Publications and research reports based on the MTUS Extract Builder database must cite it appropriately. The citation should include the following:

Citation: Kimberly Fisher, Jonathan Gershuny, Sarah M. Flood, Joan Garcia Roman, and Sandra L. Hofferth. Multinational Time Use Study Extract System: Version 1.0 [dataset]. Minneapolis, MN: University of Minnesota, 2016.

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