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

[Age | Gender | Political Ideology | Race | Religious Tradition | Region | Education ]

Age

18 to 29 years old 30 to 44 years old 45 to 59 years old 60 to 74 years old 75 years and older TOTAL
Refused 0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.5%
2
0.0%
0
0.1%
2
Don't know 0.2%
1
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
1
Yes 0.0%
0
2.0%
15
6.5%
49
15.9%
65
25.0%
35
6.3%
164
No 99.8%
554
98.0%
732
93.5%
704
83.7%
343
75.0%
105
93.6%
2438
Missing 0 1 1 2 1 5
TOTAL 100.0%
555
100.0%
747
100.0%
753
100.0%
410
100.0%
140

2605


Gender

Female Male TOTAL
Refused 0.0%
0
0.2%
2
0.1%
2
Don't know 0.0%
0
0.1%
1
0.0%
1
Yes 5.0%
68
7.6%
96
6.3%
164
No 95.0%
1279
92.1%
1159
93.6%
2438
Missing 5 1 6
TOTAL 100.0%
1347
100.0%
1258

2605


Political ideology

Very liberal Somewhat liberal Middle of the road Somewhat conservative Very conservative Haven't thought much about it Missing TOTAL
Refused 0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.3%
2
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0

0
0.1%
2
Don't know 0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.2%
1
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0

0
0.0%
1
Yes 11.3%
19
5.0%
19
5.5%
35
5.6%
28
9.8%
22
5.5%
37

4
6.2%
160
No 88.7%
149
95.0%
359
94.0%
593
94.4%
476
90.2%
203
94.5%
639

19
93.7%
2419
Missing 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 3
TOTAL 100.0%
168
100.0%
378
100.0%
631
100.0%
504
100.0%
225
100.0%
676

23

2582


Race

White Black Hispanic Asian Pacific Islander Other TOTAL
Refused 0.1%
2
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.1%
2
Don't know 0.1%
1
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
1
Yes 7.2%
131
5.4%
15
2.2%
7
3.7%
4
0.0%
0
7.3%
6
6.3%
163
No 92.6%
1673
94.6%
262
97.8%
314
96.3%
104
100.0%
9
92.7%
76
93.6%
2438
Missing 4 0 1 0 0 0 5
TOTAL 100.0%
1807
100.0%
277
100.0%
321
100.0%
108
100.0%
9
100.0%
82

2604


Religion

Black Protestant Evangelical Protestant Mainline Protestant Catholic Unaffiliated Other TOTAL
Refused 0.0%
0
0.3%
2
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.1%
2
Don't know 0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.1%
1
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
1
Yes 7.5%
11
6.9%
48
3.6%
13
6.9%
48
6.6%
27
5.6%
17
6.3%
164
No 92.5%
135
92.8%
641
96.4%
349
92.9%
644
93.4%
383
94.4%
286
93.6%
2438
Missing 0 3 1 1 0 2 7
TOTAL 100.0%
146
100.0%
691
100.0%
362
100.0%
693
100.0%
410
100.0%
303

2605


Region

Northeast Midwest South West TOTAL
Refused 0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.2%
2
0.0%
0
0.1%
2
Don't know 0.0%
0
0.2%
1
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
1
Yes 6.6%
29
7.4%
46
6.4%
56
5.0%
33
6.3%
164
No 93.4%
411
92.4%
573
93.4%
820
95.0%
633
93.6%
2437
Missing 0 0 3 2 5
TOTAL 100.0%
440
100.0%
620
100.0%
878
100.0%
666

2604


Education

No high school diploma GED or high school diploma Vocational/technical diploma or Associate's degree Bachelor's degree Graduate degree Other Missing TOTAL
Refused 0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0

2
0.0%
0
Don't know 0.0%
0
0.1%
1
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0

0
0.0%
1
Yes 10.5%
32
6.4%
68
7.7%
37
2.6%
11
5.2%
14
2.8%
2

0
6.3%
164
No 89.5%
274
93.5%
987
92.3%
443
97.4%
410
94.8%
253
97.2%
69

3
93.7%
2436
TOTAL 100.0%
306
100.0%
1056
100.0%
480
100.0%
421
100.0%
267
100.0%
71

5

2601