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
Respondent lives with adopted child (HR_ADOPT)



Variable Comparisons

[Age | Gender | Political Ideology | Race | Religious Tradition | Region | Education ]

Age

18 to 29 years old 30 to 44 years old 45 to 59 years old 60 to 74 years old 75 years and older TOTAL
No 99.6%
554
98.7%
738
97.5%
735
98.3%
405
100.0%
141
98.5%
2573
Yes 0.4%
2
1.3%
10
2.5%
19
1.7%
7
0.0%
0
1.5%
38
TOTAL 100.0%
556
100.0%
748
100.0%
754
100.0%
412
100.0%
141

2611


Gender

Female Male TOTAL
No 98.1%
1325
99.0%
1247
98.5%
2572
Yes 1.9%
26
1.0%
12
1.5%
38
TOTAL 100.0%
1351
100.0%
1259

2610


Political ideology

Very liberal Somewhat liberal Middle of the road Somewhat conservative Very conservative Haven't thought much about it Missing TOTAL
No 97.6%
165
97.6%
370
98.9%
624
98.4%
497
96.9%
217
99.7%
675

24
98.6%
2548
Yes 2.4%
4
2.4%
9
1.1%
7
1.6%
8
3.1%
7
0.3%
2

2
1.4%
37
TOTAL 100.0%
169
100.0%
379
100.0%
631
100.0%
505
100.0%
224
100.0%
677

26

2585


Race

White Black Hispanic Asian Pacific Islander Other TOTAL
No 98.3%
1781
98.9%
275
98.4%
316
100.0%
109
100.0%
9
100.0%
82
98.5%
2572
Yes 1.7%
30
1.1%
3
1.6%
5
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
1.5%
38
TOTAL 100.0%
1811
100.0%
278
100.0%
321
100.0%
109
100.0%
9
100.0%
82

2610


Religion

Black Protestant Evangelical Protestant Mainline Protestant Catholic Unaffiliated Other TOTAL
No 98.0%
144
98.7%
684
97.0%
351
99.0%
687
98.8%
405
99.0%
301
98.5%
2572
Yes 2.0%
3
1.3%
9
3.0%
11
1.0%
7
1.2%
5
1.0%
3
1.5%
38
TOTAL 100.0%
147
100.0%
693
100.0%
362
100.0%
694
100.0%
410
100.0%
304

2610


Region

Northeast Midwest South West TOTAL
No 98.6%
434
98.6%
612
98.8%
870
98.2%
656
98.5%
2572
Yes 1.4%
6
1.4%
9
1.2%
11
1.8%
12
1.5%
38
TOTAL 100.0%
440
100.0%
621
100.0%
881
100.0%
668

2610


Education

No high school diploma GED or high school diploma Vocational/technical diploma or Associate's degree Bachelor's degree Graduate degree Other Missing TOTAL
No 97.7%
299
98.9%
1044
99.2%
476
97.9%
412
98.5%
263
95.8%
68

10
98.5%
2562
Yes 2.3%
7
1.1%
12
0.8%
4
2.1%
9
1.5%
4
4.2%
3

0
1.5%
39
TOTAL 100.0%
306
100.0%
1056
100.0%
480
100.0%
421
100.0%
267
100.0%
71

10

2601