Portraits of American Life Study
Hosted by The ARDA
The PALS seeks to understand the impact of religion in everyday life, and ultimately the connections between religious change and other forms of change among diverse individuals and families over the course of their lives.
Results & Summaries
Has a doctor ever told you that you have or had high blood pressure, hypertension, diabetes, or high blood sugar? (HM3W1) -- Wave 1 (2006)



Variable Comparisons

[Education | Political Party | Gender | Race | Religious Tradition ]

Education

Less than high schoolGED or high school diplomaVocational/technical diploma or associate degreeBachelorsGraduate degreeOtherTOTAL
Refused0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
1.2%
2
0.0%
0
0.2%
2
Yes44.3%
54
35.3%
166
29.2%
81
23.8%
59
30.5%
51
36.7%
11
32.1%
422
No55.7%
68
64.7%
304
70.8%
196
76.2%
189
68.3%
114
63.3%
19
67.7%
890
TOTAL 100.0%
122
100.0%
470
100.0%
277
100.0%
248
100.0%
167
100.0%
30

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Political party

DemocratNeitherRepublicanMissingTOTAL
Refused0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.5%
2

0
0.2%
2
Yes35.6%
222
19.9%
47
34.9%
150

3
32.5%
419
No64.4%
401
80.1%
189
64.7%
278

22
67.3%
868
TOTAL 100.0%
623
100.0%
236
100.0%
430

25

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Gender

FemaleMaleTOTAL
Refused0.0%
0
0.3%
2
0.2%
2
Yes32.2%
219
32.0%
203
32.1%
422
No67.8%
461
67.7%
429
67.7%
890
TOTAL 100.0%
680
100.0%
634

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Race

White/Caucasian/AngloBlack/African AmericanHispanic/Latino(a)Asian/Asian AmericanNative AmericanTOTAL
Refused0.2%
2
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.2%
2
Yes32.0%
293
43.5%
67
23.2%
41
30.6%
19
40.0%
2
32.1%
422
No67.8%
621
56.5%
87
76.8%
136
69.4%
43
60.0%
3
67.7%
890
TOTAL 100.0%
916
100.0%
154
100.0%
177
100.0%
62
100.0%
5

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Religion

Black ProtestantEvangelical ProtestantMainline ProtestantCatholicOther faithNonaffiliatedTOTAL
Refused0.0%
0
0.6%
2
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.2%
2
Yes52.2%
36
33.9%
115
43.1%
59
34.5%
110
24.5%
52
21.0%
50
32.1%
422
No47.8%
33
65.5%
222
56.9%
78
65.5%
209
75.5%
160
79.0%
188
67.7%
890
TOTAL 100.0%
69
100.0%
339
100.0%
137
100.0%
319
100.0%
212
100.0%
238

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