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 three years, have you had any of the following life events or problems happened to you: You yourself suffered a serious illness, injury, or an assault? (HM27W1) -- 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
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
Yes29.8%
36
24.7%
116
18.4%
51
18.1%
45
20.4%
34
23.3%
7
22.0%
289
No70.2%
85
75.3%
354
81.6%
226
81.9%
203
78.4%
131
76.7%
23
77.8%
1022
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
Dont know0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0

0
0.0%
0
Yes24.6%
153
21.1%
50
19.5%
84

2
22.3%
287
No75.4%
469
78.9%
187
80.0%
344

22
77.6%
1000
TOTAL 100.0%
622
100.0%
237
100.0%
430

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Gender

FemaleMaleTOTAL
Refused0.0%
0
0.3%
2
0.2%
2
Dont know0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
Yes19.3%
131
24.9%
158
22.0%
289
No80.7%
548
74.8%
474
77.8%
1022
TOTAL 100.0%
679
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
Dont know0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
Yes20.7%
190
24.0%
37
21.5%
38
35.5%
22
50.0%
2
22.0%
289
No79.0%
724
76.0%
117
78.5%
139
64.5%
40
50.0%
2
77.8%
1022
TOTAL 100.0%
916
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
Dont know0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
Yes17.6%
12
24.4%
83
15.3%
21
21.1%
67
21.7%
46
25.2%
60
22.0%
289
No82.4%
56
75.0%
255
84.7%
116
78.9%
251
78.3%
166
74.8%
178
77.8%
1022
TOTAL 100.0%
68
100.0%
340
100.0%
137
100.0%
318
100.0%
212
100.0%
238

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