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
In the past 12 months, have you ever had two weeks or longer when nearly every day you felt worthless? (HM25W1) -- 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
Dont know0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.4%
1
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.1%
1
Yes27.9%
34
20.4%
96
9.7%
27
8.8%
22
7.2%
12
13.3%
4
14.8%
195
No72.1%
88
79.6%
374
89.9%
249
91.2%
227
91.6%
153
86.7%
26
84.9%
1117
TOTAL 100.0%
122
100.0%
470
100.0%
277
100.0%
249
100.0%
167
100.0%
30

1315



Political party

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

0
0.2%
2
Dont know0.2%
1
0.0%
0
0.0%
0

0
0.1%
1
Yes16.4%
102
16.9%
40
11.6%
50

2
14.9%
192
No83.4%
519
83.1%
196
87.9%
378

22
84.9%
1093
TOTAL 100.0%
622
100.0%
236
100.0%
430

24

1288



Gender

FemaleMaleTOTAL
Refused0.0%
0
0.3%
2
0.2%
2
Dont know0.0%
0
0.2%
1
0.1%
1
Yes16.3%
111
13.1%
83
14.8%
194
No83.7%
568
86.4%
548
85.0%
1116
TOTAL 100.0%
679
100.0%
634

1313



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
Dont know0.1%
1
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.1%
1
Yes14.3%
131
18.3%
28
15.9%
28
6.5%
4
50.0%
2
14.7%
193
No85.4%
782
81.7%
125
84.1%
148
93.5%
58
50.0%
2
85.0%
1115
TOTAL 100.0%
916
100.0%
153
100.0%
176
100.0%
62
100.0%
4

1311



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
Dont know0.0%
0
0.3%
1
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.1%
1
Yes17.6%
12
15.3%
52
6.6%
9
16.3%
52
14.6%
31
16.0%
38
14.8%
194
No82.4%
56
83.8%
284
93.4%
127
83.7%
267
85.4%
181
84.0%
200
85.0%
1115
TOTAL 100.0%
68
100.0%
339
100.0%
136
100.0%
319
100.0%
212
100.0%
238

1312