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
Do you ever drink any alcoholic beverages such as beer, wine, liquor? (HM20W1) -- 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
Yes55.4%
67
66.8%
314
71.8%
199
78.6%
195
77.2%
129
63.3%
19
70.3%
923
No44.6%
54
33.2%
156
28.2%
78
21.4%
53
21.6%
36
36.7%
11
29.6%
388
TOTAL 100.0%
121
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
Yes70.3%
438
67.4%
159
72.8%
313

14
70.6%
910
No29.7%
185
32.6%
77
26.7%
115

10
29.2%
377
TOTAL 100.0%
623
100.0%
236
100.0%
430

24

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Gender

FemaleMaleTOTAL
Refused0.0%
0
0.3%
2
0.2%
2
Yes63.8%
434
77.3%
490
70.3%
924
No36.2%
246
22.4%
142
29.5%
388
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
Yes73.6%
675
64.3%
99
68.4%
121
43.5%
27
50.0%
2
70.3%
924
No26.2%
240
35.7%
55
31.6%
56
56.5%
35
50.0%
2
29.5%
388
TOTAL 100.0%
917
100.0%
154
100.0%
177
100.0%
62
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
Yes62.3%
43
59.4%
202
81.0%
111
74.9%
239
59.0%
125
86.1%
204
70.3%
924
No37.7%
26
40.0%
136
19.0%
26
25.1%
80
41.0%
87
13.9%
33
29.5%
388
TOTAL 100.0%
69
100.0%
340
100.0%
137
100.0%
319
100.0%
212
100.0%
237

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