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AND THREE PAIRS OF SHOES THAT COST BETWEEN $5 AND $6 A PAIR... [[two column table]] Pairs of Shoes Bought for Daughter During the Last Year | % None | 2 One | 6 Two | 21 Three* | 24 Four | 24 Five | 11 Six | 7 Seven or more | 5 [[total]] | 100 [[/table]] [[two column table]] Price Paid for Last Shoes Bought | % $4.00 and under | 13 $4.01 to $5.00 | 26 $5.01 to $6.00* | 27 $6.01 to $7.00 | 16 $7.01 to $8.00 | 7 $8.01 to $9.00 | 6 $9.01 to $10.00 | 2 Over $10.00 | 3 [[total]] | 100 [[/table]] *Median footnote: The answers to questions regarding shoes purchased were not restricted to rationed shoes. But it should be noted that the average price paid by Teena for her shoes is higher than the usual price at which non-rationed shoes are sold. 52 BUT NO GIRDLE! [[two column table]] Number of Girdles Bought for Daughter During the Last Year | % None | 74 One | 19 Two | 4 Three | 2 Four | 1 [[total]] | 100 [[/table]] [[two column table]] Price Paid for Last Girdle Bought | % $2.00 and under | 7 $2.01 to $3.00 | 25 $3.01 to $4.00* | 22 $4.01 to $5.00 | 22 Over $5.00 | 24 [[total]] | 100 [[/table]] *Median footnote: The method used to obtain data on wearing apparel purchased for Teena and the prices paid for it was designed to assure the most reliable results possible. But it should be pointed out that there is a natural tendency for a person to try to impress an interviewer by exaggerating claims of purchases. However, in this survey it is felt that the exaggeration was minimized since the daughter was present during the interview and the mother was less inclined to exaggerate for fear of being contradicted. 53
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