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
Has a doctor ever told you that you have or had any emotional, nervous, or psychiatric problems? (HM12W1) -- 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
1.8%
3
0.0%
0
0.2%
3
Yes21.5%
26
18.8%
88
13.7%
38
13.7%
34
9.6%
16
16.7%
5
15.8%
207
No78.5%
95
81.2%
381
86.3%
239
86.3%
214
88.6%
148
83.3%
25
84.0%
1102
TOTAL 100.0%
121
100.0%
469
100.0%
277
100.0%
248
100.0%
167
100.0%
30

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Political party

DemocratNeitherRepublicanMissingTOTAL
Refused0.2%
1
0.0%
0
0.5%
2

0
0.2%
3
Yes18.0%
112
15.2%
36
13.7%
59

2
16.1%
207
No81.8%
509
84.8%
201
85.8%
369

23
83.7%
1079
TOTAL 100.0%
622
100.0%
237
100.0%
430

25

1289



Gender

FemaleMaleTOTAL
Refused0.1%
1
0.3%
2
0.2%
3
Yes19.0%
129
12.5%
79
15.8%
208
No80.9%
550
87.2%
553
83.9%
1103
TOTAL 100.0%
680
100.0%
634

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Race

White/Caucasian/AngloBlack/African AmericanHispanic/Latino(a)Asian/Asian AmericanNative AmericanTOTAL
Refused0.3%
3
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.2%
3
Yes17.8%
163
12.3%
19
9.0%
16
14.5%
9
20.0%
1
15.8%
208
No81.9%
750
87.7%
135
91.0%
161
85.5%
53
80.0%
4
83.9%
1103
TOTAL 100.0%
916
100.0%
154
100.0%
177
100.0%
62
100.0%
5

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Religion

Black ProtestantEvangelical ProtestantMainline ProtestantCatholicOther faithNonaffiliatedTOTAL
Refused0.0%
0
0.6%
2
0.7%
1
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.2%
3
Yes14.5%
10
12.6%
43
11.7%
16
11.3%
36
23.6%
50
22.7%
54
15.9%
209
No85.5%
59
86.8%
295
87.6%
120
88.7%
283
76.4%
162
77.3%
184
83.9%
1103
TOTAL 100.0%
69
100.0%
340
100.0%
137
100.0%
319
100.0%
212
100.0%
238

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