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June 2005, Vol. 128, No. 6
Developing the American Time Use Survey activity classification system
Kristina J. Shelley
Supervisory Economist, Division of Labor Force Statistics, Bureau of Labor Statistics.
Classifying what Americans do during the day and how much time they spend doing those activities is an arduous task that calls for addressing numerous coding issues, but the data provide a broad source of information for various researchers.
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