0700 OUT OF HOME FREE TIME AND LEISURE
This category captures time the respondent spends in out-of-home free time and leisure activities. This includes general out-of-home leisure (0735), attending sporting event (0736), going to the cinema, theater, concert or opera (0737), attending other public events (0738), time at restaurant, café, or bar (0739), party, social event, gambling (0740), and imputed time away from home (0741).
0735 GENERAL OUT-OF-HOME LEISURE
This captures time in out-of-home leisure and socializing.
Activity Coding Rulesus1965, us1975, us1985, us1993, us1995, us1998: Out of home free time and leisure include any other social events that are not captured by main social events activities.
us2003, us2004, us2005, us2006, us2007, us2008, us2009, us2010, us2011, us2012: Time in general out of home leisure includes security procedures related to arts and entertainment, other types of arts and entertainment, as well as waiting associated with arts and entertainment.
Being searched at security checkpoint (art/entertainment)
Opening bags for security search (art/entertainment)
Passing through metal detector (art/entertainment)
Attending a book signing, carnival
Attending a festival, flower show
Attending a poetry reading, an amusement park
Attending an art/history/music lecture, an auto show
Attending the circus, the county fair
Setting off fireworks
Taking a guided nature walk
Visiting historic sites
Watching a parade/fireworks
uk1975, ca2010: This is time spent in other leisure activities away from home.
uk1983: Out of home free time and leisure capture unspecified active leisure outside home.
uk1987: In addition to unspecified active leisure outside home same as sample uk1983, this sample also includes meet with friends outside respective homes, other leisure, entertainment outside home, leisure not elsewhere specified.
uk1995, fr1998: Only general outings count as out-of-home leisure.
uk2000: Out of home free time and leisure include unspecified social life and entertainment, unspecified entertainment and culture, and other specified entertainment or culture.
uk2005, nl2000, nl2005, at1992, fr1985, fi1979: This activity is not available in this time period.
sp2002: The following activities are defined as out-of-home leisure activities: unspecified passive leisure and passive leisure in beach/seaside, sports center and outside street.
sp2009: This sample includes other specified cultural activities if not in respondent's own home and second or holiday home.
nl1975, nl1980, nl1985, nl1990, nl1995: These samples include activities such as sundry social activities, remaining sports, hobby and active leisure as well as remaining sports, hobby and active leisure.
0736 ATTEND SPORTING EVENT
This category captures time spent in attending regular sporting event.
Activity Coding Rulesus1965, us1975, us1985, us1993, us1995, us1998, at1992, fr1985, fr1998, fi1979: This category captures time spent in attending regular sporting event.
us2003, us2004, us2005, us2006, us2007, us2008, us2009, us2010, us2011, us2012: Time in this activity include attendance to a variety of sports related events, waiting associated as well as security procedures related to/ with sports, exercise, and recreation.
Watching baseball - Talking to a baseball player
Watching biking - Watching a bicycle race
Watching billiards, pool players, snooker players
Watching boating, canoeing, crewing, kayaking
Watching rafting, sailing, yachting
Watching bowling, duck pins, ten pins
Watching climbing, spelunking, caving
Watching equestrian sports, a steeple chase
Watching horseback riding, polo games, fencing, fishing
Watching clam-digging, crabbing, deep-sea fishing, fly fishing
Watching football, tag football, touch football
Watching golfing, a golf tournament, gymnastics
Watching balance beam completion
Watching parallel bar competition, tumbling
Watching hockey, field hockey, ice hockey
Watching martial arts, karate, kickboxing
Watching racquet sports, badminton
Watching handball, racquetball, squash
Watching tennis, rodeo competitions, rollerblading
Watching roller-skating, skateboarding
Watching rugby, a marathon, a running race
Watching skiing, ice skating, snowboarding, snow tubing
Watching soccer, softball, wiffle ball, vehicle touring or racing
Watching 4-wheeling, a drag race
Watching a motocross race, a stock car race
Watching snowmobiling, volleyball
Watching walking sporting event, water sports
Watching a swim/dive meet, a water polo match
Watching water aerobics, weightlifting or strength training
Watching people working out, unspecified
Watching wrestling, archery, ballooning
Watching baton twirling, boxing
Watching bungee jumping, cheerleading, croquet game
Watching dart playing, discus, hang-gliding, javelin, ping-pong
Watching pole vaulting, skeet-shooting
Watching skydiving, windsurfing
uk1975, uk1983, uk1987, uk2000, sp2002, sp2009, nl1975, nl1980, nl1985, nl1990, nl1995, nl2000, nl2005: These samples include time watching sports match/event.
uk1995, uk2005: This activity is not available in this time periods.
ca2010: This sample includes professional and amateur sports events, as well as sporting and entertainment events.
0737 CINEMA, THEATRE, OPERA, CONCERT
This is time spent at the cinema, theater or concert and other types of performing arts.
Activity Coding Rulesus1965, us1975, us1985, us1993, us1995, us1998, sp2009, nl1975, nl1980, nl1985, nl1990, nl1995, nl2000, nl2005, fi1979, ca2010: This category captures time spent in seeing film in the cinema, and going to theatre, concert, or opera.
us2003, us2004, us2005, us2006, us2007, us2008, us2009, us2010, us2011, us2012: Time in this activity include attendance to performing arts. The following are the category examples:
Attending a concert, comedy club
Attending dance troupe performances
Attending jazz bar, musicals
Attending opera, plays
Attending the ballet
Attending the theater
uk1975: This sample captures all activities what took place at place of entertainment.
uk1983, uk2005, at1992: These samples capture time watching film at cinema and going to theatre.
uk1987: In addition to activity uk1983 sample captured, uk1987 sample also includes time spent at other live entertainment, and pop music concert.
uk2000, sp2002, fr1985, fr1998: In addition to activity captured in uk1987 sample, these samples also captures time spent in plays, musicals or pantomime, opera, concerts or classical music, other live music events, dance performance and so on.
0738 OTHER PUBLIC EVENT, VENUE
This category captures activities taken place in other public events that are not specified such as museums and exhibitions.
Activity Coding Rulesus1965, us1975, us1985, us1993, us1995, us1998, fr1998: This category captures activities taken place in other public events that are not specified such as museums and exhibitions.
us2003, us2004, us2005, us2006, us2007, us2008, us2009, us2010, us2011, us2012:Time in this activity includes attending museums, exhibition, and other venues. The following are the category examples:
Attending a botanical garden
Attending an arboretum
Attending an art gallery, exhibitions
Visiting the zoo
uk1975: This comprises of activities doing other out-of-home leisure activities, visiting place of interest, and outing to town or city.
uk1983, uk1987, sp2009: In addition to time spent in artistry places, these samples also include time spent in library.
uk1995, uk2005: This activity is not available in this time period.
uk2000: Other venues and events that are captured in uk2000 sample include: art exhibitions and museums, unspecified use of library, return CDs, audio items to library, return books to library, use internet at library, other library computer use, read newspapers in library, listen to music in library, other specified library activity, other specified entertainment and culture, visiting a historical site, visiting a wildlife site, visiting a botanical site, visiting a leisure park, and visiting an urban park or playground.
sp2002: Other venues or events include unspecified cultural and fun activities, art expositions and museums, library, and other specified fun and cultural activities.
nl1975, nl1980, nl1985, nl1990, nl1995, nl2000, nl2005: This includes visiting the library, spectator at revue or live show, spectator at procession or parade, visit museum, castle, exhibition, and going to the zoo or to an amusement park. The nl2000 and nl2005 samples also include other formal events.
at1992, fr1985: This includes excursions such as attending public festivals, the Circus, a show, an exhibition, a museum, etc. window shopping, sight-seeing (on foot), taking a trip, excursion with family, taking part in organized trip (elderly).
fi1979: This is time spent in the library.
ca2010: This category includes visiting the library, fair/circus, parade, amusement park, zoo, botanical garden, planetarium, museums, and heritage sites.
0739 RESTAURANT, CAFE, BAR, PUB
This captures time in social activities such as bars and lounges.
Activity Coding Rulesus1965, us1975, us1985, us1993, us1995, us1998, nl1975, nl1980, nl1985, nl1990, nl1995, nl2000, nl2005, ca2010: This category includes time spent in café, bar, restaurants, and venues that serves other meals/snacks.
us2003, us2004, us2005, us2006, us2007, us2008, us2009, us2010, us2011, us2012: The period includes time in eating and drinking, waiting associated with eating and drinking, and attending gambling establishments. The following are the category examples:
Attending Passover Seder
Waiting for a table
Waiting for food to be delivered
Waiting for the check
Waiting for the pizza delivery person, to place an order
Attending a casino
Betting on the horses, gambling
uk1975: Time in activities taken place at pub or at restaurant is included here. If not at home, drinking tea, coffee and other beverages is included in this category.
uk1983, uk1987: In addition to activities captured in uk1975 sample, this sample also includes playing pub games (e.g. darts, billiards, video games), time at wine bar, drink at restaurant, eating out at restaurant, café, eating out, fast food, eating out, not specified, and eating meal at pub (not snack).
uk1995, sp2009: These samples capture eating out activity.
uk2000: This sample uses location code to identify activity. Following activities taken place at restaurant are included in the sample: eating, unspecified social life and entertainment, unspecified social life, socializing with household members, and visiting and receiving visitors.
uk2005: This sample uses location code to identify activity. Eating and drinking activities taken place elsewhere are included.
sp2002: This sample uses location code to identify activity. The following eating and drinking activities taken place at restaurant are included: Unspecified meals and drinks, Principal meals and drinks, not principal meals and drinks, appetizer, afternoon snacks, other not principal meals and drinks, unspecified social and fun activities, unspecified social relations, family social life, parties, other specified social relations, general passive leisure, passive leisure
at1992, fi1979: This includes time spent at a restaurant, bar, disco or café with family, friends, relatives, and others.
fr1985, fr1998: This is specified as meals/ snacks away from home with others. The fr1985 sample further distinguishes that the location is also not school or work.
0740 PARTY, SOCIAL EVENT, GAMBLING
This category captures time spending in parties or receptions.
Activity Coding Rulesus1965, us1975, us1985, us1993, us1995, us1998: This category captures time spending in parties or receptions.
us2003, us2004, us2005, us2006, us2007, us2008, us2009, us2010, us2011, us2012: These study periods include time attending or hosting parties, receptions or ceremonies, attending meetings for personal interest, or attending or hosting social events.
Attending a charity social event
Attending bachelor/ette party/birthday parties, graduation ceremonies
Attending parties, receptions
Opening birthday presents
Attending a Boy Scout/Girl Scout meeting (for self)
Attending a church circle meeting, a fraternal lodge meeting
Attending a homeowner's association meeting
Attending a senior citizens meeting, AA meetings
Attending an Al-anon meeting, book club meetings
Attending club meetings (not school)
Attending fraternity/sorority meetings/professional meetings (not work)
uk1975: Time spent at social club or at dance, nightclub, disco, party.
uk1983: This sample captures time spent at a party or dance, meeting friends, relatives outside respective homes, gambling outside of home, doing other leisure activities out of home, went dancing, disco, dancehall, at social or night club, and play pub games such as darts.
uk1987: This sample captures time spent at a party or dance, gambling outside of home, went dancing, disco, dancehall, at social or night club, and play pub games such as darts.
uk2000: This includes time in feasts and gambling.
uk2005, uk1995: This activity is not available in this time period.
nl1975, nl1980, nl1985, nl1990, nl1995, nl2000, nl2005: These samples specify time at a party, wedding, dinner-party at own home as well as remaining events and receptions for this activity.
at1992: This captures time at family parties or other family, social events, dancing and disco, visiting the cemetery, funeral, and participating in religious performances.
fr1985, fr1998: These samples include activities such as receptions/parties, gambling, and other social activities. The fr1985 sample also includes village fairs, dancing, discotheque, Christmas shows, school parties, and anything related to deaths and marriages.
fi1979: This captures time spent socializing with friends outdoors and playing games with money where the location is elsewhere outside home.
ca2010: This captures time socializing at bars, clubs, casino, playing bingo, arcade, popular or social dancing, or playing video games/exercise based games (wii, exertris, and dance revolution).
0741 IMPUTED TIME AWAY FROM HOME
Imputed time away from home is defined as time when the person has been travelling, following time at an unspecified other (not missing) location away from home or another home.
Activity Coding Rulesus1965, uk1995, sp2009, fr1998: It is not possible to create this activity for these samples.
us1975, us1985, us1993, us1995, us1998, us2003, us2004, us2005, us2006, us2007, us2008, us2009, us2010, us2011, us2012, nl1975, nl1980, nl1985, nl1990, nl1995, nl2000: For these samples, this category captures imputed time away from home.
uk1983, uk2000, uk2005, sp2002: Imputed time away from home is coded because there is no activity reported when respondent is not at home.
uk1987, nl2005, at1992, fi1979: Time in this activity is created by the Centre for Time Use Research codes rather than the original codes.
fr1985: This is considered time that is away from home but not well described.