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 child (HRCHIW1) -- 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
No54.9%
67
54.9%
258
50.5%
140
66.5%
165
59.9%
100
56.7%
17
56.8%
747
Yes45.1%
55
45.1%
212
49.5%
137
33.5%
83
40.1%
67
43.3%
13
43.2%
567
TOTAL 100.0%
122
100.0%
470
100.0%
277
100.0%
248
100.0%
167
100.0%
30

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Political party

DemocratNeitherRepublicanMissingTOTAL
No58.1%
362
62.4%
148
52.1%
224

14
56.9%
734
Yes41.9%
261
37.6%
89
47.9%
206

10
43.1%
556
TOTAL 100.0%
623
100.0%
237
100.0%
430

24

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Gender

FemaleMaleTOTAL
No55.0%
374
59.0%
374
56.9%
748
Yes45.0%
306
41.0%
260
43.1%
566
TOTAL 100.0%
680
100.0%
634

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Race

White/Caucasian/AngloBlack/African AmericanHispanic/Latino(a)Asian/Asian AmericanNative AmericanTOTAL
No60.4%
553
48.1%
74
46.3%
82
59.7%
37
25.0%
1
56.9%
747
Yes39.6%
363
51.9%
80
53.7%
95
40.3%
25
75.0%
3
43.1%
566
TOTAL 100.0%
916
100.0%
154
100.0%
177
100.0%
62
100.0%
4

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Religion

Black ProtestantEvangelical ProtestantMainline ProtestantCatholicOther faithNonaffiliatedTOTAL
No43.5%
30
53.8%
183
67.6%
92
53.6%
171
61.8%
131
59.2%
141
56.9%
748
Yes56.5%
39
46.2%
157
32.4%
44
46.4%
148
38.2%
81
40.8%
97
43.1%
566
TOTAL 100.0%
69
100.0%
340
100.0%
136
100.0%
319
100.0%
212
100.0%
238

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