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
0.1%
1
0.0%
0
0.5%
2
0.0%
0
0.1%
3
Yes 3.1%
17
4.3%
32
7.4%
56
19.3%
79
33.3%
47
8.9%
231
No 96.9%
538
95.6%
715
92.6%
697
80.2%
329
66.7%
94
91.0%
2373
Missing 0 1 1 2 1 5
TOTAL 100.0%
555
100.0%
748
100.0%
753
100.0%
410
100.0%
141

2607


Gender

Female Male TOTAL
Refused 0.0%
0
0.2%
3
0.1%
3
Yes 7.8%
105
9.9%
125
8.8%
230
No 92.2%
1242
89.8%
1130
91.1%
2372
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
0.5%
3
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0

0
0.1%
3
Yes 7.7%
13
5.8%
22
10.1%
64
8.9%
45
11.6%
26
8.9%
60

0
8.9%
230
No 92.3%
156
94.2%
356
89.4%
564
91.1%
459
88.4%
199
91.1%
615

24
91.0%
2349
Missing 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 3
TOTAL 100.0%
169
100.0%
378
100.0%
631
100.0%
504
100.0%
225
100.0%
675

24

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Race

White Black Hispanic Asian Pacific Islander Other TOTAL
Refused 0.2%
3
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.1%
3
Yes 10.2%
185
7.6%
21
4.4%
14
2.8%
3
0.0%
0
8.4%
7
8.8%
230
No 89.6%
1619
92.4%
256
95.6%
307
97.2%
105
100.0%
9
91.6%
76
91.1%
2372
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%
83

2605


Religion

Black Protestant Evangelical Protestant Mainline Protestant Catholic Unaffiliated Other TOTAL
Refused 0.0%
0
0.4%
3
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.1%
3
Yes 9.5%
14
10.3%
71
11.6%
42
8.4%
58
7.1%
29
5.3%
16
8.8%
230
No 90.5%
133
89.3%
618
88.4%
320
91.6%
635
92.9%
381
94.7%
286
91.1%
2373
Missing 0 3 1 1 0 2 7
TOTAL 100.0%
147
100.0%
692
100.0%
362
100.0%
693
100.0%
410
100.0%
302

2606


Region

Northeast Midwest South West TOTAL
Refused 0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.3%
3
0.0%
0
0.1%
3
Yes 9.1%
40
13.0%
81
7.5%
66
6.6%
44
8.9%
231
No 90.9%
400
87.0%
540
92.1%
809
93.4%
622
91.0%
2371
Missing 0 0 3 2 5
TOTAL 100.0%
440
100.0%
621
100.0%
878
100.0%
666

2605


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
0.2%
1
0.0%
0
0.0%
0

2
0.0%
1
Yes 12.4%
38
10.4%
110
6.5%
31
4.8%
20
7.5%
20
14.1%
10

0
8.8%
229
No 87.6%
268
89.6%
946
93.5%
449
95.0%
400
92.5%
246
85.9%
61

3
91.2%
2370
TOTAL 100.0%
306
100.0%
1056
100.0%
480
100.0%
421
100.0%
266
100.0%
71

5

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