses on Bill
  8. Section J: Household Characteristics
  9. Section K: Energy Assistance,
    Section L: EPA Energy Star Program
  10. Characteristic of Energy Supplier Data
  11. Energy Consumption
  12. Energy Expenditures

VARIABLES ON EVERY FILE

Several variables are frequently used in the analysis of residential energy data. These include the type of housing unit, the geographic location of the unit, and weather data for the location of the unit. The nine variables on all 12 files are:

  1. DOEID (unique housing unit identifier)
  2. NWEIGHT (household weight)
  3. MQRESULT (mail questionnaire identifier)
  4. TYPEHUQ (type of housing unit)
  5. REGIONC (Census region)
  6. DIVISION (Census division)
  7. LRGSTATE (indicator for California, Texas, New York, and Florida)
  8. HDD65 (heating degree-days to 65 degrees for 1997)
  9. CDD65 (cooling degree-days to 65 degrees for 1997)

HOW TO MERGE FILES

Each of these 12 files can be used by itself or be merged with other files. By merging files together, a new file can be created that contains, for each respondent, variables from two or more files. The variable DOEID can be used to link the files.

HOW TO USE WEIGHTS

The RECS sample was designed so that survey responses could be used to estimate characteristics of the national stock of occupied housing units. In order to arrive at national estimates from the RECS sample, base sampling weights for each housing unit, which were the reciprocal of the probability of that building being selected into the sample, were calculated. Therefore, a housing unit with a base weight of 10,000 represents itself and 9,999 similar, but unsampled housing units in the total stock of occupied residential housing units. The base weight is further adjusted to account for nonresponse bias. Finally, ratio adjustments were used to ensure that the RECS weights add up to Current Population Survey estimates of the number of households. The variable NWEIGHT in the data file is the final weight.

EXAMPLE 1: SINGLE RESPONSE
The respondent with DOEID = 5198 has NWEIGHT = 8,064. Hence this respondent represents a total of 8,064 households. The respondent used 820 gallons (GALLONFO = 820) of fuel oil. Hence, the respondent contributed 820 times 8,064 = 6,600,000 gallons to the estimated national total fuel oil consumption.
EXAMPLE 2: USING NWEIGHT TO ESTIMATE NUMBER OF HOUSEHOLDS
There were 710, out of the 5,900 RECS respondents, that used fuel oil in their homes (USEFO = 1). Most, but not all, of these households use fuel oil for space heating. The sum of NWEIGHT over these 710 cases is 9,957,479. Hence, the estimated number of households that use fuel oil is 10,000,000.
EXAMPLE 3: USING NWEIGHT TO ESTIMATE PERCENTAGE OF HOUSEHOLDS
The sum of NWEIGHT over all 5,900 cases is 101,481,171. This is also an estimate of the total number of households as of July 1997. Hence, the estimated percent of households that use fuel oil (for any use in the home) is (9,957,479/101,481,171) times 100 equals 9.8 percent.
EXAMPLE 4: USING NWEIGHT TO ESTIMATE TOTAL CONSUMPTION
To estimate the total fuel oil consumption, multiply NWEIGHT times GALLONFO for the 710 cases where fuel oil is used in the home (USEFO = 1), then sum the product over the cases where USEFO = 1. The resulting estimate is 7,273,294,433 gallons. This should be rounded to 7.3 billion gallons or 7,273 million gallons.
EXAMPLE 5: USING NWEIGHT TO ESTIMATE AVERAGE CONSUMPTION
The sum of NWEIGHT over cases where USEFO =1 is 9,957,479. Hence the estimated average fuel oil consumption, in homes that use fuel oil, is 7,273,294,433/9,957,479 = 730 gallons.

MAIL RESPONSES

If the field interviewers were not successful in obtaining a personal interview, a short mail questionnaire was mailed to the housing unit. Variables not on the mail questionnaire were then imputed for the housing unit using a hot deck procedure. There were 181 observations obtained via a mail questionnaire. These 181 records can be identified using the variable MQRESULT.

FUEL USAGE INDICATORS

The variables USEEL, USEFO, USEKERO, USELP, and USENG are indicator variables for the use electricity, fuel oil, kerosene, LPG, and natural gas in the housing unit. They are on three files. They were obtained using section H of the questionnaire and they are indicator variables that equal 1 if the households uses the corresponding fuel and 0 otherwise. In addition to being placed on the file with other section H data, they were also placed on the consumption data file and the expenditures data file.

HOW ARE THE VARIABLES THAT BEGIN WITH A Z DIFFERENT FROM THE NON-Z VARIABLES?

The "Z variables" are also referred to as "imputation flags." Imputation is a statistical procedure used to fill in missing values for respondents that are otherwise considered to be complete. Missing values for many, but not all, of the variables were imputed in 1997. The imputation flag indicates whether the corresponding non-Z variable was based upon reported data (Z variable = 0) or was imputed (Z variable = 1). There are no corresponding "Z variables" for variables from the RECS questionnaire that were not imputed, variables where there was no missing data, and variables that are not from the questionnaire. The missing data codes for the consumption and expenditure data are contained in the "Characteristics of Energy Supplier Data" file.

HOW IS THE SURVEY RESPONDENT'S CONFIDENTIALITY PROTECTED?

There are no respondent names and address on these files. EIA does not receive nor take possession of the names or addresses of individual respondents or any other individually identifiable energy data that could be specifically linked with a housing unit. Local geographic identifiers and National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Weather Division identifiers are not included on these data files.

In addition, values for HDD65, CDD65, ELECRATE, and UGASRATE were altered slightly to mask the exact geographic location of the housing unit.

LlNKS TO EACH DATA FILE AND SUPPORTING DOCUMENTATION

For each data file, a codebook is provided (both files are in ASCII format). For files based upon the Household Questionnaire, the corresponding section of the questionnaire is provided (PDF format). To view and/or print PDF files (requires Adobe Acrobat Reader) Download Adobe Acrobat Reader .

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Microdata Files
by Topic Data Files Codebooks Questionnaire Release Date
File 1: Housing Unit Characteristics TXT TXT Section A 11/22/2009
File 2: Kitchen Appliances TXT TXT Section B 11/22/2009
File 3: Other Appliances TXT TXT Section C 11/22/2009
File 4: Space Heating TXT TXT Section D 11/22/2009
File 5: Water Heating, A/C, and Miscellaneous TXT TXT Sections E, F and G 11/22/2009
File 6: Fuels Used and Fuel Payment TXT TXT Section H 11/22/2009
File 7: Fuel Bills and Non-Residential Uses TXT TXT Section I 11/22/2009
File 8: Household Characteristics TXT TXT Section J 12/20/2009
File 9: Energy Assistance and Housing Unit Square Footage TXT TXT Section K and L 12/20/2009
File 10: Characteristics of Energy Supplier Data TXT TXT 12/20/2009
File 11: Energy Consumption TXT TXT 12/20/2009
File 12: Energy Expenditures TXT TXT 1/10/2000

1997 PUBLIC USE DATA FILES IN ACCESS MDB FORMAT

WHAT IS RECS?

The Residential Energy Consumption Survey (RECS) is a national sample survey of housing units. The survey collects statistical information on the consumption of and expenditures for energy in housing units along with data on energy-related characteristics of the housing units and occupants. The survey is restricted to housing units that are the primary residence of the occupants; the RECS does not cover vacant housing units, second homes, or vacation units. RECS is conducted by the Energy Information Administration of the U.S. Department of Energy. The RECS was conducted in 1978, 1979, 1980, 1981, 1982, 1984, 1987, 1990, 1993, and 1997. For the 1997 RECS, data were obtained for 5,900 housing units. Energy-related characteristics of the housing units and occupants are obtained in an on-site personal interview with the occupants. Energy consumption and expenditures information are obtained from the energy suppliers to the responding households during the Energy Suppliers Survey that follows the household personal interview.

WHAT ARE THE RECS PUBLIC USE FILES?

The 1997 RECS Public Use Files are microdata files that contain 5,900 records, representing housing units from the 50 States and the District of Columbia. Each record corresponds to a single responding, in-scope sampled housing unit and contains information for that unit about the size, year constructed, types of energy used, energy-using equipment, conservation features, energy consumption and expenditures (electricity, natural gas, fuel oil, kerosene, and LPG), and the amount of energy used for five end uses: space heating, air-conditioning, water heating, refrigeration, and other.

WHAT IS THE GEOGRAPHIC LEVEL OF DATA AVAILABLE?

RECS data are available for the four Census regions and nine Census divisions. State-level data are available for the four most populated States (California, Texas New York, and Florida).

WHAT IS THE FORMAT OF THE PUBLIC USE FILES?

The Public Use Files are constructed in two formats—ASCII and Microsoft ACCESS97. Both formats contain the same detail of information, with the notable exception that the ACCESS97 database has replaced all alphanumeric coding with English labeling. In ASCII files all records are comma-delimited with fixed column positions. The creation of comma-delimited ASCII files enables use of EIA's public-use files by a wide spectrum of data users. However, EIA realizes that some users are well versed in the use and manipulation of common database systems. Unfortunately, EIA does not have the resources to provide public-use files in multiple database formats. However, EIA has created an ACCESS97 version of the 1997 RECS because of the internal use of the Microsoft ACCESS97 software. The continuation of multiple format releases is highly dependent upon the use and feedback from our data users. Let us know if you find the ACCESS97 file helpful.

HOW ARE THE PUBLIC USE ACCESS97 TABLES ORGANIZED?

Because of the size of the RECS database, the fieldnames (581 unique names) were grouped into 26 tables by logical relationships within the RECS questionnaire:

  1. Air Conditioning Characteristics –
  2. Auxiliary Fuels Used –
  3. Bottled Gas Usage Characteristics –
  4. Electricity Usage Characteristics –
  5. Energy Assistance
  6. Energy Labels
  7. Final Sample Weights
  8. Fuel Billing Dates
  9. Fuel Oil Usage Characteristics –
  10. Household Characteristics
  11. Housing Structure
  12. Imputation Flags
  13. Interviewer Observations
  14. Kerosene Usage Characteristics –
  15. Kitchen Appliances
  16. Lights Windows and Insulation
  17. Location and Weather
  18. Natural Gas Usage Characteristics –
  19. Other Appliances
  20. Other Usage Characteristics
  21. Solar Usage Characteristics –
  22. Space Heating
  23. Survey Management
  24. Water Heating
  25. Wood Usage Characteristics –
  26. Pub Use Xwalk

Because we have renamed and reorganized the public use files into two formats, the historical user of RECS data may require further documentation on how the two formats link. The table named Pub Use Xwalk in the ACCESS97 file provides such linking; however, a detailed listing has been made available. Note: A "–" sign following a table name (i.e., a suffix) denotes a table with a record number of less than 5,900 housing units. A subset of the records are presented because the eliminated records are not applicable for the table. For example, only households that use the fuel kerosene are include in theKerosene Usage Characteristics table. Such modifications minimize the size of the ACCESS97 file while maintaining the analytical content of the RECS data. Field values that are blank are considered not applicable for that field name. Iin the case where a second refrigerator is not applicable to the household, for example, blank values have been place into the corresponding second refrigerator field name values.

Listing of RECS Public-Use Field Names

Air Conditioning Characteristics –
  ACCESS Table Name ACCESS Field Name Field Name Caption ASCII Variable Name ASCII Questionnaire Codebook
1 Air Conditioning Characteristics – HasDucts Home has ducts (ACDUCTS) ACDUCTS file5cbk.txt
2 Air Conditioning Characteristics – PortionCooled Portion of house cooled (ACHOUSE) ACHOUSE file5cbk.txt
3 Air Conditioning Characteristics – ACCoolsOth A/C equp cools other units (ACOTHERS) ACOTHERS file5cbk.txt
4 Air Conditioning Characteristics – RmsCooled Rooms cooled last summer (ACROOMS) ACROOMS file5cbk.txt
5 Air Conditioning Characteristics – AgeCentrACEqp Age of central A/C equip (AGECENAC) AGECENAC file5cbk.txt
6 Air Conditioning Characteristics – HasACEquip Have air-conditioning equip (AIRCOND) AIRCOND file5cbk.txt
7 Air Conditioning Characteristics – HasWinACHeatPmp Window/wall units are heat pump (ANYWWHP) ANYWWHP file5cbk.txt
8 Air Conditioning Characteristics – UsageACTherm How thermostat used for ac (AUTOCOOL) AUTOCOOL file5cbk.txt
9 Air Conditioning Characteristics – CACHeatPmp Central air heat pump (CENACHP) CENACHP file5cbk.txt
10 Air Conditioning Characteristics – TypeAC Type of ac equip (COOLTYPE) COOLTYPE file5cbk.txt
11 Air Conditioning Characteristics – EIAIDNum DOE 4-digit identification number (DOEID) DOEID All Files
12 Air Conditioning Characteristics – NumWinAC Number of w/w a/c units (NUMBERAC) NUMBERAC file5cbk.txt
13 Air Conditioning Characteristics – UsageCAC How central air used (USECENAC) USECENAC file5cbk.txt
14 Air Conditioning Characteristics – UsageWinAC How window/wall a/c used (USEWWAC) USEWWAC file5cbk.txt
15 Air Conditioning Characteristics – AgeofMostUsedAC Age of most used a/c unit (WWACAGE) WWACAGE file5cbk.txt
16 Air Conditioning Characteristics – NumWinACHeatPmp Num of ww/ac heat pumps (WWHTPUMP) WWHTPUMP file5cbk.txt
Auxiliary Fuels Used –
  ACCESS Table Name ACCESS Field Name Field Name Caption ASCII Variable Name ASCII Questionnaire Codebook
17 Auxiliary Fuels Used – OthEqpFuel Fuel used by other equip (DIFFUEL) DIFFUEL file4cbk.txt
18 Auxiliary Fuels Used – EIAIDNum DOE 4-digit identification number (DOEID) DOEID All Files
19 Auxiliary Fuels Used – AuxFireplaceFuel Aux fireplace fuel (FPFUEL) FPFUEL file4cbk.txt
20 Auxiliary Fuels Used – AuxFurnFuel Aux warm air furnace fuel (FURNFUEL) FURNFUEL file4cbk.txt
21 Auxiliary Fuels Used – AuxHTStoveFuel Aux heating stove fuel (HSFUEL) HSFUEL file4cbk.txt
22 Auxiliary Fuels Used – AuxPipeFurnFuel Aux pipeless furnace fuel (PIPEFUEL) PIPEFUEL file4cbk.txt
23 Auxiliary Fuels Used – AuxSteamSysFuel Aux steam system fuel (RADFUEL) RADFUEL file4cbk.txt
24 Auxiliary Fuels Used – AuxRmHeatFuel Aux room heater fuel (RMHTFUEL) RMHTFUEL file4cbk.txt
25 Auxiliary Fuels Used – AuxCKStoveFuel Aux cooking stove fuel (RNGFUEL) RNGFUEL file4cbk.txt
Bottled Gas Usage Characteristics –
  ACCESS Table Name ACCESS Field Name Field Name Caption ASCII Variable Name ASCII Questionnaire Codebook
26 Bottled Gas Usage Characteristics – PctLPGBillOth Pct lpg bill for oth purp (BILLLPGP) BILLLPGP file7cbk.txt
27 Bottled Gas Usage Characteristics – UseLPGforOth Lpg used for other purposes (BLPUSE) BLPUSE file7cbk.txt
28 Bottled Gas Usage Characteristics – AnnLPGUsekBtu Lpg annual use in thousands of btu (BTULP) BTULP file11cbk.txt
29 Bottled Gas Usage Characteristics – EstLPGApplkBtu Lpg appl use est in thousands of btu (BTULPAPL) BTULPAPL file11cbk.txt
30 Bottled Gas Usage Characteristics – EstLPGSHkBtu Lpg space heat use est in ks of btu (BTULPSPH) BTULPSPH file11cbk.txt
31 Bottled Gas Usage Characteristics – EstLPGWHkBtu Lpg water heat use est in ks of btu (BTULPWTH) BTULPWTH file11cbk.txt
32 Bottled Gas Usage Characteristics – EIAIDNum DOE 4-digit identification number (DOEID) DOEID All Files
33 Bottled Gas Usage Characteristics – LPGCost$ Estimated cost of lpg in dollars (DOLLARLP) DOLLARLP file12cbk.txt
34 Bottled Gas Usage Characteristics – EstLPGAppl$ Lpg appl use est in dollars (DOLLPAPL) DOLLPAPL file12cbk.txt
35 Bottled Gas Usage Characteristics – EstLPGSH$ Lpg space heat use est in dollars (DOLLPSPH) DOLLPSPH file12cbk.txt
36 Bottled Gas Usage Characteristics – EstLPGWH$ Lpg water heat use est in dollars (DOLLPWTH) DOLLPWTH file12cbk.txt
37 Bottled Gas Usage Characteristics – EstLPGPur(Gal) Est gallons of lpg bought (GALLONLP) GALLONLP file11cbk.txt
38 Bottled Gas Usage Characteristics – HowLPGPaid How lpg is paid (HOWPAYLP) HOWPAYLP file6cbk.txt
39 Bottled Gas Usage Characteristics – LPGDatafromHH Lpg data from supplier or household (KAVALPG) KAVALPG file10cbk.txt
40 Bottled Gas Usage Characteristics – UseLPGCookIn Uses lpg to cook inside (LPCOOK) LPCOOK file6cbk.txt
41 Bottled Gas Usage Characteristics – HasLPGDelivered Lpg delivered to your home (LPGDELV) LPGDELV file6cbk.txt
42 Bottled Gas Usage Characteristics – UseLPGforanyOth Uses lpg for any other purpose (LPOTHER) LPOTHER file6cbk.txt
43 Bottled Gas Usage Characteristics – UseLPGforHeat Uses lpg to heat home (LPWARM) LPWARM file6cbk.txt
44 Bottled Gas Usage Characteristics – UseLPGforH2O Uses lpg to heat water (LPWATER) LPWATER file6cbk.txt
45 Bottled Gas Usage Characteristics – NumCompDeliverLPG Num companies deliver lpg (NDIFLPCO) NDIFLPCO file6cbk.txt
46 Bottled Gas Usage Characteristics – NumYearlyLPDeliver Num lpg deliveries past yr (NLPDELNC) NLPDELNC file6cbk.txt
47 Bottled Gas Usage Characteristics – SourceofLPG$ Source of estimated cost of lpg (ORIGLPC) ORIGLPC file10cbk.txt
48 Bottled Gas Usage Characteristics – SourceofLPGEst Source of estimated quantity of lpg (ORIGLPQ) ORIGLPQ file10cbk.txt
49 Bottled Gas Usage Characteristics – LPGDataCode Summary code for source of lpg data (ORIGLPS) ORIGLPS file10cbk.txt
50 Bottled Gas Usage Characteristics – WhoPaysLPG Who pays for bottled gas (PAYLPG) PAYLPG file6cbk.txt
51 Bottled Gas Usage Characteristics – LPGDataTimePeriod Period of time lpg data available (PERIODLP) PERIODLP file10cbk.txt
52 Bottled Gas Usage Characteristics – HasLPGBeenScaledDown Lp use scaled down for nonhsld uses (SCALELP) SCALELP file10cbk.txt
53 Bottled Gas Usage Characteristics – LPGTypeSup1 Lpg type from supplier 1 (TYPELP1) TYPELP1 file10cbk.txt
54 Bottled Gas Usage Characteristics – LPGTypeSup2 Lpg type from supplier 2 (TYPELP2) TYPELP2 file10cbk.txt
55 Bottled Gas Usage Characteristics – UseLPGinHome Household uses lpg (USELP) USELP file6cbk.txt
Electricity Usage Characteristics –
  ACCESS Table Name ACCESS Field Name Field Name Caption ASCII Variable Name ASCII Questionnaire Codebook
56 Electricity Usage Characteristics – UseELforOth Elec used for other purposes (BILLEL) BILLEL file7cbk.txt
57 Electricity Usage Characteristics – PctELBillOth Pct elec bill for oth purp (BILLELP) BILLELP file7cbk.txt
58 Electricity Usage Characteristics – AnnELUsekBtu El annual use in thousands of btu (BTUEL) BTUEL file11cbk.txt
59 Electricity Usage Characteristics – EstELApplkBtu El appliance use est in ks of btu (BTUELAPL) BTUELAPL file11cbk.txt
60 Electricity Usage Characteristics – EstELDryerkBtu El dryer use est in thousands of btu (BTUELCDR) BTUELCDR file11cbk.txt
61 Electricity Usage Characteristics – EstELCookingkBtu El cooking use est in thous of btu (BTUELCOK) BTUELCOK file11cbk.txt
62 Electricity Usage Characteristics – EstELAckBtu El air cond use est in thous of btu (BTUELCOL) BTUELCOL file11cbk.txt
63 Electricity Usage Characteristics – EstELDWkBtu El dishwasher use est in thous of btu (BTUELDWH) BTUELDWH file11cbk.txt
64 Electricity Usage Characteristics – EstELFreezerkBtu El freezer use est in thous of btu (BTUELFZZ) BTUELFZZ file11cbk.txt
65 Electricity Usage Characteristics – EstELRefrigkBtu El refrig use est in thousands of btu (BTUELRFG) BTUELRFG file11cbk.txt
66 Electricity Usage Characteristics – EstELSHkBtu El space heat use est in thous of btu (BTUELSPH) BTUELSPH file11cbk.txt
67 Electricity Usage Characteristics – EstELWHkBtu El water heat use est in thous of btu (BTUELWTH) BTUELWTH file11cbk.txt
68 Electricity Usage Characteristics – MaySelectSupplier Able to select fuel supplier (DEREG) DEREG file6cbk.txt
69 Electricity Usage Characteristics – EIAIDNum DOE 4-digit identification number (DOEID) DOEID All Files
70 Electricity Usage Characteristics – EstELAppl$ El appliance use est in dollars (DOLELAPL) DOLELAPL file12cbk.txt
71 Electricity Usage Characteristics – EstELDryer$ El clothes dryer use est in dollars (DOLELCDR) DOLELCDR file12cbk.txt
72 Electricity Usage Characteristics – EstELCooking$ El cooking use est in dollars (DOLELCOK) DOLELCOK file12cbk.txt
73 Electricity Usage Characteristics – EstELAC$ El air cond use est in dollars (DOLELCOL) DOLELCOL file12cbk.txt
74 Electricity Usage Characteristics – EstELDW$ El dishwasher use est in dollars (DOLELDWH) DOLELDWH file12cbk.txt
75 Electricity Usage Characteristics – EstFreezerEnergy$ El freezer use est in dollars (DOLELFZZ) DOLELFZZ file12cbk.txt
76 Electricity Usage Characteristics – EstRefrigEnergy$ El refrig use est in dollars (DOLELRFG) DOLELRFG file12cbk.txt
77 Electricity Usage Characteristics – EstELSH$ El space heating use est in dollars (DOLELSPH) DOLELSPH file12cbk.txt
78 Electricity Usage Characteristics – EstELWH$ El water heating use est in dollars (DOLELWTH) DOLELWTH file12cbk.txt
79 Electricity Usage Characteristics – ELCost$ Estimated cost of el in dollars (DOLLAREL) DOLLAREL file12cbk.txt
80 Electricity Usage Characteristics – UseELforAC Uses electric for a/c (ELCOOL) ELCOOL file6cbk.txt
81 Electricity Usage Characteristics – ELRate(local) Local electric rate for 1000kwh (ELECRATE) ELECRATE file10cbk.txt
82 Electricity Usage Characteristics – UseELforCook Uses electric for cooking (ELFOOD) ELFOOD file6cbk.txt
83 Electricity Usage Characteristics – UseELforanyOth Uses electric for any other (ELOTHER) ELOTHER file6cbk.txt
84 Electricity Usage Characteristics – UseELforHeat Uses electric for heating home (ELWARM) ELWARM file6cbk.txt
85 Electricity Usage Characteristics – UseELforH2O Uses electric for hot water (ELWATER) ELWATER file6cbk.txt
86 Electricity Usage Characteristics – HowELtricityPaid How electricy is paid (HOWPAYEL) HOWPAYEL file6cbk.txt
87 Electricity Usage Characteristics – ELDatafromHH El data from supplier or household (KAVALEL) KAVALEL file10cbk.txt
88 Electricity Usage Characteristics – CertaintyofEnergyAns Certainty of energy answers (KNWLDGE) KNWLDGE file6cbk.txt
89 Electricity Usage Characteristics – EstELPur(kWh) Estimated kilowatt hours of el used (KWH) KWH file11cbk.txt
90 Electricity Usage Characteristics – SourceofEL$ Source of estimated cost of el (ORIGELC) ORIGELC file10cbk.txt
91 Electricity Usage Characteristics – SourceofELEst Source of estimated quantity of el (ORIGELQ) ORIGELQ file10cbk.txt
92 Electricity Usage Characteristics – ELDataCode Summary code for source of el data (ORIGELS) ORIGELS file10cbk.txt
93 Electricity Usage Characteristics – WhoPaysELAC Who pays elec for a/c (PELAC) PELAC file6cbk.txt
94 Electricity Usage Characteristics – WhoPaysELCook Who pays elec for cooking (PELCOOK) PELCOOK file6cbk.txt
95 Electricity Usage Characteristics – WhoPaysELHT Who pays elec for home heat (PELHEAT) PELHEAT file6cbk.txt
96 Electricity Usage Characteristics – WhoPaysELH2O Who pays elec for hot wtr (PELHOTWA) PELHOTWA file6cbk.txt
97 Electricity Usage Characteristics – WhoPaysELAppl Who pays elec for lts/appl (PELLIGHT) PELLIGHT file6cbk.txt
98 Electricity Usage Characteristics – ELDataTimePeriod Period of time el data available (PERIODEL) PERIODEL file10cbk.txt
99 Electricity Usage Characteristics – HasELBeenScaledDown El use scaled down for nonhsld uses (SCALEEL) SCALEEL file10cbk.txt
100 Electricity Usage Characteristics – UseELinHome Household uses electricity (USEEL) USEEL file6cbk.txt
101 Electricity Usage Characteristics – FuelShoppable Fuel hhldr can shop for (WCHFUEL) WCHFUEL file6cbk.txt
Energy Assistance
  ACCESS Table Name ACCESS Field Name Field Name Caption ASCII Variable Name ASCII Questionnaire Codebook
102 Energy Assistance AmtofNoHeat Amount of time w/o heat (AMTNOHT) AMTNOHT file9cbk.txt
103 Energy Assistance GovtPdHeatAidCash Got heat aid cash from govt (CASHAID) CASHAID file9cbk.txt
104 Energy Assistance HasAnyWelfare Afdc/ssi/welfare last 12 months (CASHBEN) CASHBEN file9cbk.txt
105 Energy Assistance HasCoolGovtAsst Govt helped pay home cool (COOLAID) COOLAID file9cbk.txt
106 Energy Assistance EIAIDNum DOE 4-digit identification number (DOEID) DOEID All Files
107 Energy Assistance GovtAsstPaidDirect Govt paid heat co directly (FUELPAID) FUELPAID file9cbk.txt
108 Energy Assistance TotalGovtAsstHeat Total heat costs pd by govt (GOVTAMT) GOVTAMT file9cbk.txt
109 Energy Assistance HasHeatGovtAsst Govt helped pay home heat (HEATAID) HEATAID file9cbk.txt
110 Energy Assistance UnitsofNoHeat Unit of time w/o heat (HRSDYS) HRSDYS file9cbk.txt
111 Energy Assistance HasOthGovtAsst Govt helped pay oth costs (LIFELINE) LIFELINE file9cbk.txt
112 Energy Assistance EligforLIHEAP Eligibility for low income heat help (LIHEAP) LIHEAP file8cbk.txt
113 Energy Assistance HasFoodStamps Food stmps/housing last 12 months (NCASHBEN) NCASHBEN file9cbk.txt
114 Energy Assistance DurofNoHeat Time without main heat (NNOHEAT) NNOHEAT file9cbk.txt
115 Energy Assistance NoHeatAprtoSep No heat apr 96 - sept 96 (NOHSUM) NOHSUM file9cbk.txt
116 Energy Assistance NoHeatOcttoMar No heat oct 95 - mar 96 (NOHWIN) NOHWIN file9cbk.txt
117 Energy Assistance HasNOLIHEAP No liheap in last 12 months (NOLIHEAP) NOLIHEAP file9cbk.txt
118 Energy Assistance ELCutoff Electricity discontinued (NOPAY) NOPAY file9cbk.txt
119 Energy Assistance NoHeat No heat-unable to pay util (NOPYEL) NOPYEL file9cbk.txt
120 Energy Assistance NoHeatduetoRepair No heat-unable to pay repr (NOPYFIX) NOPYFIX file9cbk.txt
121 Energy Assistance NoHeatduetoBill No heat-unable to pay fuel (NOPYFL) NOPYFL file9cbk.txt
122 Energy Assistance OthGovtAsstwHeat Govt help w/ heat $ oth way (OTHERPMT) OTHERPMT file9cbk.txt
123 Energy Assistance AbleHeatOthWay Able to heat home oth way (OTHERWAY) OTHERWAY file9cbk.txt
124 Energy Assistance HasRetirePast12mths Retire inc in past 12 months (RETIREPY) RETIREPY file9cbk.txt
125 Energy Assistance WagesPast12mths Wages/self emp in last 12 months (WORKPAY) WORKPAY file9cbk.txt
Energy Labels
  ACCESS Table Name ACCESS Field Name Field Name Caption ASCII Variable Name ASCII Questionnaire Codebook
126 Energy Labels EIAIDNum DOE 4-digit identification number (DOEID) DOEID All Files
127 Energy Labels HasStaronCAC Star label on central ac (EPACAIR) EPACAIR file9cbk.txt
128 Energy Labels HasStaronCopier Star label on copier (EPACOPY) EPACOPY file9cbk.txt
129 Energy Labels HasStaronDW Star label on dishwasher (EPADISH) EPADISH file9cbk.txt
130 Energy Labels HasStaronFax Star label on fax (EPAFAX) EPAFAX file9cbk.txt
131 Energy Labels HasStaronFrig Star label on refigerator (EPAFRIG) EPAFRIG file9cbk.txt
132 Energy Labels HasStaronFurn Star label on furnace (EPAFURN) EPAFURN file9cbk.txt
133 Energy Labels HasStaronNewHome Star label on new home (EPAHOME) EPAHOME file9cbk.txt
134 Energy Labels HasStaronHTPmp Star label on heat pump (EPAHP) EPAHP file9cbk.txt
135 Energy Labels HasStaronOth Star label on other (EPAOTHER) EPAOTHER file9cbk.txt
136 Energy Labels HasStaronPC Star label on computer (EPAPC) EPAPC file9cbk.txt
137 Energy Labels HasStaronPrint Star label on printer (EPAPRINT) EPAPRINT file9cbk.txt
138 Energy Labels HasStaronWinAC Star label on room ac (EPARAC) EPARAC file9cbk.txt
139 Energy Labels HasStaronTherm Star label on thermostat (EPATHERM) EPATHERM file9cbk.txt
140 Energy Labels EnergyLabelImpactBuy Yellow lbl influenced decision (FTCCHNG) FTCCHNG file9cbk.txt
141 Energy Labels ReadELabel Read yellow label (READLBL) READLBL file9cbk.txt
142 Energy Labels AwareEnergyLabel Familiar with yellow label (SEENLBL) SEENLBL file9cbk.txt
143 Energy Labels AwareEnergyStar Familiar with energy star label (SEENSTAR) SEENSTAR file9cbk.txt
144 Energy Labels HasStarImpactBuy Star label influenced decision (STARINFL) STARINFL file9cbk.txt
Final Sample Weights
  ACCESS Table Name ACCESS Field Name Field Name Caption ASCII Variable Name ASCII Questionnaire Codebook
145 Final Sample Weights EIAIDNum DOE 4-digit identification number (DOEID) DOEID All Files
146 Final Sample Weights FinalWeight The final sample weight (NWEIGHT) NWEIGHT All Files
Fuel Billing Dates
  ACCESS Table Name ACCESS Field Name Field Name Caption ASCII Variable Name ASCII Questionnaire Codebook
147 Fuel Billing Dates TypeBegEL Type el reading on beginning date (BEGINELR) BEGINELR file10cbk.txt
148 Fuel Billing Dates TypeBegUgas Type ug reading on beginning date (BEGINNGR) BEGINNGR file10cbk.txt
149 Fuel Billing Dates EIAIDNum DOE 4-digit identification number (DOEID) DOEID All Files
150 Fuel Billing Dates TypeEndEL Type el reading on ending date (ENDELR) ENDELR file10cbk.txt
151 Fuel Billing Dates TypeEndUgas Type ug reading on ending date (ENDNGR) ENDNGR file10cbk.txt
Fuel Oil Usage Characteristics –
  ACCESS Table Name ACCESS Field Name Field Name Caption ASCII Variable Name ASCII Questionnaire Codebook
152 Fuel Oil Usage Characteristics – UseFOforOth Fo used for other purposes (BILLFOIL) BILLFOIL file7cbk.txt
153 Fuel Oil Usage Characteristics – PctFOBillOth Pct fo bill for oth purp (BILLFOLP) BILLFOLP file7cbk.txt
154 Fuel Oil Usage Characteristics – AnnFOUsekBtu Fo annual use in thousands of btu (BTUFO) BTUFO file11cbk.txt
155 Fuel Oil Usage Characteristics – EstFOApplkBtu Fuel oil appl use est in thous of btu (BTUFOAPL) BTUFOAPL file11cbk.txt
156 Fuel Oil Usage Characteristics – EstFOSHkBtu Fo space heat use est thou of btu (BTUFOSPH) BTUFOSPH file11cbk.txt
157 Fuel Oil Usage Characteristics – EstFOWHkBtu Fo water heat use est in thou of btu (BTUFOWTH) BTUFOWTH file11cbk.txt
158 Fuel Oil Usage Characteristics – EIAIDNum DOE 4-digit identification number (DOEID) DOEID All Files
159 Fuel Oil Usage Characteristics – EstFOAppl$ Fuel oil appl use est in dollars (DOLFOAPL) DOLFOAPL file12cbk.txt
160 Fuel Oil Usage Characteristics – EstFOSH$ FO space heat use est in dollars (DOLFOSPH) DOLFOSPH file12cbk.txt
161 Fuel Oil Usage Characteristics – EstFOWH$ FO water heat use est in dollars (DOLFOWTH) DOLFOWTH file12cbk.txt
162 Fuel Oil Usage Characteristics – FOCost$ Estimated cost of fo in dollars (DOLLARFO) DOLLARFO file12cbk.txt
163 Fuel Oil Usage Characteristics – HasFODelivered Fuel oil delivered (FODEL) FODEL file6cbk.txt
164 Fuel Oil Usage Characteristics – UseFOforHeat Uses fo to heat home (FOWARM) FOWARM file6cbk.txt
165 Fuel Oil Usage Characteristics – UseFOforH2O Uses fo to heat water (FOWATER) FOWATER file6cbk.txt
166 Fuel Oil Usage Characteristics – EstFOPur(Gal) Est gallons of fuel oil bought (GALLONFO) GALLONFO file11cbk.txt
167 Fuel Oil Usage Characteristics – HowFuelOilPaid How fuel oil is paid (HOWPAYFO) HOWPAYFO file6cbk.txt
168 Fuel Oil Usage Characteristics – FODatafromHH Fo data from supplier or household (KAVALFO) KAVALFO file10cbk.txt
169 Fuel Oil Usage Characteristics – NumCompDeliverFO Num of diff fo companies (NDIFFOCO) NDIFFOCO file6cbk.txt
170 Fuel Oil Usage Characteristics – NumYearlyFODeliver Num fo deliveries past yr (NFODELNC) NFODELNC file6cbk.txt
171 Fuel Oil Usage Characteristics – SourceofFO$ Source of estimated cost of fo (ORIGFOC) ORIGFOC file10cbk.txt
172 Fuel Oil Usage Characteristics – SourceofFOEst Source of estimated quantity of fo (ORIGFOQ) ORIGFOQ file10cbk.txt
173 Fuel Oil Usage Characteristics – FODataCode Summary code for source of fo data (ORIGFOS) ORIGFOS file10cbk.txt
174 Fuel Oil Usage Characteristics – WhoPaysFO Who pays for fuel oil (PAYFO) PAYFO file6cbk.txt
175 Fuel Oil Usage Characteristics – FODataTimePeriod Period of time fo data available (PERIODFO) PERIODFO file10cbk.txt
176 Fuel Oil Usage Characteristics – UseFOPastYear Fuel oil used past year (QUANTFO) QUANTFO file6cbk.txt
177 Fuel Oil Usage Characteristics – HasFOBeenScaledDown Fo use scaled down for nonhsld uses (SCALEFO) SCALEFO file10cbk.txt
178 Fuel Oil Usage Characteristics – FOTypeSup1 Fuel oil type from supplier 1 (TYPEFO1) TYPEFO1 file10cbk.txt
179 Fuel Oil Usage Characteristics – FOTypeSup2 Fuel oil type from supplier 2 (TYPEFO2) TYPEFO2 file10cbk.txt
180 Fuel Oil Usage Characteristics – UseFOinHome Household uses fuel oil (USEFO) USEFO file6cbk.txt
Household Characteristics
  ACCESS Table Name ACCESS Field Name Field Name Caption ASCII Variable Name ASCII Questionnaire Codebook
181 Household Characteristics Is24hrsOccup Someone home all day (ATHOME) ATHOME file8cbk.txt
182 Household Characteristics EIAIDNum DOE 4-digit identification number (DOEID) DOEID All Files
183 Household Characteristics HasRegVehUse Have regular use of vehicle (DRIVECAR) DRIVECAR file8cbk.txt
184 Household Characteristics NumofDrivers Number of drivers in hh (DRIVEMON) DRIVEMON file8cbk.txt
185 Household Characteristics EmplofHouseholder Employment of householder (EMPLOYHH) EMPLOYHH file8cbk.txt
186 Household Characteristics HasHomeBus Home-based business (HBUSNESS) HBUSNESS file8cbk.txt
187 Household Characteristics AgeofHouseholder Age of householder (HHAGE) HHAGE file8cbk.txt
188 Household Characteristics SexofHouseholder Sex of householder (HHSEX) HHSEX file8cbk.txt
189 Household Characteristics IsLargeUser hh uses high amount of energy (HIACT) HIACT file8cbk.txt
190 Household Characteristics HowUtilitiesPaid How utilities are paid (HOWPAID) HOWPAID file6cbk.txt
191 Household Characteristics FamInc>45k Alternate response for Income Refusal: gt or lt $45 (INC45PLU) INC45PLU file8cbk.txt
192 Household Characteristics FamilyAnnualIncome Family income last 12 months (MONEYPY) MONEYPY file8cbk.txt
193 Household Characteristics NumofHHMems Number of household members (NHSLDMEM) NHSLDMEM file8cbk.txt
194 Household Characteristics RaceofHouseholder Race of householder (ORIGIN) ORIGIN file8cbk.txt
195 Household Characteristics HasOthEUse Other using much energy (OTHWORK) OTHWORK file8cbk.txt
196 Household Characteristics 100PctBelowPovrty Below 100 percent of poverty (POOR100) POOR100 file8cbk.txt
197 Household Characteristics 125PctBelowPovrty Below 125 percent of poverty (POOR125) POOR125 file8cbk.txt
198 Household Characteristics 150PctBelowPovrty Below 150 percent of poverty (POOR150) POOR150 file8cbk.txt
199 Household Characteristics IsHouseholderHispanic Householder of hispanic origin (SDESCENT) SDESCENT file8cbk.txt
200 Household Characteristics LiveswithSpouse Hhldr lives with spouse (SPOUSE) SPOUSE file8cbk.txt
201 Household Characteristics NumofVehs Number of vehicles (VEHICLES) VEHICLES file8cbk.txt
202 Household Characteristics Num<1 Infants in hh under 1 (YEARS1) YEARS1 file8cbk.txt
203 Household Characteristics Num1to12 Children in hh 1-12 (YEARS2) YEARS2 file8cbk.txt
204 Household Characteristics Num>65 Adults in hh over 65 (YEARS3) YEARS3 file8cbk.txt
205 Household Characteristics Num>75 Adults in hh over 75 (YEARS4) YEARS4 file8cbk.txt
206 Housing Structure HeatedBasement Basement/crawl space heated (BASEHEAT) BASEHEAT file1cbk.txt
207 Housing Structure NumofBedrooms Number of bedrooms (BEDROOMS) BEDROOMS file1cbk.txt
208 Housing Structure HasCoveredCarport Covered carport present (CARPORT) CARPORT file1cbk.txt
209 Housing Structure HasBasement Home has basement (CELLAR) CELLAR file1cbk.txt
210 Housing Structure SQFTCom Space for commercial activity (COMMAMT) COMMAMT file1cbk.txt
211 Housing Structure HasComSQFT Apt bldg has commercial space (COMMUSE) COMMUSE file1cbk.txt
212 Housing Structure OnConcreteSlab Home has concrete slab (CONCRETE) CONCRETE file1cbk.txt
213 Housing Structure HasCrawlSpace Home has crawl space (CRAWL) CRAWL file1cbk.txt
214 Housing Structure EIAIDNum DOE 4-digit identification number (DOEID) DOEID All Files
215 Housing Structure Has1-CarGarage One-car garage present (GARAGE1C) GARAGE1C file1cbk.txt
216 Housing Structure Has2-CarGarage Two-car garage present (GARAGE2C) GARAGE2C file1cbk.txt
217 Housing Structure Has3ormore-CarGarage 3/more car garage present (GARAGE3C) GARAGE3C file1cbk.txt
218 Housing Structure QualitySQFTHeatedEst Certainty of sqft estimate (HOWSURE) HOWSURE file1cbk.txt
219 Housing Structure IsPublicHousing Reside in public housing proj (HUPROJ) HUPROJ file1cbk.txt
220 Housing Structure CondoandorCo-op Dwelling is Condo/Co-op (KCOPCOND) KCOPCOND file1cbk.txt
221 Housing Structure IsHouseOwned Dwelling owned or rented (KOWNRENT) KOWNRENT file1cbk.txt
222 Housing Structure MobileHomeWidth Width of mobile home (MHWIDTH) MHWIDTH file1cbk.txt
223 Housing Structure NumofBaths Number of complete baths (NCOMBATH) NCOMBATH file1cbk.txt
224 Housing Structure NumofHalf-baths Number of half baths (NHAFBATH) NHAFBATH file1cbk.txt
225 Housing Structure NumofFloors Num floors in apt building (NUMFLRS) NUMFLRS file1cbk.txt
226 Housing Structure Occupiedafter12-31-94 Moved in after 12-31-94 (OCCUPY) OCCUPY file1cbk.txt
227 Housing Structure BegMonthOccupied Month moved into home (OCCUPYM) OCCUPYM file1cbk.txt
228 Housing Structure BegYearOccupied Year moved into home (OCCUPYY) OCCUPYY file1cbk.txt
229 Housing Structure PurposeofStructure Original purpose of structure (ORIGTYP) ORIGTYP file1cbk.txt
230 Housing Structure NumofOthRooms Number of other rooms (OTHROOMS) OTHROOMS file1cbk.txt
231 Housing Structure UseofApt Original intent of apt bldg (PRIORUSE) PRIORUSE file1cbk.txt
232 Housing Structure HasGarage Home has garage or carport (PRKGPLCE) PRKGPLCE file1cbk.txt
233 Housing Structure SQFTHeated Total heated floorspace (SQFTEST) SQFTEST file1cbk.txt
234 Housing Structure EstSQFTHeated Model-based est. of heated sq ft (SQFTREG) SQFTREG file1cbk.txt
235 Housing Structure NumofStories Stories in housing unit (STORIES) STORIES file1cbk.txt
236 Housing Structure NumofAllRooms Calculated sum of all rooms (TOTROOMS) TOTROOMS file1cbk.txt
237 Housing Structure HasTreeShade Trees shade home (TREESHAD) TREESHAD file5cbk.txt
238 Housing Structure TypeofHousehold Respondent reported type of home (TYPEHUQ) TYPEHUQ All Files
239 Housing Structure YearBuilt Year home built (YEARMADE) YEARMADE file1cbk.txt
Imputation Flags
  ACCESS Table Name ACCESS Field Name Field Name Caption ASCII Variable Name ASCII Questionnaire Codebook
240 Imputation Flags EIAIDNum DOE 4-digit identification number (DOEID) DOEID All Files
241 Imputation Flags FlagforZACDUCTS Imputation flag for acducts (ZACDUCTS) ZACDUCTS file5cbk.txt
242 Imputation Flags FlagforZACHOUSE Imputation flag for achouse (ZACHOUSE) ZACHOUSE file5cbk.txt
243 Imputation Flags FlagforZACOTHER Imputation flag for acothers (ZACOTHER) ZACOTHER file5cbk.txt
244 Imputation Flags FlagforZACROOMS Imputation flag for acrooms (ZACROOMS) ZACROOMS file5cbk.txt
245 Imputation Flags FlagforZADQINSU Imputation flag for adqinsul (ZADQINSU) ZADQINSU file5cbk.txt
246 Imputation Flags FlagforZAGECENA Imputation flag for agecenac (ZAGECENA) ZAGECENA file5cbk.txt
247 Imputation Flags FlagforZAGEFRZR Imputation flag for agefrzr (ZAGEFRZR) ZAGEFRZR file2cbk.txt
248 Imputation Flags FlagforZAGERFRI Imputation flag for agerfri1 (ZAGERFRI) ZAGERFRI file2cbk.txt
249 Imputation Flags FlagforZAIRCOND Imputation flag for aircond (ZAIRCOND) ZAIRCOND file5cbk.txt
250 Imputation Flags FlagforZAMTMICR Imputation flag for amtmicro (ZAMTMICR) ZAMTMICR file2cbk.txt
251 Imputation Flags FlagforZAMTNOHT Imputation flag for amtnoht (ZAMTNOHT) ZAMTNOHT file9cbk.txt
252 Imputation Flags FlagforZANYWWHP Imputation flag for anywwhp (ZANYWWHP) ZANYWWHP file5cbk.txt
253 Imputation Flags FlagforZATHOME Imputation flag for athome (ZATHOME) ZATHOME file8cbk.txt
254 Imputation Flags FlagforZAUTOCOO Imputation flag for autocool (ZAUTOCOO) ZAUTOCOO file5cbk.txt
255 Imputation Flags FlagforZAUTOHEA Imputation flag for autoheat (ZAUTOHEA) ZAUTOHEA file4cbk.txt
256 Imputation Flags FlagforZBASEHEA Imputation flag for baseheat (ZBASEHEA) ZBASEHEA file1cbk.txt
257 Imputation Flags FlagforZBATCHRG Imputation flag for batchrg (ZBATCHRG) ZBATCHRG file3cbk.txt
258 Imputation Flags FlagforZCASHAID Imputation flag for cashaid (ZCASHAID) ZCASHAID file9cbk.txt
259 Imputation Flags FlagforZCASHBEN Imputation flag for cashben (ZCASHBEN) ZCASHBEN file9cbk.txt
260 Imputation Flags FlagforZCELLAR Imputation flag for cellar (ZCELLAR) ZCELLAR file1cbk.txt
261 Imputation Flags FlagforZCENACHP Imputation flag for cenachp (ZCENACHP) ZCENACHP file5cbk.txt
262 Imputation Flags FlagforZCOMPUTE Imputation flag for computer (ZCOMPUTE) ZCOMPUTE file3cbk.txt
263 Imputation Flags FlagforZCONCRET Imputation flag for concrete (ZCONCRET) ZCONCRET file1cbk.txt
264 Imputation Flags FlagforZCOOLAID Imputation flag for coolaid (ZCOOLAID) ZCOOLAID file9cbk.txt
265 Imputation Flags FlagforZCOOLTYP Imputation flag for cooltype (ZCOOLTYP) ZCOOLTYP file5cbk.txt
266 Imputation Flags FlagforZCOPIER Imputation flag for copier (ZCOPIER) ZCOPIER file3cbk.txt
267 Imputation Flags FlagforZCORDPL1 Imputation flag for cordplu1 (ZCORDPL1) ZCORDPL1 file6cbk.txt
268 Imputation Flags FlagforZCORDPL2 Imputation flag for cordplu2 (ZCORDPL2) ZCORDPL2 file6cbk.txt
269 Imputation Flags FlagforZCRAWL Imputation flag for crawl (ZCRAWL) ZCRAWL file1cbk.txt
270 Imputation Flags FlagforZDEREG Imputation flag for dereg (ZDEREG) ZDEREG file6cbk.txt
271 Imputation Flags FlagforZDOOR1SU Imputation flag for door1sum (ZDOOR1SU) ZDOOR1SU file5cbk.txt
272 Imputation Flags FlagforZDOORSF1 Imputation flag for doorsfr1 (ZDOORSF1) ZDOORSF1 file2cbk.txt
273 Imputation Flags FlagforZDOORSF2 Imputation flag for doorsfr2 (ZDOORSF2) ZDOORSF2 file2cbk.txt
274 Imputation Flags FlagforZDRIVECA Imputation flag for drivecar (ZDRIVECA) ZDRIVECA file8cbk.txt
275 Imputation Flags FlagforZDRIVEMO Imputation flag for drivemon (ZDRIVEMO) ZDRIVEMO file8cbk.txt
276 Imputation Flags FlagforZDRYER Imputation flag for dryer (ZDRYER) ZDRYER file3cbk.txt
277 Imputation Flags FlagforZDRYRFUE Imputation flag for dryrfuel (ZDRYRFUE) ZDRYRFUE file3cbk.txt
278 Imputation Flags FlagforZDRYRUSE Imputation flag for dryruse (ZDRYRUSE) ZDRYRUSE file3cbk.txt
279 Imputation Flags FlagforZDWASHUS Imputation flag for dwashuse (ZDWASHUS) ZDWASHUS file2cbk.txt
280 Imputation Flags FlagforZEMPLOYH Imputation flag for employhh (ZEMPLOYH) ZEMPLOYH file8cbk.txt
281 Imputation Flags FlagforZEQMAMT Imputation flag for eqmamt (ZEQMAMT) ZEQMAMT file4cbk.txt
282 Imputation Flags FlagforZEQUIPAG Imputation flag for equipage (ZEQUIPAG) ZEQUIPAG file4cbk.txt
283 Imputation Flags FlagforZEQUIPAU Imputation flag for equipaux (ZEQUIPAU) ZEQUIPAU file4cbk.txt
284 Imputation Flags FlagforZEQUIPM Imputation flag for equipm (ZEQUIPM) ZEQUIPM file4cbk.txt
285 Imputation Flags FlagforZFAX Imputation flag for fax (ZFAX) ZFAX file3cbk.txt
286 Imputation Flags FlagforZFREEZER Imputation flag for freezer (ZFREEZER) ZFREEZER file2cbk.txt
287 Imputation Flags FlagforZFUELFOO Imputation flag for fuelfood (ZFUELFOO) ZFUELFOO file2cbk.txt
288 Imputation Flags FlagforZFUELH2O Imputation flag for fuelh2o (ZFUELH2O) ZFUELH2O file5cbk.txt
289 Imputation Flags FlagforZFUELHEA Imputation flag for fuelheat (ZFUELHEA) ZFUELHEA file4cbk.txt
290 Imputation Flags FlagforZFUELPAI Imputation flag for fuelpaid (ZFUELPAI) ZFUELPAI file9cbk.txt
291 Imputation Flags FlagforZGASLIGH Imputation flag for gaslight (ZGASLIGH) ZGASLIGH file5cbk.txt
292 Imputation Flags FlagforZGOVTAMT Imputation flag for govtamt (ZGOVTAMT) ZGOVTAMT file9cbk.txt
293 Imputation Flags FlagforZHBUSNES Imputation flag for hbusness (ZHBUSNES) ZHBUSNES file8cbk.txt
294 Imputation Flags FlagforZHEATAID Imputation flag for heataid (ZHEATAID) ZHEATAID file9cbk.txt
295 Imputation Flags FlagforZHEATNOT Imputation flag for heatnot (ZHEATNOT) ZHEATNOT file4cbk.txt
296 Imputation Flags FlagforZHEATOTH Imputation flag for heatoth (ZHEATOTH) ZHEATOTH file4cbk.txt
297 Imputation Flags FlagforZHHAGE Imputation flag for hhage (ZHHAGE) ZHHAGE file8cbk.txt
298 Imputation Flags FlagforZHHSEX Imputation flag for hhsex (ZHHSEX) ZHHSEX file8cbk.txt
299 Imputation Flags FlagforZHRSDYS Imputation flag for hrsdys (ZHRSDYS) ZHRSDYS file9cbk.txt
300 Imputation Flags FlagforZHUPROJ Imputation flag for huproj (ZHUPROJ) ZHUPROJ file1cbk.txt
301 Imputation Flags FlagforKCOPCOND Imputation Flag for KCOPCOND (ZKCOPCON) ZKCOPCON file1cbk.txt
302 Imputation Flags FlagforZLGT12 Imputation flag for lgt12 (ZLGT12) ZLGT12 file5cbk.txt
303 Imputation Flags FlagforZLIFELIN Imputation flag for lifeline (ZLIFELIN) ZLIFELIN file9cbk.txt
304 Imputation Flags FlagforZMICRO Imputation flag for micro (ZMICRO) ZMICRO file2cbk.txt
305 Imputation Flags FlagforZMODEM Imputation flag for modem (ZMODEM) ZMODEM file3cbk.txt
306 Imputation Flags FlagforZMONEYPY Imputation flag for moneypy (ZMONEYPY) ZMONEYPY file8cbk.txt
307 Imputation Flags FlagforZMONRFRI Imputation flag for monrfri2 (ZMONRFRI) ZMONRFRI file2cbk.txt
308 Imputation Flags FlagforZNCASHBE Imputation flag for ncashben (ZNCASHBE) ZNCASHBE file9cbk.txt
309 Imputation Flags FlagforZNCOMBAT Imputation flag for ncombath (ZNCOMBAT) ZNCOMBAT file1cbk.txt
310 Imputation Flags FlagforZNGFPFLU Imputation flag for ngfpflue (ZNGFPFLU) ZNGFPFLU file4cbk.txt
311 Imputation Flags FlagforZNHSLDME Imputation flag for nhsldmem (ZNHSLDME) ZNHSLDME file8cbk.txt
312 Imputation Flags FlagforZNNOHEAT Imputation flag for nnoheat (ZNNOHEAT) ZNNOHEAT file9cbk.txt
313 Imputation Flags FlagforZNOHSUM Imputation flag for nohsum (ZNOHSUM) ZNOHSUM file9cbk.txt
314 Imputation Flags FlagforZNOHWIN Imputation flag for nohwin (ZNOHWIN) ZNOHWIN file9cbk.txt
315 Imputation Flags FlagforZNOPAY Imputation flag for nopay (ZNOPAY) ZNOPAY file9cbk.txt
316 Imputation Flags FlagforZNOPYEL Imputation flag for nopyel (ZNOPYEL) ZNOPYEL file9cbk.txt
317 Imputation Flags FlagforZNOPYFIX Imputation flag for nopyfix (ZNOPYFIX) ZNOPYFIX file9cbk.txt
318 Imputation Flags FlagforZNOPYFL Imputation flag for nopyfl (ZNOPYFL) ZNOPYFL file9cbk.txt
319 Imputation Flags FlagforZNUMFREE Imputation flag for numfreez (ZNUMFREE) ZNUMFREE file2cbk.txt
320 Imputation Flags FlagforZNUMFRIG Imputation flag for numfrig (ZNUMFRIG) ZNUMFRIG file2cbk.txt
321 Imputation Flags FlagforZNUMMEAL Imputation flag for nummeal (ZNUMMEAL) ZNUMMEAL file2cbk.txt
322 Imputation Flags FlagforZOTHERWA Imputation flag for otherway (ZOTHERWA) ZOTHERWA file9cbk.txt
323 Imputation Flags FlagforZOTHROOM Imputation flag for othrooms (ZOTHROOM) ZOTHROOM file1cbk.txt
324 Imputation Flags FlagforZOTHRPMT Imputation flag for othrpmt (ZOTHRPMT) ZOTHRPMT file9cbk.txt
325 Imputation Flags FlagforZOTHWORK Imputation flag for othwork (ZOTHWORK) ZOTHWORK file8cbk.txt
326 Imputation Flags FlagforZOUTLGTN Imputation flag for outlgtnt (ZOUTLGTN) ZOUTLGTN file5cbk.txt
327 Imputation Flags FlagforZOVENCLN Imputation flag for ovencln (ZOVENCLN) ZOVENCLN file2cbk.txt
328 Imputation Flags FlagforZOVENUSE Imputation flag for ovenuse (ZOVENUSE) ZOVENUSE file2cbk.txt
329 Imputation Flags FlagforZPCUSE Imputation flag for pcuse (ZPCUSE) ZPCUSE file3cbk.txt
330 Imputation Flags FlagforZPRINTER Imputation flag for printer (ZPRINTER) ZPRINTER file3cbk.txt
331 Imputation Flags FlagforZRECBATH Imputation flag for recbath (ZRECBATH) ZRECBATH file3cbk.txt
332 Imputation Flags FlagforZREFRIG1 Imputation flag for refrigt1 (ZREFRIG1) ZREFRIG1 file2cbk.txt
333 Imputation Flags FlagforZREFRIG2 Imputation flag for refrigt2 (ZREFRIG2) ZREFRIG2 file2cbk.txt
334 Imputation Flags FlagforZRETIREP Imputation flag for retirepy (ZRETIREP) ZRETIREP file9cbk.txt
335 Imputation Flags FlagforZSDESCEN Imputation flag for sdescent (ZSDESCEN) ZSDESCEN file8cbk.txt
336 Imputation Flags FlagforZSEPFREE Imputation flag for sepfreez (ZSEPFREE) ZSEPFREE file2cbk.txt
337 Imputation Flags FlagforZSETBACK Imputation flag for setback (ZSETBACK) ZSETBACK file4cbk.txt
338 Imputation Flags FlagforZSHOWERS Imputation flag for showers (ZSHOWERS) ZSHOWERS file5cbk.txt
339 Imputation Flags FlagforZSIZFREE Imputation flag for sizfreez (ZSIZFREE) ZSIZFREE file2cbk.txt
340 Imputation Flags FlagforZSIZRFR1 Imputation flag for sizrfri1 (ZSIZRFR1) ZSIZRFR1 file2cbk.txt
341 Imputation Flags FlagforZSIZRFR2 Imputation flag for sizrfri2 (ZSIZRFR2) ZSIZRFR2 file2cbk.txt
342 Imputation Flags FlagforZSLDDRS Imputation flag for slddrs (ZSLDDRS) ZSLDDRS file5cbk.txt
343 Imputation Flags FlagforZSPOUSE Imputation flag for spouse (ZSPOUSE) ZSPOUSE file8cbk.txt
344 Imputation Flags FlagforZSTORIES Imputation flag for stories (ZSTORIES) ZSTORIES file1cbk.txt
345 Imputation Flags FlagforZSTOVEN Imputation flag for stoven (ZSTOVEN) ZSTOVEN file2cbk.txt
346 Imputation Flags FlagforZTELECOM Imputation flag for telecom (ZTELECOM) ZTELECOM file3cbk.txt
347 Imputation Flags FlagforZTELLDAY Imputation flag for telldays (ZTELLDAY) ZTELLDAY file3cbk.txt
348 Imputation Flags FlagforZTHERMAI Imputation flag for thermain (ZTHERMAI) ZTHERMAI file4cbk.txt
349 Imputation Flags FlagforZTOTROOM Imputation flag for totrooms (ZTOTROOM) ZTOTROOM file1cbk.txt
350 Imputation Flags FlagforZTREESHA Imputation flag for treeshad (ZTREESHA) ZTREESHA file5cbk.txt
351 Imputation Flags FlagforZTVCOLOR Imputation flag for tvcolor (ZTVCOLOR) ZTVCOLOR file3cbk.txt
352 Imputation Flags FlagforZTYPECLN Imputation flag for typecln (ZTYPECLN) ZTYPECLN file2cbk.txt
353 Imputation Flags FlagforZTYPERF1 Imputation flag for typerfr1 (ZTYPERF1) ZTYPERF1 file2cbk.txt
354 Imputation Flags FlagforZTYPERF2 Imputation flag for typerfr2 (ZTYPERF2) ZTYPERF2 file2cbk.txt
355 Imputation Flags FlagforZUAUXH2O Imputation flag for uauxh2of (ZUAUXH2O) ZUAUXH2O file5cbk.txt
356 Imputation Flags FlagforZUPRTFRZ Imputation flag for uprtfrzr (ZUPRTFRZ) ZUPRTFRZ file2cbk.txt
357 Imputation Flags FlagforZURBRUR Imputation flag for urbrur (ZURBRUR) ZURBRUR file1cbk.txt
358 Imputation Flags FlagforZUSECENA Imputation flag for usecenac (ZUSECENA) ZUSECENA file5cbk.txt
359 Imputation Flags FlagforZUSENGFP Imputation flag for usengfp (ZUSENGFP) ZUSENGFP file4cbk.txt
360 Imputation Flags FlagforZUSEWWAC Imputation flag for usewwac (ZUSEWWAC) ZUSEWWAC file5cbk.txt
361 Imputation Flags FlagforZVCR Imputation flag for vcr (ZVCR) ZVCR file3cbk.txt
362 Imputation Flags FlagforZVEHICLE Imputation flag for vehicles (ZVEHICLE) ZVEHICLE file8cbk.txt
363 Imputation Flags FlagforZWASHLOA Imputation flag for washload (ZWASHLOA) ZWASHLOA file3cbk.txt
364 Imputation Flags FlagforZWCHFUEL Imputation flag for wchfuel (ZWCHFUEL) ZWCHFUEL file6cbk.txt
365 Imputation Flags FlagforZWELLPUM Imputation flag for wellpump (ZWELLPUM) ZWELLPUM file3cbk.txt
366 Imputation Flags FlagforZWHEATAG Imputation flag for wheatage (ZWHEATAG) ZWHEATAG file5cbk.txt
367 Imputation Flags FlagforZWHEATOT Imputation flag for wheatoth (ZWHEATOT) ZWHEATOT file5cbk.txt
368 Imputation Flags FlagforZWHEATSI Imputation flag for wheatsiz (ZWHEATSI) ZWHEATSI file5cbk.txt
369 Imputation Flags FlagforZWINDOWS Imputation flag for windows (ZWINDOWS) ZWINDOWS file5cbk.txt
370 Imputation Flags FlagforZWOODAMT Imputation flag for woodamt (ZWOODAMT) ZWOODAMT file6cbk.txt
371 Imputation Flags FlagforZWORKPAY Imputation flag for workpay (ZWORKPAY) ZWORKPAY file9cbk.txt
372 Imputation Flags FlagforZWWACAGE Imputation flag for wwacage (ZWWACAGE) ZWWACAGE file5cbk.txt
373 Imputation Flags FlagforZYEARMAD Imputation flag for yearmade (ZYEARMAD) ZYEARMAD file1cbk.txt
374 Imputation Flags FlagforZYEARS1 Imputation flag for years1 (ZYEARS1) ZYEARS1 file8cbk.txt
375 Imputation Flags FlagforZYEARS2 Imputation flag for years2 (ZYEARS2) ZYEARS2 file8cbk.txt
376 Imputation Flags FlagforZYEARS3 Imputation flag for years3 (ZYEARS3) ZYEARS3 file8cbk.txt
Interviewer Observations
  ACCESS Table Name ACCESS Field Name Field Name Caption ASCII Variable Name ASCII Questionnaire Codebook
377 Interviewer Observations EIAIDNum DOE 4-digit identification number (DOEID) DOEID All Files
378 Interviewer Observations RACNumofStories Intrvwr reported num of stories (FLOORS) FLOORS file1cbk.txt
379 Interviewer Observations RACNumofUnits Intvwr reported number of units (UNITS) UNITS file1cbk.txt
Kerosene Usage Characteristics –
  ACCESS Table Name ACCESS Field Name Field Name Caption ASCII Variable Name ASCII Questionnaire Codebook
380 Kerosene Usage Characteristics – UseKeroforOth Kero used for other purposes (BILLKER) BILLKER file7cbk.txt
381 Kerosene Usage Characteristics – PctKeroBillOth Pct kero bill for oth purp (BILLKERP) BILLKERP file7cbk.txt
382 Kerosene Usage Characteristics – AnnKeroUsekBtu Annual kero use in thousands of btu (BTUKER) BTUKER file11cbk.txt
383 Kerosene Usage Characteristics – EstKeroApplkBtu Kero appl use est in thousands of btu (BTUKRAPL) BTUKRAPL file11cbk.txt
384 Kerosene Usage Characteristics – EstKeroSHkBtu Kero space heat use est in ks of btu (BTUKRSPH) BTUKRSPH file11cbk.txt
385 Kerosene Usage Characteristics – EstKeroWHkBtu Kero water heat use est in ks of btu (BTUKRWTH) BTUKRWTH file11cbk.txt
386 Kerosene Usage Characteristics – EIAIDNum DOE 4-digit identification number (DOEID) DOEID All Files
387 Kerosene Usage Characteristics – EstKeroseneAppl$ Kero appl use est in dollars (DOLKRAPL) DOLKRAPL file12cbk.txt
388 Kerosene Usage Characteristics – EstKeroSH$ Kero space heat use est in dollars (DOLKRSPH) DOLKRSPH file12cbk.txt
389 Kerosene Usage Characteristics – EstKeroWH$ Kero water heat use est in dollars (DOLKRWTH) DOLKRWTH file12cbk.txt
390 Kerosene Usage Characteristics – KeroCost$ Estimated kerosene cost in dollars (DOLLARKR) DOLLARKR file12cbk.txt
391 Kerosene Usage Characteristics – EstKeroPur(Gal) Est gallons of kerosene bought (GALLONKR) GALLONKR file11cbk.txt
392 Kerosene Usage Characteristics – HowKerosenePaid How kerosene is paid (HOWPAYKR) HOWPAYKR file6cbk.txt
393 Kerosene Usage Characteristics – KeroDatafromHH Kero data from supplier or household (KAVALKER) KAVALKER file10cbk.txt
394 Kerosene Usage Characteristics – HasKeroCashNCarry Cash and carry kerosene (KEROCASH) KEROCASH file6cbk.txt
395 Kerosene Usage Characteristics – HasKeroDelivered Kerosene delivered to home (KERODEL) KERODEL file6cbk.txt
396 Kerosene Usage Characteristics – UseKeroforanyOth Uses kerosene for any other purpose (KROTHER) KROTHER file6cbk.txt
397 Kerosene Usage Characteristics – UseKeroforHeat Uses kerosene to heat home (KRWARM) KRWARM file6cbk.txt
398 Kerosene Usage Characteristics – UseKeroforH2O Uses kerosene to heat water (KRWATER) KRWATER file6cbk.txt
399 Kerosene Usage Characteristics – NumCompDeliverKero Num kero companies deliver (NDIFKRCO) NDIFKRCO file6cbk.txt
400 Kerosene Usage Characteristics – QuantityPurKerowCash Quantity bought each time (NKRGALNC) NKRGALNC file6cbk.txt
401 Kerosene Usage Characteristics – NumPurKerowCash Num times cash/carry kero (NOKRCASH) NOKRCASH file6cbk.txt
402 Kerosene Usage Characteristics – NumYearlyKeroDeliver Times kero delivered past yr (NOKRDEL) NOKRDEL file6cbk.txt
403 Kerosene Usage Characteristics – SourceofKeroEst Source estimated kerosene quantity (ORIGKERQ) ORIGKERQ file10cbk.txt
404 Kerosene Usage Characteristics – KeroDataCode Summary code kerosene data source (ORIGKERS) ORIGKERS file10cbk.txt
405 Kerosene Usage Characteristics – SourceofKero$ Source of estimated kerosene cost (ORIGKRC) ORIGKRC file10cbk.txt
406 Kerosene Usage Characteristics – KeroDataTimePeriod Time period kerosene data available (PERIODKR) PERIODKR file10cbk.txt
407 Kerosene Usage Characteristics – KeroCashGalPrice Cash/carry kero price/gal (PRICEKER) PRICEKER file6cbk.txt
408 Kerosene Usage Characteristics – HasKeroBeenScaledDown Kero use scaled down nonhsld uses (SCALEKER) SCALEKER file10cbk.txt
409 Kerosene Usage Characteristics – TotalKeroCashPrice Total cash and carry price (TOTPAYKR) TOTPAYKR file6cbk.txt
410 Kerosene Usage Characteristics – UseKeroinHome Household uses kerosene (USEKERO) USEKERO file6cbk.txt
Kitchen Appliances
  ACCESS Table Name ACCESS Field Name Field Name Caption ASCII Variable Name ASCII Questionnaire Codebook
411 Kitchen Appliances AgeofSepFrzr Age of separate freezer (AGEFRZR) AGEFRZR file2cbk.txt
412 Kitchen Appliances AgeofMainFrig Age of main refrigerator (AGERFRI1) AGERFRI1 file2cbk.txt
413 Kitchen Appliances Ageof2ndFrig Age of second refrig (AGERFRI2) AGERFRI2 file2cbk.txt
414 Kitchen Appliances AmtofMicrowave Amount cooked in microwave (AMTMICRO) AMTMICRO file2cbk.txt
415 Kitchen Appliances UseAutoDW Use automatic dishwasher (DISHWASH) DISHWASH file2cbk.txt
416 Kitchen Appliances EIAIDNum DOE 4-digit identification number (DOEID) DOEID All Files
417 Kitchen Appliances MainFrigDoorStyle Refrig 1 door style (DOORSFR1) DOORSFR1 file2cbk.txt
418 Kitchen Appliances 2ndFrigDoorStyle Refrig 2 door style (DOORSFR2) DOORSFR2 file2cbk.txt
419 Kitchen Appliances FreqofDWUse How often use dishwasher (DWASHUSE) DWASHUSE file2cbk.txt
420 Kitchen Appliances TypeofSepFrzr Type of separate freezer (FREEZER) FREEZER file2cbk.txt
421 Kitchen Appliances CookingFuel Fuel used for cooking (FUELFOOD) FUELFOOD file2cbk.txt
422 Kitchen Appliances IceDisponDoor(Main) Thru door ice/water service (ICE) ICE file2cbk.txt
423 Kitchen Appliances UseMicrowave Use microwave oven (MICRO) MICRO file2cbk.txt
424 Kitchen Appliances MonthUsed(2ndFrig) Months 2nd refrig used (MONRFRI2) MONRFRI2 file2cbk.txt
425 Kitchen Appliances NumofSepFrzrs Number of separate freezers (NUMFREEZ) NUMFREEZ file2cbk.txt
426 Kitchen Appliances NumofFrigs Number of refrigerators (NUMFRIG) NUMFRIG file2cbk.txt
427 Kitchen Appliances FreqofMeals Number of cooked meals (NUMMEAL) NUMMEAL file2cbk.txt
428 Kitchen Appliances UseOven Use oven for cooking (OVEN) OVEN file2cbk.txt
429 Kitchen Appliances HasDiffOvenFuel Separate oven fuel (OVENA) OVENA file2cbk.txt
430 Kitchen Appliances HasSelf-CleaningOven Oven is self-cleaning (OVENCLN) OVENCLN file2cbk.txt
431 Kitchen Appliances FreqofOvenUse How often oven used (OVENUSE) OVENUSE file2cbk.txt
432 Kitchen Appliances MainFrzrType Frzr type main refrig (REFRIGT1) REFRIGT1 file2cbk.txt
433 Kitchen Appliances 2ndFrzrType Frzr type second refrig (REFRIGT2) REFRIGT2 file2cbk.txt
434 Kitchen Appliances UseSepFrzr Use a separate freezer (SEPFREEZ) SEPFREEZ file2cbk.txt
435 Kitchen Appliances SepFrzrSize Size of separate freezer (SIZFREEZ) SIZFREEZ file2cbk.txt
436 Kitchen Appliances MainFrigSize Size of main refrigerator (SIZRFRI1) SIZRFRI1 file2cbk.txt
437 Kitchen Appliances 2ndFrigSize Size of second refrig (SIZRFRI2) SIZRFRI2 file2cbk.txt
438 Kitchen Appliances UseStoveforCooking Use stove/burners for cooking (STOVE) STOVE file2cbk.txt
439 Kitchen Appliances RangeTopFuel Range top/ burners fuel (STOVEA) STOVEA file2cbk.txt
440 Kitchen Appliances HasStovewithOven Stove has burners and oven (STOVEN) STOVEN file2cbk.txt
441 Kitchen Appliances StoveFuel Combo stove and oven fuel (STOVENA) STOVENA file2cbk.txt
442 Kitchen Appliances TypeofOven Type of self cleaning oven (TYPECLN) TYPECLN file2cbk.txt
443 Kitchen Appliances TypeofMainFrig Type of main refrigerator (TYPERFR1) TYPERFR1 file2cbk.txt
444 Kitchen Appliances Typeof2ndFrig Type of second refrig (TYPERFR2) TYPERFR2 file2cbk.txt
445 Kitchen Appliances HasUprightFrzr Freezer upright or chest (UPRTFRZR) UPRTFRZR file2cbk.txt
Lights Windows and Insulation
  ACCESS Table Name ACCESS Field Name Field Name Caption ASCII Variable Name ASCII Questionnaire Codebook
446 Lights Windows and Insulation InsulationQalLevel How well insulated is home (ADQINSUL) ADQINSUL file5cbk.txt
447 Lights Windows and Insulation EIAIDNum DOE 4-digit identification number (DOEID) DOEID All Files
448 Lights Windows and Insulation NumSlideDoors Num of sliding glass doors (DOOR1SUM) DOOR1SUM file5cbk.txt
449 Lights Windows and Insulation UseUgasOutdrLght Use outdoor gas light (GASLIGHT) GASLIGHT file5cbk.txt
450 Lights Windows and Insulation NumLightsOn>12hrs Number lights on 12+ hrs/day (LGT12) LGT12 file5cbk.txt
451 Lights Windows and Insulation UseOutdrLghtNightly Outdoor lgt on all night (OUTLGTNT) OUTLGTNT file5cbk.txt
452 Lights Windows and Insulation HasSlideDoor Sliding glass doors (SLDDRS) SLDDRS file5cbk.txt
453 Lights Windows and Insulation NumWindows Number of windows in home (WINDOWS) WINDOWS file5cbk.txt
Location and Weather
  ACCESS Table Name ACCESS Field Name Field Name Caption ASCII Variable Name ASCII Questionnaire Codebook
454 Location and Weather CDDtobase651-97to12-97 Cooling dd to base 65 1-97 to 12-97 (CDD65) CDD65 All Files
455 Location and Weather CensusDivision Census division (DIVISION) DIVISION All Files
456 Location and Weather EIAIDNum DOE 4-digit identification number (DOEID) DOEID All Files
457 Location and Weather HDDtobase651-97to12-97 Heating dd to base 65 1-97 to 12-97 (HDD65) HDD65 All Files
458 Location and Weather LargeState Large State Indicator (LRGSTATE) LRGSTATE All Files
459 Location and Weather CensusRegion Census region (REGIONC) REGIONC All Files
460 Location and Weather HouseholdArea Area household is in (URBRUR) URBRUR file1cbk.txt
Natural Gas Usage Characteristics –
  ACCESS Table Name ACCESS Field Name Field Name Caption ASCII Variable Name ASCII Questionnaire Codebook
461 Natural Gas Usage Characteristics – UseUgasforOth Ugas used for other purposes (BILLUG) BILLUG file7cbk.txt
462 Natural Gas Usage Characteristics – PctUgasBillOth Pct ug bill for oth purp (BILLUGP) BILLUGP file7cbk.txt
463 Natural Gas Usage Characteristics – AnnUgasUsekBtu Ug annual use in thousands of btu (BTUNG) BTUNG file11cbk.txt
464 Natural Gas Usage Characteristics – EstNGApplkBtu Nat gas appl use est in thous of btu (BTUNGAPL) BTUNGAPL file11cbk.txt
465 Natural Gas Usage Characteristics – EstNGACkBtu Nat gas ac use est in thous of btu (BTUNGCOL) BTUNGCOL file11cbk.txt
466 Natural Gas Usage Characteristics – EstNGSHkBtu Nat gas space heat use est k of btu (BTUNGSPH) BTUNGSPH file11cbk.txt
467 Natural Gas Usage Characteristics – EstNGWHkBtu Nat gas wat ht use est in ks of btu (BTUNGWTH) BTUNGWTH file11cbk.txt
468 Natural Gas Usage Characteristics – EstUgasPur(ccfs) Ccfs (hundred cubic ft) of ug (CUFEETNG) CUFEETNG file11cbk.txt
469 Natural Gas Usage Characteristics – EIAIDNum DOE 4-digit identification number (DOEID) DOEID All Files
470 Natural Gas Usage Characteristics – UgasCost$ Estimated cost of ug in dollars (DOLLARNG) DOLLARNG file12cbk.txt
471 Natural Gas Usage Characteristics – EstNGAppl$ Nat gas appl use est in dollars (DOLNGAPL) DOLNGAPL file12cbk.txt
472 Natural Gas Usage Characteristics – EstNGAC$ Nat gas air cond use est in dollars (DOLNGCOL) DOLNGCOL file12cbk.txt
473 Natural Gas Usage Characteristics – EstNGSH$ Nat gas space heat use est in dollars (DOLNGSPH) DOLNGSPH file12cbk.txt
474 Natural Gas Usage Characteristics – EstNGWH$ Nat gas water heat use est in dollars (DOLNGWTH) DOLNGWTH file12cbk.txt
475 Natural Gas Usage Characteristics – HowNGPaid How natural gas is paid (HOWPAYNG) HOWPAYNG file6cbk.txt
476 Natural Gas Usage Characteristics – UgasDatafromHH Ug data from supplier or household (KAVALNG) KAVALNG file10cbk.txt
477 Natural Gas Usage Characteristics – SourceofUgas$ Source of estimated cost of ug (ORIGNGC) ORIGNGC file10cbk.txt
478 Natural Gas Usage Characteristics – SourceofUgasEst Source of estimated quantity of ug (ORIGNGQ) ORIGNGQ file10cbk.txt
479 Natural Gas Usage Characteristics – UgasDataCode Summary code for source of ug data (ORIGNGS) ORIGNGS file10cbk.txt
480 Natural Gas Usage Characteristics – UgasDataTimePeriod Period of time ug data available (PERIODNG) PERIODNG file10cbk.txt
481 Natural Gas Usage Characteristics – WhoPaysUgasHeat Who pays ugas for home heat (PGASHEAT) PGASHEAT file6cbk.txt
482 Natural Gas Usage Characteristics – WhoPaysUgasH2O Who pays ugas for hot water (PGASHTWA) PGASHTWA file6cbk.txt
483 Natural Gas Usage Characteristics – WhoPaysUgasCook Who pays ugas to cook (PUGCOOK) PUGCOOK file6cbk.txt
484 Natural Gas Usage Characteristics – WhoPaysUgasAppl Who pays ugas for appliances (PUGOTH) PUGOTH file6cbk.txt
485 Natural Gas Usage Characteristics – HasUgasBeenScaledDown Ug use scaled down for nonhsld uses (SCALENG) SCALENG file10cbk.txt
486 Natural Gas Usage Characteristics – UgasRate(local) Local natural gas rate for mcf (UGASRATE) UGASRATE file10cbk.txt
487 Natural Gas Usage Characteristics – UseUgasforCook Uses ugas for cooking (UGCOOK) UGCOOK file6cbk.txt
488 Natural Gas Usage Characteristics – UseUgasforOthAppl Uses ugas for other appliances (UGOTH) UGOTH file6cbk.txt
489 Natural Gas Usage Characteristics – UseUgasforHeat Uses ugas for heating home (UGWARM) UGWARM file6cbk.txt
490 Natural Gas Usage Characteristics – UseUgasforH2O Uses ugas for hot water (UGWATER) UGWATER file6cbk.txt
491 Natural Gas Usage Characteristics – UseUgasinHome Household uses utility gas (USENG) USENG file6cbk.txt
Other Appliances
  ACCESS Table Name ACCESS Field Name Field Name Caption ASCII Variable Name ASCII Questionnaire Codebook
492 Other Appliances HasAnsweringMachine Use answering machine (ANSMACH) ANSMACH file3cbk.txt
493 Other Appliances HasAquarium>20gal Use 20+ gal htd aquarium (AQUARIUM) AQUARIUM file3cbk.txt
494 Other Appliances MaintenanceofPortAppls How port appliances maintained (BATCHRG) BATCHRG file3cbk.txt
495 Other Appliances HasPortableAppl Use portable appliances/tools (BATTOOLS) BATTOOLS file3cbk.txt
496 Other Appliances UseCeilingFan Used ceiling fan (CFAN) CFAN file3cbk.txt
497 Other Appliances HasPC Use personal computer (COMPUTER) COMPUTER file3cbk.txt
498 Other Appliances HasPhotocopier Use photocopier (COPIER) COPIER file3cbk.txt
499 Other Appliances UseAutoCW Use auto clothes washer (CWASHER) CWASHER file3cbk.txt
500 Other Appliances EIAIDNum DOE 4-digit identification number (DOEID) DOEID All Files
501 Other Appliances UseClothesDryer Use clothes dryer (DRYER) DRYER file3cbk.txt
502 Other Appliances ClothesDryerFuel Clothes dryer fuel (DRYRFUEL) DRYRFUEL file3cbk.txt
503 Other Appliances FreqofClothesDryer Frequency of dryer use (DRYRUSE) DRYRUSE file3cbk.txt
504 Other Appliances HasFax Use separate fax machine (FAX) FAX file3cbk.txt
505 Other Appliances PoolFuel Fuel used to heat pool (FUELPOOL) FUELPOOL file3cbk.txt
506 Other Appliances HotTubFuel Fuel used to heat recbath (FUELTUB) FUELTUB file3cbk.txt
507 Other Appliances HasModem Use modem (MODEM) MODEM file3cbk.txt
508 Other Appliances Morethan1PC More than one pc used (MULTPC) MULTPC file3cbk.txt
509 Other Appliances HasCordlessPhone Use cordless phone (NOCORD) NOCORD file3cbk.txt
510 Other Appliances NumofH2ObedHeaters Number of waterbed heaters (NOWTBDHT) NOWTBDHT file3cbk.txt
511 Other Appliances NumCeilingFansUsed Number of ceiling fans used (NUMCFAN) NUMCFAN file3cbk.txt
512 Other Appliances NumofPCs Number pcs used (NUMPC) NUMPC file3cbk.txt
513 Other Appliances MainUseofPC Main use of pc (PCTASK) PCTASK file3cbk.txt
514 Other Appliances WeeklyPCUse Weekly hours pc turned on (PCUSE) PCUSE file3cbk.txt
515 Other Appliances HasHeatedPool Have heated swimming pool (POOL) POOL file3cbk.txt
516 Other Appliances HasLaserPrinter Use laser printer for pc (PRINTER) PRINTER file3cbk.txt
517 Other Appliances HasHotTub Heated hot tub/spa/jacuzzi (RECBATH) RECBATH file3cbk.txt
518 Other Appliances HasStereo Use stereo equipment (STEREO) STEREO file3cbk.txt
519 Other Appliances HasPool Have pool with filtering sys (SWIMPOOL) SWIMPOOL file3cbk.txt
520 Other Appliances PCforTelecommute PC used to telecommute (TELECOM) TELECOM file3cbk.txt
521 Other Appliances DayTelecommute Days pc used to telecommute (TELLDAYS) TELLDAYS file3cbk.txt
522 Other Appliances NumColorTVs Number of color tvs used (TVCOLOR) TVCOLOR file3cbk.txt
523 Other Appliances NumVCRs Number of vcrs used (VCR) VCR file3cbk.txt
524 Other Appliances FreqofLaundry(weekly) Laundry washed per week (WASHLOAD) WASHLOAD file3cbk.txt
525 Other Appliances UseH2ObedHeaters Use waterbed heaters (WATERBED) WATERBED file3cbk.txt
526 Other Appliances UseElecWellPmp Use elec pump for well (WELLPUMP) WELLPUMP file3cbk.txt
527 Other Appliances UseH2ObedAllYear Waterbed heaters used all year (WTBEDUSE) WTBEDUSE file3cbk.txt
Other Usage Characteristics
  ACCESS Table Name ACCESS Field Name Field Name Caption ASCII Variable Name ASCII Questionnaire Codebook
528 Other Usage Characteristics EIAIDNum DOE 4-digit identification number (DOEID) DOEID All Files
529 Other Usage Characteristics UseOthCookFuel Other fuel used to cook (OTHCOOK) OTHCOOK file6cbk.txt
530 Other Usage Characteristics UseOthFuelinHome Other fuel used by hh (USEOTH) USEOTH file6cbk.txt
Solar Usage Characteristics –
  ACCESS Table Name ACCESS Field Name Field Name Caption ASCII Variable Name ASCII Questionnaire Codebook
531 Solar Usage Characteristics – EIAIDNum DOE 4-digit identification number (DOEID) DOEID All Files
532 Solar Usage Characteristics – UseSolarforOth Uses solar for other purpose (SOLOTHER) SOLOTHER file6cbk.txt
533 Solar Usage Characteristics – UseSolarforPool Uses solar to heat pool heater (SOLPOOL) SOLPOOL file6cbk.txt
534 Solar Usage Characteristics – UseSolarforHeat Uses solar to heat home (SOLWARM) SOLWARM file6cbk.txt
535 Solar Usage Characteristics – UseSolarforH2O Uses solar to heat water (SOLWATER) SOLWATER file6cbk.txt
536 Solar Usage Characteristics – UseSolarinHome Household uses solar (USESOLAR) USESOLAR file6cbk.txt
Space Heating
  ACCESS Table Name ACCESS Field Name Field Name Caption ASCII Variable Name ASCII Questionnaire Codebook
537 Space Heating HasFansforSolar Solar heat needs pumps/fans (ACTSOLAR) ACTSOLAR file4cbk.txt
538 Space Heating HasProgTherm Program or manually set therm (AUTOHEAT) AUTOHEAT file4cbk.txt
539 Space Heating HasAuxPrtblELHeater Aux equip is prtbl elec htr (CARRYEL) CARRYEL file4cbk.txt
540 Space Heating HasAuxPrtblKero Aux equip is prtbl kero (CARRYKER) CARRYKER file4cbk.txt
541 Space Heating AuxisFireplace Aux equip is fireplace (CHIMNEY) CHIMNEY file4cbk.txt
542 Space Heating AuxHeatEqpisOth Aux heating equip is other (DIFEQUIP) DIFEQUIP file4cbk.txt
543 Space Heating DKisAuxHeat Dont know aux heating fuel (DKAUX) DKAUX file4cbk.txt
544 Space Heating DKAuxHeatEqp Dont know aux heating equip (DKEQUIP) DKEQUIP file4cbk.txt
545 Space Heating UnheatedUnitweqp Unheated home has equiptment (DNTHEAT) DNTHEAT file4cbk.txt
546 Space Heating EIAIDNum DOE 4-digit identification number (DOEID) DOEID All Files
547 Space Heating ELisAuxHeat Electric is aux heating fuel (ELECAUX) ELECAUX file4cbk.txt
548 Space Heating HeatCapMainEqp Amt heat main equip provides (EQMAMT) EQMAMT file4cbk.txt
549 Space Heating AgeofMainHeatingEqp Age of main heating equip (EQUIPAGE) EQUIPAGE file4cbk.txt
550 Space Heating HasAuxHeatEqp Aux heating equipment used (EQUIPAUX) EQUIPAUX file4cbk.txt
551 Space Heating MainHeatingEqp Main home heating equipment (EQUIPM) EQUIPM file4cbk.txt
552 Space Heating FOisAuxHeat Fuel oil is aux heating fuel (FOILAUX) FOILAUX file4cbk.txt
553 Space Heating MainHeatingFuel Main home heating fuel (FUELHEAT) FUELHEAT file4cbk.txt
554 Space Heating NumNoheatRminWin Num rooms unheated last winter (HEATNOT) HEATNOT file4cbk.txt
555 Space Heating HasHeatEqpforOth Heat equip heats other units (HEATOTH) HEATOTH file4cbk.txt
556 Space Heating HasNonheatRminWin Any rooms not heated last winter (HEATROOM) HEATROOM file4cbk.txt
557 Space Heating KeroisAuxHeat Kerosene is aux heating fuel (KEROAUX) KEROAUX file4cbk.txt
558 Space Heating LPGisAUXHeat Lpg is aux heating fuel (LPGAUX) LPGAUX file4cbk.txt
559 Space Heating FlueType Type of fireplace flue (NGFPFLUE) NGFPFLUE file4cbk.txt
560 Space Heating OthisAuxHeat Other fuel for aux heating (OTHERAUX) OTHERAUX file4cbk.txt
561 Space Heating HasAuxELGen Aux equip is blt in elec (PERMELEC) PERMELEC file4cbk.txt
562 Space Heating HasAuxPipelessFurn Aux equip is pipeless furn (PIPELESS) PIPELESS file4cbk.txt
563 Space Heating AuxisStove Aux equip is cooking stove (RANGE) RANGE file4cbk.txt
564 Space Heating HasAuxHeatPump Aux equip is heat pump (REVERSE) REVERSE file4cbk.txt
565 Space Heating HasAuxRmHeaters Aux equip is room heaters (ROOMHEAT) ROOMHEAT file4cbk.txt
566 Space Heating HasSetBackTherm Auto set-back/clock thermo (SETBACK) SETBACK file4cbk.txt
567 Space Heating SolarisAuxHeat Solar is aux heating fuel (SOLARAUX) SOLARAUX file4cbk.txt
568 Space Heating HasAuxHeatH2O Aux equip is steam/hot water (STEAMR) STEAMR file4cbk.txt
569 Space Heating WinterTherm(Empty) Winter temp - no one home (TEMPGONE) TEMPGONE file4cbk.txt
570 Space Heating WinterTherm(Occup) Winter-temp - someone home (TEMPHOME) TEMPHOME file4cbk.txt
571 Space Heating WinterTherm(Night) Winter temp - sleep hours (TEMPNITE) TEMPNITE file4cbk.txt
572 Space Heating UseTherminWin Use thermostat in winter (THERMAIN) THERMAIN file4cbk.txt
573 Space Heating UgasisAuxHeat Ugas is aux heating fuel (UGASAUX) UGASAUX file4cbk.txt
574 Space Heating WinterUseofGasFP How gas fp used in winter (USENGFP) USENGFP file4cbk.txt
575 Space Heating HasAuxCentrWrmAirEqp Aux equip is centr wrm air (WARMAIR) WARMAIR file4cbk.txt
576 Space Heating WoodisAuxHeat Wood is aux heating fuel (WOODAUX) WOODAUX file4cbk.txt
577 Space Heating HasAuxStove Aux equip is heating stove (WOODKILN) WOODKILN file4cbk.txt
Survey Management
  ACCESS Table Name ACCESS Field Name Field Name Caption ASCII Variable Name ASCII Questionnaire Codebook
578 Survey Management BillsCoverBus Bills cover bus/office use (BUSINESS) BUSINESS file7cbk.txt
579 Survey Management EIAIDNum DOE 4-digit identification number (DOEID) DOEID All Files
580 Survey Management BillsincFarmUse Bills include farm/machine use (FARM) FARM file7cbk.txt
581 Survey Management HasFuelChrgNonHH Fuel charges for non-hh use (KFUELOT) KFUELOT file7cbk.txt
582 Survey Management MailCodes Mail questionniare codes (MQRESULT) MQRESULT All Files
583 Survey Management BillsCoverOthUse Bills cover fuel for oth use (OTHERUSE) OTHERUSE file7cbk.txt
584 Survey Management HasSignAuthForm Authorization form signed (SIGNFORM) SIGNFORM file7cbk.txt
585 Survey Management BillsCoverOthHH Bills cover fuel of other hh (TENANT) TENANT file7cbk.txt
Water Heating
  ACCESS Table Name ACCESS Field Name Field Name Caption ASCII Variable Name ASCII Questionnaire Codebook
586 Water Heating EIAIDNum DOE 4-digit identification number (DOEID) DOEID All Files
587 Water Heating AuxH2OFuel Aux water heating fuel (FAUXH2O) FAUXH2O file5cbk.txt
588 Water Heating MainH2OFuel Main water heating fuel (FUELH2O) FUELH2O file5cbk.txt
589 Water Heating NumWeeklyBaths Number of baths per week (SHOWERS) SHOWERS file5cbk.txt
590 Water Heating UseAuxH2OFuel Use aux water heating fuel (UAUXH2OF) UAUXH2OF file5cbk.txt
591 Water Heating AgeofH2OSys Age of hot water heater (WHEATAGE) WHEATAGE file5cbk.txt
592 Water Heating H2OHeatOth H wtr sys heats other units (WHEATOTH) WHEATOTH file5cbk.txt
593 Water Heating H2OTankSize Size of water heater tank (WHEATSIZ) WHEATSIZ file5cbk.txt
Wood Usage Characteristics –
  ACCESS Table Name ACCESS Field Name Field Name Caption ASCII Variable Name ASCII Questionnaire Codebook
594 Wood Usage Characteristics – NumCordsBurned Num cords burned past yr (CORDPLU1) CORDPLU1 file6cbk.txt
595 Wood Usage Characteristics – NumCordsGT21/2Burned Num cords over 2 1/2 burned (CORDPLU2) CORDPLU2 file6cbk.txt
596 Wood Usage Characteristics – CordsBurned Number Cords Burned (CORDS) CORDS file6cbk.txt
597 Wood Usage Characteristics – EIAIDNum DOE 4-digit identification number (DOEID) DOEID All Files
598 Wood Usage Characteristics – UseWoodinHome Household uses wood (USEWOOD) USEWOOD file6cbk.txt
599 Wood Usage Characteristics – UseWoodforOth Uses wood for other purpose (WDOTHER) WDOTHER file6cbk.txt
600 Wood Usage Characteristics – HasBurnedWDPellets Wood pellets burned (WDPELLET) WDPELLET file6cbk.txt
601 Wood Usage Characteristics – HasBurnedWDScraps Wood scraps burned (WDSCRAP) WDSCRAP file6cbk.txt
602 Wood Usage Characteristics – UseWoodforHeat Uses wood to heat home (WDWARM) WDWARM file6cbk.txt
603 Wood Usage Characteristics – UseWoodforH2O Uses wood to heat water (WDWATER) WDWATER file6cbk.txt
604 Wood Usage Characteristics – AmtWDBurned Amt of wood burned past yr (WOODAMT) WOODAMT file6cbk.txt
605 Wood Usage Characteristics – HasBurnedWDLogs Wood logs burned (WOODLOGS) WOODLOGS file6cbk.txt

FIELDNAMES and PRIMARY KEYS

Only one fieldname is common to each table: EIAEIAIDNum. This primary key fieldname represents the unique 4-digit identification number that EIA uses to identify a household record. Every attempt has been made to ensure an easy transition to the use of an ACCESS97-based public use file. Fieldnames have been renamed in "English" to guide the data user. In addition, captions for all fieldnames are available in the ACCESS97 file. These captions represent a 40-character definition of the fieldname. If this guidance is not sufficient for your data needs, then it is suggested that you employ the ASCII version of the public use files, along with the specified codebooks.

HOW TO USE WEIGHTS

The RECS sample was designed so that survey responses could be used to estimate characteristics of the national stock of occupied housing units. In order to arrive at national estimates from the RECS sample, base sampling weights for each housing unit, which were the reciprocal of the probability of that building being selected into the sample, were calculated. Therefore, a housing unit with a base weight of 10,000 represents itself and 9,999 similar, but unsampled housing units in the total stock of occupied residential housing units. The base weight is further adjusted to account for nonresponse bias. Finally, ratio adjustments were used to ensure that the RECS weights add up to Current Population Survey estimates of the number of households. The fieldname FinalWeight in the data file is the final weight.

EXAMPLE 1: SINGLE RESPONSE
The respondent with EIAEIAIDNum = 5198 has FinalWeight = 8,064. Hence this respondent represents a total of 8,064 households. The respondent used 820 gallons (EstFOPurGal = 820) of fuel oil. Hence, the respondent contributed 820 times 8,064 = 6,600,000 gallons to the estimated national total fuel oil consumption.
EXAMPLE 2: USING FinalWeight TO ESTIMATE NUMBER OF HOUSEHOLDS
There were 710, out of the 5,900 RECS respondents, that used fuel oil in their homes (UseFOinHome = Yes). Most, but not all, of these households use fuel oil for space heating. The sum of FinalWeightover these 710 cases is 9,957,479. Hence, the estimated number of households that use fuel oil is 10,000,000.
EXAMPLE 3: USING FinalWeight TO ESTIMATE PERCENTAGE OF HOUSEHOLDS
The sum of FinalWeight over all 5,900 cases is 101,481,171. This is also an estimate of the total number of households as of July 1997. Hence, the estimated percent of households that use fuel oil (for any use in the home) is (9,957,479/101,481,171) times 100 equals 9.8 percent.
EXAMPLE 4: USING FinalWeight TO ESTIMATE TOTAL CONSUMPTION
To estimate the total fuel oil consumption, multiply FinalWeight times EstFOPurGal for the 710 cases where fuel oil is used in the home (UseFOinHome = 1), then sum the product over the cases whereUseFOinHome = Yes. The resulting estimate is 7,273,294,433 gallons. This should be rounded to 7.3 billion gallons or 7,273 million gallons.
EXAMPLE 5: USING FinalWeight TO ESTIMATE AVERAGE CONSUMPTION
The sum of FinalWeight over cases where UseFOinHome = Yes is 9,957,479. Hence the estimated average fuel oil consumption, in homes that use fuel oil, is 7,273,294,433/9,957,479 = 730 gallons.

MAIL RESPONSES

If the field interviewers were not successful in obtaining a personal interview, a short mail questionnaire was mailed to the housing unit. Fieldnames not on the mail questionnaire were then imputed for the housing unit using a hot deck procedure. There were 181 observations obtained via a mail questionnaire. These 181 records can be identified using the fieldname MailCodes.

FUEL USAGE INDICATORS

The fieldnames UseELinHome, UseFOinHome, UseKeroinHome, UseLPGinHome, and UseUgasinHome are indicator variables for the use electricity, fuel oil, kerosene, LPG, and natural gas in the housing unit. They are on three files. They were obtained using section H of the questionnaire and they are indicator variables that equal Yes if the households uses the corresponding fuel and No otherwise. These indicator values are used to remove the household records from the ACCESS97 file. Note: A "–" sign following a table name (i.e., a suffix) denotes a table with a record number of less than 5,900 housing units. A subset of the records are presented because the eliminated records are not applicable for the table. For example, only households that use the fuel kerosene are include in the Kerosene Usage Characteristicstable. Such modifications minimize the size of the ACCESS97 file while maintaining the analytical content of the RECS data. Field values tha are blank are considered not applicable for that field name. Iin the case where a second refrigerator is not applicable to the household, for example, blank values have been place into the corresponding second refrigerator field name values.

HOW ARE THE FIELDNAMES THAT BEGIN WITH A FlagforZ DIFFERENT FROM THE NON-FlagforZ VARIABLES?

The "FlagforZ fieldnames" are also referred to as "imputation flags." Imputation is a statistical procedure used to fill in missing values for respondents that are otherwise considered to be complete. Missing values for many, but not all, of the fieldnames were imputed in 1997. The imputation flag indicates whether the corresponding non-Z fieldname was based upon reported data (FlagforZ fieldname = No) or was imputed (FlagforZ fieldname = Yes). There are no corresponding "Z fieldnames" for fieldnames from the RECS questionnaire that were not imputed, fieldnames where there was no missing data, and fieldnames that are not from the questionnaire.

HOW IS THE SURVEY RESPONDENT'S CONFIDENTIALITY PROTECTED?

There are no respondent names and address on these files. EIA does not receive nor take possession of the names or addresses of individual respondents or any other individually identifiable energy data that could be specifically linked with a housing unit. Local geographic identifiers and National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Weather Division identifiers are not included on these data files.

In addition, values for HDDtobase651-97to12-97, CDDtobase651-97to12-97, ELRatelocal, and UgasRate were altered slightly to mask the exact geographic location of the housing unit.

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Specific questions on this product may be directed to:

Chip Berry
James.Berry@eia.gov
RECS Survey Manager
Phone: (202) 586-5543
Fax: (202) 586-0018