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: Your parent, child, or spouse died? (HM29W1) -- 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
Yes27.0%
33
19.8%
93
17.3%
48
8.1%
20
14.4%
24
3.3%
1
16.7%
219
No73.0%
89
80.2%
377
82.7%
229
91.9%
228
84.4%
141
96.7%
29
83.2%
1093
TOTAL 100.0%
122
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
Yes17.3%
108
19.5%
46
13.7%
59

7
16.5%
213
No82.7%
515
80.5%
190
85.8%
370

18
83.3%
1075
TOTAL 100.0%
623
100.0%
236
100.0%
431

25

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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
Yes18.5%
126
14.7%
93
16.7%
219
No81.5%
554
85.0%
538
83.2%
1092
TOTAL 100.0%
680
100.0%
633

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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
Yes16.4%
150
25.3%
39
12.4%
22
11.1%
7
40.0%
2
16.7%
220
No83.4%
764
74.7%
115
87.6%
155
88.9%
56
60.0%
3
83.1%
1093
TOTAL 100.0%
916
100.0%
154
100.0%
177
100.0%
63
100.0%
5

1315



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
Yes25.0%
17
18.0%
61
16.8%
23
14.1%
45
15.1%
32
16.9%
40
16.6%
218
No75.0%
51
81.4%
276
83.2%
114
85.9%
274
84.9%
180
83.1%
197
83.2%
1092
TOTAL 100.0%
68
100.0%
339
100.0%
137
100.0%
319
100.0%
212
100.0%
237

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