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
Number in household 30-50 years old (H3050W1) -- 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
054.9%
67
37.7%
177
41.9%
116
41.0%
102
53.3%
89
56.7%
17
43.2%
568
126.2%
32
30.0%
141
27.4%
76
24.1%
60
16.2%
27
30.0%
9
26.2%
345
213.9%
17
30.2%
142
30.0%
83
32.1%
80
29.9%
50
13.3%
4
28.6%
376
34.9%
6
2.1%
10
0.0%
0
2.0%
5
0.6%
1
0.0%
0
1.7%
22
Four or more0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.7%
2
0.8%
2
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.3%
4
TOTAL 100.0%
122
100.0%
470
100.0%
277
100.0%
249
100.0%
167
100.0%
30

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Political party

DemocratNeitherRepublicanMissingTOTAL
044.7%
279
36.0%
85
45.1%
194

10
43.3%
558
128.5%
178
28.8%
68
21.6%
93

5
26.3%
339
224.0%
150
31.8%
75
33.0%
142

9
28.4%
367
32.4%
15
2.5%
6
0.2%
1

0
1.7%
22
Four or more0.3%
2
0.8%
2
0.0%
0

0
0.3%
4
TOTAL 100.0%
624
100.0%
236
100.0%
430

24

1290



Gender

FemaleMaleTOTAL
045.1%
307
41.2%
261
43.2%
568
127.6%
188
24.8%
157
26.2%
345
225.3%
172
32.3%
205
28.7%
377
31.8%
12
1.6%
10
1.7%
22
Four or more0.3%
2
0.2%
1
0.2%
3
TOTAL 100.0%
681
100.0%
634

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Race

White/Caucasian/AngloBlack/African AmericanHispanic/Latino(a)Asian/Asian AmericanNative AmericanTOTAL
048.8%
447
33.1%
51
26.4%
47
33.9%
21
25.0%
1
43.2%
567
121.5%
197
39.0%
60
36.0%
64
35.5%
22
50.0%
2
26.3%
345
228.8%
264
24.0%
37
32.0%
57
29.0%
18
25.0%
1
28.7%
377
30.9%
8
3.9%
6
3.9%
7
1.6%
1
0.0%
0
1.7%
22
Four or more0.0%
0
0.0%
0
1.7%
3
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.2%
3
TOTAL 100.0%
916
100.0%
154
100.0%
178
100.0%
62
100.0%
4

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Religion

Black ProtestantEvangelical ProtestantMainline ProtestantCatholicOther faithNonaffiliatedTOTAL
039.7%
27
41.5%
141
59.9%
82
39.4%
126
42.7%
90
42.4%
101
43.2%
567
136.8%
25
24.1%
82
18.2%
25
29.4%
94
25.6%
54
27.3%
65
26.3%
345
223.5%
16
32.9%
112
21.9%
30
26.6%
85
30.8%
65
29.0%
69
28.7%
377
30.0%
0
1.5%
5
0.0%
0
3.8%
12
0.9%
2
1.3%
3
1.7%
22
Four or more0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.9%
3
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.2%
3
TOTAL 100.0%
68
100.0%
340
100.0%
137
100.0%
320
100.0%
211
100.0%
238

1314