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
10.0%
47
4.7%
13
4.8%
12
7.2%
12
3.3%
1
7.8%
103
No85.2%
104
90.0%
423
95.3%
264
95.2%
236
91.6%
153
96.7%
29
92.0%
1209
TOTAL 100.0%
122
100.0%
470
100.0%
277
100.0%
248
100.0%
167
100.0%
30

1314



Political party

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

0
0.2%
2
Yes9.5%
59
3.0%
7
8.6%
37

0
8.0%
103
No90.5%
563
97.0%
229
90.9%
391

25
91.8%
1183
TOTAL 100.0%
622
100.0%
236
100.0%
430

25

1288



Gender

FemaleMaleTOTAL
Refused0.0%
0
0.3%
2
0.2%
2
Yes7.5%
51
8.4%
53
7.9%
104
No92.5%
629
91.3%
579
91.9%
1208
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
Yes8.7%
80
7.8%
12
3.4%
6
9.7%
6
0.0%
0
7.9%
104
No91.0%
834
92.2%
142
96.6%
171
90.3%
56
100.0%
4
91.9%
1207
TOTAL 100.0%
916
100.0%
154
100.0%
177
100.0%
62
100.0%
4

1313



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
Yes7.2%
5
10.0%
34
11.7%
16
8.5%
27
4.7%
10
5.5%
13
8.0%
105
No92.8%
64
89.4%
304
88.3%
121
91.5%
292
95.3%
202
94.5%
225
91.9%
1208
TOTAL 100.0%
69
100.0%
340
100.0%
137
100.0%
319
100.0%
212
100.0%
238

1315