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
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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
Yes14.8%
18
7.0%
33
6.1%
17
2.0%
5
6.0%
10
0.0%
0
6.3%
83
No85.2%
104
93.0%
437
93.9%
260
98.0%
243
92.8%
155
100.0%
30
93.5%
1229
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
Yes8.2%
51
2.1%
5
6.3%
27

0
6.4%
83
No91.8%
572
97.9%
231
93.3%
402

25
93.4%
1205
TOTAL 100.0%
623
100.0%
236
100.0%
431

25

1290



Gender

FemaleMaleTOTAL
Refused0.0%
0
0.3%
2
0.2%
2
Yes4.3%
29
8.4%
53
6.2%
82
No95.7%
651
91.3%
579
93.6%
1230
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
Yes7.4%
68
4.5%
7
1.7%
3
8.1%
5
0.0%
0
6.3%
83
No92.4%
847
95.5%
147
98.3%
174
91.9%
57
100.0%
4
93.5%
1229
TOTAL 100.0%
917
100.0%
154
100.0%
177
100.0%
62
100.0%
4

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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
Yes8.7%
6
4.4%
15
9.5%
13
8.2%
26
7.5%
16
3.4%
8
6.4%
84
No91.3%
63
95.0%
323
90.5%
124
91.8%
293
92.5%
196
96.6%
230
93.5%
1229
TOTAL 100.0%
69
100.0%
340
100.0%
137
100.0%
319
100.0%
212
100.0%
238

1315