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 problems with the police or you had to make a court appearance? [NOTE: DO NOT INCLUDE MINOR TRAFFIC VIOLATIONS SUCH AS SPEEDING OR RUNNING STOP SIGNS] (HM38W1) -- 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 know0.8%
1
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.1%
1
Yes10.7%
13
10.7%
50
7.2%
20
6.5%
16
4.2%
7
23.3%
7
8.6%
113
No88.5%
108
89.3%
419
92.8%
257
93.5%
232
94.6%
158
76.7%
23
91.2%
1197
TOTAL 100.0%
122
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
0.2%
1

0
0.1%
1
Yes8.7%
54
8.4%
20
7.9%
34

5
8.4%
108
No91.3%
569
91.6%
217
91.4%
393

19
91.4%
1179
TOTAL 100.0%
623
100.0%
237
100.0%
430

24

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Gender

FemaleMaleTOTAL
Refused0.0%
0
0.3%
2
0.2%
2
Dont know0.1%
1
0.0%
0
0.1%
1
Yes8.4%
57
8.8%
56
8.6%
113
No91.5%
622
90.9%
576
91.2%
1198
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 know0.1%
1
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.1%
1
Yes8.2%
75
12.3%
19
9.1%
16
3.2%
2
25.0%
1
8.6%
113
No91.5%
839
87.7%
135
90.9%
160
96.8%
60
75.0%
3
91.2%
1197
TOTAL 100.0%
917
100.0%
154
100.0%
176
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
0.3%
1
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.1%
1
Yes11.6%
8
8.2%
28
3.6%
5
6.6%
21
9.4%
20
12.7%
30
8.5%
112
No88.4%
61
90.9%
309
96.4%
132
93.4%
297
90.6%
192
87.3%
207
91.2%
1198
TOTAL 100.0%
69
100.0%
340
100.0%
137
100.0%
318
100.0%
212
100.0%
237

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