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: A serious illness, injury or assault happened to a close relative or spouse/partner? (HM28W1) -- 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
0.2%
1
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.1%
1
Yes51.2%
62
43.6%
205
53.1%
147
42.3%
105
42.5%
71
60.0%
18
46.3%
608
No48.8%
59
56.2%
264
46.9%
130
57.7%
143
56.3%
94
40.0%
12
53.5%
702
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

1
0.0%
0
Yes46.0%
286
53.0%
125
44.2%
190

7
46.7%
601
No54.0%
336
47.0%
111
55.3%
238

16
53.2%
685
TOTAL 100.0%
622
100.0%
236
100.0%
430

24

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Gender

FemaleMaleTOTAL
Refused0.0%
0
0.3%
2
0.2%
2
Dont know0.1%
1
0.0%
0
0.1%
1
Yes46.0%
313
46.7%
296
46.3%
609
No53.8%
366
53.0%
336
53.4%
702
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
Dont know0.1%
1
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.1%
1
Yes48.1%
441
46.1%
71
36.7%
65
46.8%
29
80.0%
4
46.4%
610
No51.6%
473
53.9%
83
63.3%
112
53.2%
33
20.0%
1
53.4%
702
TOTAL 100.0%
917
100.0%
154
100.0%
177
100.0%
62
100.0%
5

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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
0.5%
1
0.0%
0
0.1%
1
Yes40.6%
28
48.4%
164
42.3%
58
42.8%
136
50.0%
106
49.2%
117
46.4%
609
No59.4%
41
51.0%
173
57.7%
79
57.2%
182
49.5%
105
50.8%
121
53.4%
701
TOTAL 100.0%
69
100.0%
339
100.0%
137
100.0%
318
100.0%
212
100.0%
238

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