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 0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.5%
2
0.0%
0
0.1%
2
Yes 17.7%
98
13.0%
97
13.3%
100
12.9%
53
15.0%
21
14.2%
369
No 82.3%
457
87.0%
650
86.7%
652
86.1%
353
85.0%
119
85.7%
2231
Missing 0 1 1 2 1 5
TOTAL 100.0%
555
100.0%
747
100.0%
752
100.0%
410
100.0%
140

2604


Gender

Female Male TOTAL
Refused 0.0%
0
0.2%
2
0.1%
2
Don't know 0.1%
2
0.0%
0
0.1%
2
Yes 16.6%
223
11.7%
147
14.2%
370
No 83.3%
1122
88.2%
1109
85.6%
2231
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
0.5%
2
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0

0
0.1%
2
Yes 11.3%
19
14.3%
54
15.4%
97
10.7%
54
8.9%
20
17.6%
119

6
14.1%
363
No 88.7%
149
85.2%
322
84.3%
532
89.3%
450
91.1%
204
82.4%
557

17
85.8%
2214
Missing 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 3
TOTAL 100.0%
168
100.0%
378
100.0%
631
100.0%
504
100.0%
224
100.0%
676

23

2581


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%
2
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.1%
2
Yes 15.8%
286
13.0%
36
7.8%
25
7.3%
8
22.2%
2
15.7%
13
14.2%
370
No 84.0%
1517
87.0%
241
92.2%
295
92.7%
101
77.8%
7
84.3%
70
85.6%
2231
Missing 4 0 1 0 0 0 5
TOTAL 100.0%
1807
100.0%
277
100.0%
320
100.0%
109
100.0%
9
100.0%
83

2605


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
0.6%
2
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.1%
2
Yes 17.0%
25
15.9%
110
11.0%
40
13.3%
92
14.1%
58
15.2%
46
14.2%
371
No 83.0%
122
83.8%
579
88.4%
320
86.7%
601
85.9%
352
84.8%
256
85.6%
2230
Missing 0 3 1 1 0 2 7
TOTAL 100.0%
147
100.0%
691
100.0%
362
100.0%
693
100.0%
410
100.0%
302

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
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.3%
2
0.1%
2
Yes 15.7%
69
13.7%
85
13.9%
122
14.0%
93
14.2%
369
No 84.3%
371
86.3%
536
85.9%
754
85.7%
571
85.7%
2232
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
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0

2
0.0%
0
Don't know 0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.5%
2
0.0%
0
0.0%
0

0
0.1%
2
Yes 17.0%
52
13.9%
147
14.6%
70
14.2%
60
9.0%
24
23.9%
17

0
14.2%
370
No 83.0%
254
86.1%
909
85.4%
410
85.3%
360
91.0%
242
76.1%
54

3
85.7%
2229
TOTAL 100.0%
306
100.0%
1056
100.0%
480
100.0%
422
100.0%
266
100.0%
71

5

2601