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
Dont know0.0%
0
0.2%
1
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.1%
1
Yes52.9%
64
31.1%
146
20.9%
58
16.5%
41
22.8%
38
13.3%
4
26.7%
351
No47.1%
57
68.7%
323
79.1%
219
83.5%
208
76.0%
127
86.7%
26
73.1%
960
TOTAL 100.0%
121
100.0%
470
100.0%
277
100.0%
249
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
Dont know0.2%
1
0.0%
0
0.0%
0

0
0.1%
1
Yes26.3%
164
30.0%
71
25.1%
108

7
26.6%
343
No73.5%
458
70.0%
166
74.4%
320

17
73.2%
944
TOTAL 100.0%
623
100.0%
237
100.0%
430

24

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Gender

FemaleMaleTOTAL
Refused0.0%
0
0.3%
2
0.2%
2
Dont know0.0%
0
0.2%
1
0.1%
1
Yes30.3%
206
22.7%
144
26.6%
350
No69.7%
474
76.8%
487
73.1%
961
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
Dont know0.0%
0
0.6%
1
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.1%
1
Yes30.5%
280
26.6%
41
11.9%
21
11.3%
7
25.0%
1
26.6%
350
No69.2%
635
72.7%
112
88.1%
156
88.7%
55
75.0%
3
73.1%
961
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
Dont know1.4%
1
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.1%
1
Yes29.0%
20
29.1%
99
36.5%
50
26.0%
83
22.6%
48
21.5%
51
26.7%
351
No69.6%
48
70.3%
239
63.5%
87
74.0%
236
77.4%
164
78.5%
186
73.1%
960
TOTAL 100.0%
69
100.0%
340
100.0%
137
100.0%
319
100.0%
212
100.0%
237

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