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 close family friend or another relative (aunt, cousin, grandparent) died? (HM30W1) -- 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
6.7%
2
0.2%
2
Yes62.8%
76
65.5%
307
62.1%
172
60.5%
150
60.5%
101
70.0%
21
63.0%
827
No37.2%
45
34.5%
162
37.9%
105
39.5%
98
38.3%
64
23.3%
7
36.7%
481
TOTAL 100.0%
121
100.0%
469
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
0.8%
2
0.0%
0

0
0.2%
2
Yes61.8%
385
62.4%
148
65.3%
281

15
63.1%
814
No38.2%
238
36.7%
87
34.2%
147

10
36.6%
472
TOTAL 100.0%
623
100.0%
237
100.0%
430

25

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Gender

FemaleMaleTOTAL
Refused0.0%
0
0.3%
2
0.2%
2
Dont know0.0%
0
0.3%
2
0.2%
2
Yes62.4%
424
63.7%
404
63.0%
828
No37.6%
256
35.6%
226
36.7%
482
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 know0.2%
2
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.2%
2
Yes64.3%
589
74.0%
114
53.1%
94
45.2%
28
80.0%
4
63.1%
829
No35.3%
323
26.0%
40
46.9%
83
54.8%
34
20.0%
1
36.6%
481
TOTAL 100.0%
916
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
0.6%
2
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.2%
2
Yes70.6%
48
69.1%
235
62.0%
85
60.2%
192
57.5%
122
62.0%
147
63.1%
829
No29.4%
20
29.7%
101
38.0%
52
39.8%
127
42.5%
90
38.0%
90
36.6%
480
TOTAL 100.0%
68
100.0%
340
100.0%
137
100.0%
319
100.0%
212
100.0%
237

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