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
Thinking about your current physical problems, how much do these limit your normal daily activities? (HM11W1) -- Wave 1 (2006)



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
A lot21.3%
26
11.1%
52
3.2%
9
2.0%
5
1.2%
2
0.0%
0
7.2%
94
Somewhat18.0%
22
19.8%
93
7.6%
21
8.9%
22
12.0%
20
13.3%
4
13.9%
182
Just a little21.3%
26
12.8%
60
18.4%
51
18.1%
45
20.4%
34
26.7%
8
17.0%
224
Not at all39.3%
48
56.4%
265
70.8%
196
71.0%
176
65.3%
109
60.0%
18
61.8%
812
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
A lot9.5%
59
4.2%
10
6.0%
26

1
7.4%
95
Somewhat12.4%
77
11.0%
26
17.0%
73

5
13.7%
176
Just a little17.7%
110
19.9%
47
15.6%
67

0
17.4%
224
Not at all60.5%
377
64.8%
153
60.9%
262

19
61.4%
792
TOTAL 100.0%
623
100.0%
236
100.0%
430

25

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Gender

FemaleMaleTOTAL
Refused0.0%
0
0.3%
2
0.2%
2
A lot7.8%
53
6.6%
42
7.2%
95
Somewhat13.5%
92
13.9%
88
13.7%
180
Just a little16.5%
112
17.9%
113
17.1%
225
Not at all62.2%
423
61.3%
388
61.8%
811
TOTAL 100.0%
680
100.0%
633

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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
A lot7.9%
72
9.7%
15
4.5%
8
0.0%
0
20.0%
1
7.3%
96
Somewhat15.6%
143
14.3%
22
6.3%
11
6.5%
4
0.0%
0
13.7%
180
Just a little17.6%
161
17.5%
27
13.1%
23
19.4%
12
20.0%
1
17.0%
224
Not at all58.8%
539
58.4%
90
76.1%
134
74.2%
46
60.0%
3
61.8%
812
TOTAL 100.0%
917
100.0%
154
100.0%
176
100.0%
62
100.0%
5

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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
A lot10.3%
7
11.2%
38
1.4%
2
6.9%
22
6.6%
14
5.5%
13
7.3%
96
Somewhat16.2%
11
16.2%
55
19.6%
27
10.3%
33
11.3%
24
13.0%
31
13.8%
181
Just a little17.6%
12
16.5%
56
18.8%
26
16.3%
52
20.3%
43
15.1%
36
17.1%
225
Not at all55.9%
38
55.6%
189
60.1%
83
66.6%
213
61.8%
131
66.4%
158
61.7%
812
TOTAL 100.0%
68
100.0%
340
100.0%
138
100.0%
320
100.0%
212
100.0%
238

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