4150.0 - Time Use Survey: User Guide, 2006  
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CONTENTS

    Introduction
      OVERVIEW
    Survey background and purpose
      OVERVIEW
      OBJECTIVES OF THE 2006 SURVEY
      TIME USE AS A SOCIAL INDICATOR
      UNPAID WORK
      ACTIVITY CLASSIFICATION
    Survey Methodology
      SCOPE AND COVERAGE
      SAMPLE DESIGN AND SELECTION PROCEDURES
      RESPONSE RATES
      DATA COLLECTION
      DATA COLLECTION INSTRUMENTS
      DATA PROCESSING
      DIARY PROCESSING
      DIARY CODING SYSTEM
      ADDITIONAL EDITING
      CREATION OF A HIERARCHICAL FILE
      WEIGHTING, BENCHMARKING AND ESTIMATION
    Data Quality
      RELIABILITY OF ESTIMATES
      DATA QUALITY ISSUES SPECIFIC TO TIME USE
      LIMITATIONS ON DATA ITEMS
    Changes from previous surveys
      OVERVIEW
      CHANGES TO THE 2006 SURVEY INSTRUMENTS
      CHANGES TO THE CLASSIFICATIONS AND CODING LISTS
      CODING RULE CHANGES
      CHANGES TO PROCESSING PROCEDURES
    Survey output and dissemination
      OVERVIEW
      PUBLICATIONS AND CATALOGUED RELEASES
    Using the CURF
      Introduction
      About the Microdata
      Data Items
      Notes on Specific Data Items
      Deciles
      File Structure and Use
      Using the Episode and Activity Datasets
      Reliability of Estimates
      Comparison with Previous CURFs
      Contents of the CURFs
      Conditions of Release