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 had a major financial crisis? (HM37W1) -- 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
Yes19.0%
23
26.4%
124
28.9%
80
17.7%
44
11.4%
19
20.0%
6
22.5%
296
No81.0%
98
73.6%
345
71.1%
197
82.3%
205
87.4%
146
80.0%
24
77.3%
1015
TOTAL 100.0%
121
100.0%
469
100.0%
277
100.0%
249
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
Yes24.8%
154
24.9%
59
18.1%
78

7
22.6%
291
No75.2%
468
75.1%
178
81.4%
350

17
77.3%
996
TOTAL 100.0%
622
100.0%
237
100.0%
430

24

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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
Yes24.1%
164
21.1%
134
22.7%
298
No75.9%
516
78.5%
498
77.2%
1014
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
Yes21.4%
196
36.4%
56
18.1%
32
19.4%
12
50.0%
2
22.7%
298
No78.4%
719
63.6%
98
81.9%
145
80.6%
50
50.0%
2
77.2%
1014
TOTAL 100.0%
917
100.0%
154
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
Yes36.8%
25
25.6%
87
12.4%
17
22.6%
72
19.8%
42
23.1%
55
22.7%
298
No63.2%
43
73.8%
251
87.6%
120
77.4%
247
80.2%
170
76.9%
183
77.2%
1014
TOTAL 100.0%
68
100.0%
340
100.0%
137
100.0%
319
100.0%
212
100.0%
238

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