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 often, if at all, do you participate in vigorous physical activity or sports, such as heavy housework, aerobics, running, swimming, or bicycling? (HM16W1) -- 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
Never49.2%
60
24.9%
117
19.5%
54
8.9%
22
8.3%
14
16.1%
5
20.7%
272
A few times a year1.6%
2
8.7%
41
7.2%
20
12.1%
30
10.7%
18
16.1%
5
8.8%
116
About once a month4.9%
6
8.7%
41
8.7%
24
10.1%
25
8.9%
15
12.9%
4
8.7%
115
More than once a month2.5%
3
6.0%
28
6.1%
17
4.0%
10
8.3%
14
3.2%
1
5.5%
73
About once a week7.4%
9
14.5%
68
13.4%
37
13.3%
33
16.1%
27
12.9%
4
13.5%
178
More than once a week10.7%
13
17.0%
80
24.5%
68
30.2%
75
31.0%
52
22.6%
7
22.4%
295
About once a day13.9%
17
10.9%
51
13.7%
38
15.7%
39
11.3%
19
16.1%
5
12.8%
169
More than once a day9.8%
12
9.4%
44
6.9%
19
5.6%
14
4.2%
7
0.0%
0
7.3%
96
TOTAL 100.0%
122
100.0%
470
100.0%
277
100.0%
248
100.0%
168
100.0%
31

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Political party

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

0
0.2%
2
Never22.8%
142
17.7%
42
17.6%
76

12
20.1%
260
A few times a year7.2%
45
11.4%
27
10.4%
45

0
9.0%
117
About once a month7.9%
49
8.4%
20
10.4%
45

1
8.8%
114
More than once a month4.6%
29
8.4%
20
5.6%
24

0
5.6%
73
About once a week15.4%
96
11.0%
26
12.5%
54

1
13.6%
176
More than once a week24.2%
151
17.7%
42
22.5%
97

4
22.4%
290
About once a day11.7%
73
15.6%
37
13.4%
58

2
13.0%
168
More than once a day6.3%
39
9.7%
23
7.2%
31

4
7.2%
93
TOTAL 100.0%
624
100.0%
237
100.0%
432

24

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Gender

FemaleMaleTOTAL
Refused0.0%
0
0.3%
2
0.2%
2
Never24.3%
165
16.7%
106
20.6%
271
A few times a year8.5%
58
9.1%
58
8.8%
116
About once a month9.7%
66
7.7%
49
8.8%
115
More than once a month6.9%
47
4.1%
26
5.6%
73
About once a week13.4%
91
13.6%
86
13.5%
177
More than once a week20.0%
136
24.9%
158
22.4%
294
About once a day13.4%
91
12.3%
78
12.9%
169
More than once a day3.8%
26
11.2%
71
7.4%
97
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
Never18.7%
171
25.8%
40
23.7%
42
26.2%
16
50.0%
2
20.6%
271
A few times a year9.0%
82
7.1%
11
5.1%
9
23.0%
14
0.0%
0
8.8%
116
About once a month8.5%
78
7.1%
11
13.0%
23
4.9%
3
0.0%
0
8.8%
115
More than once a month5.7%
52
6.5%
10
3.4%
6
6.6%
4
0.0%
0
5.5%
72
About once a week13.5%
124
14.8%
23
10.2%
18
19.7%
12
0.0%
0
13.5%
177
More than once a week24.0%
220
15.5%
24
21.5%
38
14.8%
9
50.0%
2
22.3%
293
About once a day13.6%
125
10.3%
16
15.3%
27
3.3%
2
0.0%
0
12.9%
170
More than once a day6.8%
62
12.9%
20
7.9%
14
1.6%
1
0.0%
0
7.4%
97
TOTAL 100.0%
916
100.0%
155
100.0%
177
100.0%
61
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
Never33.8%
23
22.6%
77
16.7%
23
25.7%
82
20.3%
43
10.1%
24
20.7%
272
A few times a year5.9%
4
10.0%
34
11.6%
16
8.2%
26
6.1%
13
10.1%
24
8.9%
117
About once a month7.4%
5
8.2%
28
13.8%
19
7.5%
24
9.0%
19
8.0%
19
8.7%
114
More than once a month8.8%
6
5.0%
17
1.4%
2
3.8%
12
8.5%
18
7.6%
18
5.6%
73
About once a week11.8%
8
14.1%
48
12.3%
17
14.1%
45
10.4%
22
16.0%
38
13.5%
178
More than once a week10.3%
7
17.4%
59
27.5%
38
18.8%
60
26.4%
56
30.7%
73
22.3%
293
About once a day8.8%
6
12.1%
41
11.6%
16
16.9%
54
10.8%
23
12.6%
30
12.9%
170
More than once a day13.2%
9
10.0%
34
5.1%
7
5.0%
16
8.5%
18
5.0%
12
7.3%
96
TOTAL 100.0%
68
100.0%
340
100.0%
138
100.0%
319
100.0%
212
100.0%
238

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