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
On average, do you have less than one alcoholic drink a day, one to two drinks a day, three to four drinks a day, or five or more drinks a day? (HM21W1) -- 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
Dont know0.0%
0
0.3%
1
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.1%
1
Less than 174.2%
49
70.1%
220
76.5%
153
81.5%
159
80.6%
104
78.9%
15
75.8%
700
One or two18.2%
12
17.8%
56
11.5%
23
14.4%
28
17.1%
22
5.3%
1
15.4%
142
Three or four6.1%
4
6.4%
20
10.5%
21
3.6%
7
0.8%
1
10.5%
2
6.0%
55
5 or more1.5%
1
5.4%
17
1.5%
3
0.5%
1
1.6%
2
5.3%
1
2.7%
25
Missing5415678533811390
TOTAL 100.0%
66
100.0%
314
100.0%
200
100.0%
195
100.0%
129
100.0%
19

923



Political party

DemocratNeitherRepublicanMissingTOTAL
Dont know0.2%
1
0.0%
0
0.0%
0

0
0.1%
1
Less than 173.7%
323
80.6%
129
75.1%
235

13
75.4%
687
One or two16.0%
70
11.3%
18
17.6%
55

0
15.7%
143
Three or four6.8%
30
3.1%
5
6.4%
20

1
6.0%
55
5 or more3.2%
14
5.0%
8
1.0%
3

0
2.7%
25
Missing185771170379
TOTAL 100.0%
438
100.0%
160
100.0%
313

14

911



Gender

FemaleMaleTOTAL
Dont know0.2%
1
0.0%
0
0.1%
1
Less than 185.5%
371
67.1%
329
75.8%
700
One or two11.5%
50
19.0%
93
15.5%
143
Three or four2.8%
12
9.0%
44
6.1%
56
5 or more0.0%
0
4.9%
24
2.6%
24
Missing246144390
TOTAL 100.0%
434
100.0%
490

924



Race

White/Caucasian/AngloBlack/African AmericanHispanic/Latino(a)Asian/Asian AmericanNative AmericanTOTAL
Dont know0.0%
0
1.0%
1
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.1%
1
Less than 175.3%
508
70.7%
70
78.3%
94
96.2%
25
100.0%
2
75.8%
699
One or two17.8%
120
13.1%
13
7.5%
9
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
15.4%
142
Three or four5.5%
37
10.1%
10
6.7%
8
3.8%
1
0.0%
0
6.1%
56
5 or more1.5%
10
5.1%
5
7.5%
9
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
2.6%
24
Missing2415557352390
TOTAL 100.0%
675
100.0%
99
100.0%
120
100.0%
26
100.0%
2

922



Religion

Black ProtestantEvangelical ProtestantMainline ProtestantCatholicOther faithNonaffiliatedTOTAL
Dont know2.3%
1
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.1%
1
Less than 160.5%
26
78.7%
159
78.4%
87
79.6%
191
76.2%
96
69.1%
141
75.6%
700
One or two18.6%
8
11.4%
23
17.1%
19
11.3%
27
17.5%
22
21.6%
44
15.4%
143
Three or four14.0%
6
7.4%
15
4.5%
5
5.0%
12
5.6%
7
5.4%
11
6.0%
56
5 or more4.7%
2
2.5%
5
0.0%
0
4.2%
10
0.8%
1
3.9%
8
2.8%
26
Missing2613826808733390
TOTAL 100.0%
43
100.0%
202
100.0%
111
100.0%
240
100.0%
126
100.0%
204

926