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
How much do emotional, nervous, or psychiatric problems currently limit your normal daily activities? (HM14W1) -- 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
A lot14.8%
4
20.2%
18
5.3%
2
2.9%
1
0.0%
0
16.7%
1
12.4%
26
Somewhat22.2%
6
16.9%
15
13.2%
5
20.6%
7
25.0%
4
0.0%
0
17.6%
37
A little40.7%
11
19.1%
17
18.4%
7
20.6%
7
12.5%
2
16.7%
1
21.4%
45
Not at all22.2%
6
43.8%
39
63.2%
24
55.9%
19
62.5%
10
66.7%
4
48.6%
102
Missing95382239214151251106
TOTAL 100.0%
27
100.0%
89
100.0%
38
100.0%
34
100.0%
16
100.0%
6

210



Political party

DemocratNeitherRepublicanMissingTOTAL
A lot17.0%
19
2.8%
1
8.5%
5

0
12.1%
25
Somewhat14.3%
16
19.4%
7
23.7%
14

0
17.9%
37
A little16.1%
18
30.6%
11
23.7%
14

2
20.8%
43
Not at all52.7%
59
47.2%
17
44.1%
26

0
49.3%
102
Missing51120137101083
TOTAL 100.0%
112
100.0%
36
100.0%
59

2

207



Gender

FemaleMaleTOTAL
A lot7.8%
10
17.7%
14
11.6%
24
Somewhat16.4%
21
19.0%
15
17.4%
36
A little29.7%
38
8.9%
7
21.7%
45
Not at all46.1%
59
54.4%
43
49.3%
102
Missing5515551106
TOTAL 100.0%
128
100.0%
79

207



Race

White/Caucasian/AngloBlack/African AmericanHispanic/Latino(a)Asian/Asian AmericanNative AmericanTOTAL
A lot12.2%
20
21.1%
4
6.3%
1
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
12.0%
25
Somewhat17.1%
28
31.6%
6
12.5%
2
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
17.2%
36
A little21.3%
35
15.8%
3
37.5%
6
11.1%
1
100.0%
1
22.0%
46
Not at all49.4%
81
31.6%
6
43.8%
7
88.9%
8
0.0%
0
48.8%
102
Missing7531351625341107
TOTAL 100.0%
164
100.0%
19
100.0%
16
100.0%
9
100.0%
1

209



Religion

Black ProtestantEvangelical ProtestantMainline ProtestantCatholicOther faithNonaffiliatedTOTAL
A lot40.0%
4
19.0%
8
0.0%
0
2.8%
1
18.4%
9
5.6%
3
12.1%
25
Somewhat20.0%
2
21.4%
9
18.8%
3
22.2%
8
12.2%
6
14.8%
8
17.4%
36
A little10.0%
1
26.2%
11
18.8%
3
16.7%
6
20.4%
10
24.1%
13
21.3%
44
Not at all30.0%
3
33.3%
14
62.5%
10
58.3%
21
49.0%
24
55.6%
30
49.3%
102
Missing592961212831621841105
TOTAL 100.0%
10
100.0%
42
100.0%
16
100.0%
36
100.0%
49
100.0%
54

207