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 biological child (HR_BIOL)



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 70.5%
392
33.2%
248
58.8%
443
79.6%
328
90.8%
128
59.0%
1539
Yes 29.5%
164
66.8%
499
41.2%
311
20.4%
84
9.2%
13
41.0%
1071
TOTAL 100.0%
556
100.0%
747
100.0%
754
100.0%
412
100.0%
141

2610


Gender

Female Male TOTAL
No 52.7%
712
65.8%
828
59.0%
1540
Yes 47.3%
640
34.2%
431
41.0%
1071
TOTAL 100.0%
1352
100.0%
1259

2611


Political ideology

Very liberal Somewhat liberal Middle of the road Somewhat conservative Very conservative Haven't thought much about it Missing TOTAL
No 67.3%
113
59.9%
227
61.4%
388
59.7%
301
60.7%
136
53.6%
363

11
59.1%
1528
Yes 32.7%
55
40.1%
152
38.6%
244
40.3%
203
39.3%
88
46.4%
314

15
40.9%
1056
TOTAL 100.0%
168
100.0%
379
100.0%
632
100.0%
504
100.0%
224
100.0%
677

26

2584


Race

White Black Hispanic Asian Pacific Islander Other TOTAL
No 62.5%
1131
54.7%
152
46.7%
150
47.7%
52
33.3%
3
63.4%
52
59.0%
1540
Yes 37.5%
680
45.3%
126
53.3%
171
52.3%
57
66.7%
6
36.6%
30
41.0%
1070
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 51.0%
75
61.6%
427
65.3%
237
54.2%
376
61.2%
251
57.2%
174
59.0%
1540
Yes 49.0%
72
38.4%
266
34.7%
126
45.8%
318
38.8%
159
42.8%
130
41.0%
1071
TOTAL 100.0%
147
100.0%
693
100.0%
363
100.0%
694
100.0%
410
100.0%
304

2611


Region

Northeast Midwest South West TOTAL
No 55.7%
245
58.6%
364
60.6%
534
59.4%
397
59.0%
1540
Yes 44.3%
195
41.4%
257
39.4%
347
40.6%
271
41.0%
1070
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 55.2%
169
60.6%
640
51.7%
248
62.9%
264
58.3%
155
77.5%
55

8
58.9%
1531
Yes 44.8%
137
39.4%
416
48.3%
232
37.1%
156
41.7%
111
22.5%
16

2
41.1%
1068
TOTAL 100.0%
306
100.0%
1056
100.0%
480
100.0%
420
100.0%
266
100.0%
71

10

2599