Sample-Level Information

ATUS - Sample Documentation
Sample Sample Size User Guide ATUS Questionnaires Module Data Module Questionnaires Module Data Dictionary
2017 10,223 User Guide (2003+) Questionnaire 2011+ -- Leave and Job Flexibilities, 2017-2018 --
2016 10,493 Eating and Health Eating and Health, 2014-2016 Eating and Health, 2014-2016
2015 10,905
2014 11,592
2013 11,385 Well-Being Well-Being, 2012-2013 Well-Being, 2012-2013
2012 12,443
2011 12,479 Leave Leave, 2011 Leave, 2011
2010 13,260 Questionnaire 2003-2010 Well-Being Well-Being, 2010 Well-Being, 2010
2009 13,133 -- -- --
2008 12,723 Eating and Health Eating and Health, 2006-2008 User's Guide 2006-2008
2007 12,248
2006 12,943
2005 13,038 -- -- --
2004 13,973 -- -- --
2003 20,720 -- -- --

ATUS Guide and Questionnaires:

The ATUS User's Guide and Questionnaire, compiled by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, provides detailed information about these data. It contains information on the study design, data collection and processing, and use of the ATUS data.

ATUS Modules:

Eating and Health Module Documentation

The Eating and Health Module was conducted from 2006-2008 and from 2014-2016 as a special module to the ATUS. It was developed and supported by the Economic Research Service of the U.S. Department of Agriculture and the National Institutes of Health's National Cancer Institute.

Well-being Module Documentation

The Well-Being Module was conducted in 2010, 2012, and 2013 as a special module to the ATUS. It was supported by the National Institutes of Aging.

Leave Module Documentation

The Leave Module was conducted in 2011 as a special module to the ATUS. It was sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor Women's Bureau.

Leave and Job Flexibilities Module Documentation

The Leave and Job Flexibilities Module was conducted in 2017 and 2018 as a special module to the ATUS. It was sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor Women's Bureau.

User Note: Variable names in the questionnaires do not match those in either the original ATUS data available from the Bureau of Labor Statistics or the ATUS-X data which is integrated so that codes are consistent over time.