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 five-17 years old (HR517W1) -- 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
068.6%
83
60.1%
282
59.6%
165
71.8%
178
73.7%
123
73.3%
22
65.0%
853
112.4%
15
20.5%
96
23.8%
66
12.1%
30
12.0%
20
10.0%
3
17.5%
230
211.6%
14
12.8%
60
13.4%
37
13.7%
34
11.4%
19
6.7%
2
12.7%
166
37.4%
9
4.9%
23
2.2%
6
2.0%
5
1.2%
2
10.0%
3
3.7%
48
40.0%
0
1.3%
6
0.4%
1
0.4%
1
1.8%
3
0.0%
0
0.8%
11
Five or more0.0%
0
0.4%
2
0.7%
2
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.3%
4
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
065.7%
409
68.2%
161
63.3%
272

13
65.3%
842
116.2%
101
17.4%
41
19.5%
84

3
17.5%
226
213.0%
81
9.3%
22
12.8%
55

8
12.3%
158
33.7%
23
5.1%
12
2.8%
12

0
3.6%
47
41.1%
7
0.0%
0
0.9%
4

0
0.9%
11
Five or more0.3%
2
0.0%
0
0.7%
3

0
0.4%
5
TOTAL 100.0%
623
100.0%
236
100.0%
430

24

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Gender

FemaleMaleTOTAL
062.6%
426
67.7%
429
65.1%
855
119.4%
132
15.3%
97
17.4%
229
212.8%
87
12.6%
80
12.7%
167
33.8%
26
3.3%
21
3.6%
47
40.9%
6
0.8%
5
0.8%
11
Five or more0.4%
3
0.3%
2
0.4%
5
TOTAL 100.0%
680
100.0%
634

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Race

White/Caucasian/AngloBlack/African AmericanHispanic/Latino(a)Asian/Asian AmericanNative AmericanTOTAL
070.4%
645
50.0%
77
48.9%
87
72.6%
45
25.0%
1
65.1%
855
115.7%
144
21.4%
33
22.5%
40
16.1%
10
50.0%
2
17.4%
229
211.0%
101
17.5%
27
18.0%
32
9.7%
6
0.0%
0
12.6%
166
32.1%
19
7.8%
12
9.0%
16
1.6%
1
25.0%
1
3.7%
49
40.4%
4
1.9%
3
1.7%
3
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.8%
10
Five or more0.3%
3
1.3%
2
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.4%
5
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
050.0%
34
60.8%
206
80.1%
109
63.6%
203
68.5%
146
65.5%
156
65.0%
854
122.1%
15
19.8%
67
11.8%
16
13.8%
44
16.9%
36
21.8%
52
17.5%
230
213.2%
9
13.3%
45
7.4%
10
16.9%
54
11.7%
25
10.1%
24
12.7%
167
310.3%
7
5.0%
17
0.0%
0
4.7%
15
1.4%
3
2.5%
6
3.7%
48
44.4%
3
0.6%
2
0.7%
1
0.9%
3
0.5%
1
0.0%
0
0.8%
10
Five or more0.0%
0
0.6%
2
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.9%
2
0.0%
0
0.3%
4
TOTAL 100.0%
68
100.0%
339
100.0%
136
100.0%
319
100.0%
213
100.0%
238

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