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
Yes23.8%
29
10.4%
49
7.2%
20
6.5%
16
9.0%
15
10.0%
3
10.0%
132
No76.2%
93
89.6%
421
92.8%
257
93.5%
232
89.8%
150
90.0%
27
89.8%
1180
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
Yes10.1%
63
12.7%
30
8.6%
37

2
10.1%
130
No89.9%
559
87.3%
207
90.9%
391

23
89.8%
1157
TOTAL 100.0%
622
100.0%
237
100.0%
430

25

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Gender

FemaleMaleTOTAL
Refused0.0%
0
0.3%
2
0.2%
2
Yes9.3%
63
10.9%
69
10.0%
132
No90.7%
617
88.8%
563
89.8%
1180
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
Yes11.6%
106
5.8%
9
6.2%
11
9.7%
6
0.0%
0
10.0%
132
No88.2%
809
94.2%
145
93.8%
166
90.3%
56
100.0%
4
89.8%
1180
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
Yes2.9%
2
13.9%
47
9.5%
13
11.3%
36
8.0%
17
6.8%
16
10.0%
131
No97.1%
67
85.5%
290
90.5%
124
88.7%
282
92.0%
195
93.2%
221
89.9%
1179
TOTAL 100.0%
69
100.0%
339
100.0%
137
100.0%
318
100.0%
212
100.0%
237

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