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 were fired from your job? (HM36W1) -- 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
Yes2.5%
3
3.2%
15
6.5%
18
3.2%
8
4.8%
8
6.7%
2
4.1%
54
No97.5%
118
96.8%
454
93.5%
259
96.8%
240
94.0%
158
93.3%
28
95.7%
1257
TOTAL 100.0%
121
100.0%
469
100.0%
277
100.0%
248
100.0%
168
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
Yes5.3%
33
4.2%
10
2.1%
9

1
4.0%
52
No94.7%
589
95.8%
226
97.4%
419

24
95.8%
1234
TOTAL 100.0%
622
100.0%
236
100.0%
430

25

1288



Gender

FemaleMaleTOTAL
Refused0.0%
0
0.3%
2
0.2%
2
Dont know0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
Yes3.5%
24
4.7%
30
4.1%
54
No96.5%
656
95.0%
602
95.7%
1258
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
Yes3.7%
34
5.8%
9
5.1%
9
1.6%
1
0.0%
0
4.0%
53
No96.1%
880
94.2%
145
94.9%
167
98.4%
62
100.0%
4
95.8%
1258
TOTAL 100.0%
916
100.0%
154
100.0%
176
100.0%
63
100.0%
4

1313



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
Yes4.4%
3
5.0%
17
2.2%
3
2.5%
8
4.7%
10
5.5%
13
4.1%
54
No95.6%
65
94.4%
321
97.8%
134
97.5%
311
95.3%
202
94.5%
225
95.7%
1258
TOTAL 100.0%
68
100.0%
340
100.0%
137
100.0%
319
100.0%
212
100.0%
238

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