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 became unemployed or you were seeking work unsuccessfully for more than one month? (HM35W1) -- 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
Yes12.4%
15
22.8%
107
24.2%
67
13.3%
33
19.2%
32
23.3%
7
19.9%
261
No87.6%
106
77.2%
362
75.8%
210
86.7%
215
79.6%
133
76.7%
23
80.0%
1049
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
0.0%
0
0.0%
0

0
0.0%
0
Yes23.0%
143
22.9%
54
14.2%
61

4
20.0%
258
No77.0%
480
77.1%
182
85.3%
367

21
79.8%
1029
TOTAL 100.0%
623
100.0%
236
100.0%
430

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
Yes17.2%
117
22.9%
145
19.9%
262
No82.8%
563
76.8%
487
79.9%
1050
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 know0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
Yes18.3%
168
25.5%
39
19.8%
35
27.4%
17
50.0%
2
19.9%
261
No81.5%
747
74.5%
114
80.2%
142
72.6%
45
50.0%
2
80.0%
1050
TOTAL 100.0%
917
100.0%
153
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
Yes27.9%
19
19.4%
66
8.0%
11
18.8%
60
22.6%
48
24.1%
57
19.9%
261
No72.1%
49
80.0%
272
92.0%
126
81.2%
259
77.4%
164
75.9%
180
80.0%
1050
TOTAL 100.0%
68
100.0%
340
100.0%
137
100.0%
319
100.0%
212
100.0%
237

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