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CONTENTS OF THE CURFS

This section provides details of the files included on each CURF, including information on the differences in files available for the basic CURF on the CD-ROM and through the RADL.



Basic TUS CURF files

The basic CURF is available either on CD-ROM or through the RADL, in several different formats (SAS, SPSS, STATA). The names of the basic CURF files are listed below:


SAS files:

These files contain the data for the basic CURF in SAS for Windows format:

  • TUS06BH.SAS7BDAT contains the Household level data
  • TUS06BF.SAS7BDAT contains the Family level data
  • TUS06BP.SAS7BDAT contains the Person level data
  • TUS06BD.SAS7BDAT contains the Day level data
  • TUS06BE.SAS7BDAT contains the Episode level data
  • TUS06BA.SAS7BDAT contains the Activity level data

SPSS files:

These files contain the data for the basic CURF in SPSS for Windows format:
  • TUS06BH.SAV contains the Household level data
  • TUS06BF.SAV contains the Family level data
  • TUS06BP.SAV contains the Person level data
  • TUS06BD.SAV contains the Day level data
  • TUS06BE.SAV contains the Episode level data
  • TUS06BA.SAV contains the Activity level data

STATA files:

These files contain the data for the basic CURF in STATA format:
  • TUS06BH.DTA contains the Household level data
  • TUS06BF.DTA contains the Family level data
  • TUS06BP.DTA contains the Person level data
  • TUS06BD.DTA contains the Day level data
  • TUS06BE.DTA contains the Episode level data
  • TUS06BA.DTA contains the Activity level data

Information files:
  • README.TXT This is a text file describing the contents of the CURF.
  • RESPONSIBLE ACCESS TO ABS CURFs TRAINING MANUAL_MAR05.PDF This is an acrobat file explaining the CURF users' role and obligations when using confidentialised data.
  • Time Use Survey, Australia - Users' Guide, 2006 (Cat. no. 4150.0)
  • How Australians Use Their Time, 2006 (Cat. no. 4153.0)
  • ABS CONDITIONS OF SALE.PDF This file describes ABS conditions of sale.
  • COPYRITE1.BAT This file describes copyright obligations for CURF users.
  • IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR CURF USERS_300903.PDF This file directs users to the ABS website for more and up to date information on what is available from the ABS.
  • 4153_CURF_DATA_ITEM_LISTING_TUS06.XLS This file contains documentation of the TUS06 data items including data item labels, code values and category labels.
  • FREQUENCIES_TUS06BH.TXT This file contains documentation of the Household level data. Data item code values and category labels are provided with weighted and unweighted household frequencies of each value. This file is in plain text format.
  • FREQUENCIES_TUS06BF.TXT This file contains documentation of the Family level data. Data item code values and category labels are provided with weighted and unweighted family frequencies of each value. This file is in plain text format.
  • FREQUENCIES_TUS06BP.TXT This file contains documentation of the Person level data. Data item code values and category labels are provided with weighted and unweighted person frequencies of each value. This file is in plain text format.
  • FREQUENCIES_TUS06BD.TXT This file contains documentation of the Day level data. Data item code values and category labels are provided with weighted and unweighted day frequencies of each value. This file is in plain text format.
  • FREQUENCIES_TUS06BE.TXT This file contains documentation of the Episode level data. Data item code values and category labels are provided with weighted and unweighted episode frequencies of each value. This file is in plain text format.
  • FREQUENCIES_TUS06BA.TXT This file contains documentation of the Activity level data. Data item code values and category labels are provided with weighted and unweighted activity frequencies of each value. This file is in plain text format.


Basic CURF files on CD-ROM only

These files contain the raw confidentialised survey data in a comma separated file (CSV) format, and are available only on CD-ROM:
  • TUS06B.CSV contains the raw data for the Basic CURF
  • TUS06B.SAS - This SAS program can be used to translate data from the CSV format to SAS. It also creates the formats library and attributes the formats to relevant variables. This file is for use with other analysis packages and describes the CSV file data. Relevant changes will need to be made to reflect the load statement for your analysis package.


Basic CURF files on RADL only

The test files mirror the actual data files, but have random data and random identifiers. These files are on the RADL website and can be downloaded so users can use these to trouble shoot their code prior to submitting RADL jobs.


SAS files:

These files contain the test data for the basic CURF in SAS for Windows format:

  • TUS06BH.SAS7BDAT contains the Household level data
  • TUS06BF.SAS7BDAT contains the Family level data
  • TUS06BP.SAS7BDAT contains the Person level data
  • TUS06BD.SAS7BDAT contains the Day level data
  • TUS06BE.SAS7BDAT contains the Episode level data
  • TUS06BA.SAS7BDAT contains the Activity level data
  • FORMATS.SAS7BDAT is the format file which provides labels for associated codes in the SAS version of the 2006 TUS basic CURF.

SPSS files:

These files contain the test data for the basic CURF in SPSS format:
  • TUS06BH.SAV contains the Household level data
  • TUS06BF.SAV contains the Family level data
  • TUS06BP.SAV contains the Person level data
  • TUS06BD.SAV contains the Day level data
  • TUS06BE.SAV contains the Episode level data
  • TUS06BA.SAV contains the Activity level data

STATA files:

These files contain the test data for the basic CURF in STATA format:
  • TUS06BH.DTA contains the Household level data
  • TUS06BF.DTA contains the Family level data
  • TUS06BP.DTA contains the Person level data
  • TUS06BD.DTA contains the Day level data
  • TUS06BA.DTA contains the Episode level data
  • TUS06BE.DTA contains the Activity level data


Expanded TUS CURF files

The expanded CURF contains more detailed data than the basic CURF and is only available via the RADL. It is available in several different formats (SAS, SPSS, STATA). The names of the expanded CURF files are listed below:


SAS files:

These files contain the data for the expanded CURF in SAS for Windows format:

  • TUS06EH.SAS7BDAT contains the Household level data
  • TUS06EF.SAS7BDAT contains the Family level data
  • TUS06EP.SAS7BDAT contains the Person level data
  • TUS06ED.SAS7BDAT contains the Day level data
  • TUS06EE.SAS7BDAT contains the Episode level data
  • TUS06EA.SAS7BDAT contains the Activity level data

SPSS files:

These files contain the data for the expanded CURF in SPSS for Windows format:
  • TUS06EH.SAV contains the Household level data
  • TUS06EF.SAV contains the Family level data
  • TUS06EP.SAV contains the Person level data
  • TUS06ED.SAV contains the Day level data
  • TUS06EE.SAV contains the Episode level data
  • TUS06EA.SAV contains the Activity level data

STATA files:

These files contain the data for the expanded CURF in STATA format:
  • TUS06EH.DTA contains the Household level data
  • TUS06EF.DTA contains the Family level data
  • TUS06EP.DTA contains the Person level data
  • TUS06ED.DTA contains the Day level data
  • TUS06EE.DTA contains the Episode level
  • TUS06EA.DTA contains the Activity level data


Expanded CURF test files

The test files mirror the actual data files, but have random data and random identifiers. These files are on the RADL website and can be downloaded so users can use these to trouble shoot their code prior to submitting RADL jobs.


SAS files:

These files contain the test data for the expanded CURF in SAS for Windows format:

  • TUS06EH.SAS7BDAT contains the Household level data
  • TUS06EF.SAS7BDAT contains the Family level data
  • TUS06EP.SAS7BDAT contains the Person level data
  • TUS06ED.SAS7BDAT contains the Day level data
  • TUS06EE.SAS7BDAT contains the Episode level data
  • TUS06EA.SAS7BDAT contains the Activity level data

SPSS files:

These files contain the test data for the expanded CURF in SPSS for Windows format:
  • TUS06EH.SAV contains the Household level data
  • TUS06EF.SAV contains the Family level data
  • TUS06EP.SAV contains the Person level data
  • TUS06ED.SAV contains the Day level data
  • TUS06EE.SAV contains the Episode level data
  • TUS06EA.SAV contains the Activity level data

STATA files:

These files contain the test data for the expanded CURF in STATA format:
  • TUS06EH.DTA contains the Household level data
  • TUS06EF.DTA contains the Family level data
  • TUS06EP.DTA contains the Person level data
  • TUS06ED.DTA contains the Day level data
  • TUS06EE.DTA contains the Episode level data
  • TUS06EA.DTA contains the Activity level data

Information Files
  • FORMATS.SAS7BCAT This file is a SAS library containing formats.
  • README.TXT This is a text file describing the contents of the CURF.
  • Time Use Survey, Australia - Users' Guide, 2006 (Cat. no. 4150.0)
  • How Australians Use Their Time, 2006 (Cat. no. 4153.0)
  • ABS CONDITIONS OF SALE.PDF This file describes ABS conditions of sale.
  • COPYRITE1.BAT This file describes copyright obligations for CURF users.
  • IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR CURF USERS_300903.PDF This file directs users to the ABS website for more and up to date information on what is available from the ABS.
  • 4150.0 TUS 2006 CURF Data items.XLS This file contains documentation of the TUS06 data items including data item labels, code values and category labels.
  • FREQUENCIES_TUS06EH.TXT This file contains documentation of the Household level data. Data item code values and category labels are provided with weighted and unweighted household frequencies of each value. This file is in plain text format.
  • FREQUENCIES_TUS06EF.TXT This file contains documentation of the Family level data. Data item code values and category labels are provided with weighted and unweighted family frequencies of each value. This file is in plain text format.
  • FREQUENCIES_TUS06EP.TXT This file contains documentation of the Person level data. Data item code values and category labels are provided with weighted and unweighted person frequencies of each value. This file is in plain text format.
  • FREQUENCIES_TUS06ED.TXT This file contains documentation of the Day level data. Data item code values and category labels are provided with weighted and unweighted day frequencies of each value. This file is in plain text format.
  • FREQUENCIES_TUS06EE.TXT This file contains documentation of the Episode level data. Data item code values and category labels are provided with weighted and unweighted episode frequencies of each value. This file is in plain text format.
  • FREQUENCIES_TUS06EA.TXT This file contains documentation of the Activity level data. Data item code values and category labels are provided with weighted and unweighted activity frequencies of each value. This file is in plain text format.

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