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 (HR_CHILD)



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 69.0%
383
27.8%
208
53.1%
400
77.2%
318
90.8%
128
55.1%
1437
Yes 31.0%
172
72.2%
539
46.9%
354
22.8%
94
9.2%
13
44.9%
1172
TOTAL 100.0%
555
100.0%
747
100.0%
754
100.0%
412
100.0%
141

2609


Gender

Female Male TOTAL
No 50.7%
685
59.7%
752
55.1%
1437
Yes 49.3%
666
40.3%
507
44.9%
1173
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 62.1%
105
56.2%
213
58.2%
368
55.6%
280
54.7%
123
50.0%
338

11
55.2%
1427
Yes 37.9%
64
43.8%
166
41.8%
264
44.4%
224
45.3%
102
50.0%
338

15
44.8%
1158
TOTAL 100.0%
169
100.0%
379
100.0%
632
100.0%
504
100.0%
225
100.0%
676

26

2585


Race

White Black Hispanic Asian Pacific Islander Other TOTAL
No 58.3%
1055
50.5%
140
42.4%
136
47.7%
52
33.3%
3
62.2%
51
55.1%
1437
Yes 41.7%
756
49.5%
137
57.6%
185
52.3%
57
66.7%
6
37.8%
31
44.9%
1172
TOTAL 100.0%
1811
100.0%
277
100.0%
321
100.0%
109
100.0%
9
100.0%
82

2609


Religion

Black Protestant Evangelical Protestant Mainline Protestant Catholic Unaffiliated Other TOTAL
No 46.9%
69
57.5%
399
58.4%
212
51.3%
356
57.3%
235
54.9%
167
55.1%
1438
Yes 53.1%
78
42.5%
295
41.6%
151
48.7%
338
42.7%
175
45.1%
137
44.9%
1174
TOTAL 100.0%
147
100.0%
694
100.0%
363
100.0%
694
100.0%
410
100.0%
304

2612


Region

Northeast Midwest South West TOTAL
No 51.8%
228
53.9%
335
57.0%
502
55.7%
372
55.1%
1437
Yes 48.2%
212
46.1%
286
43.0%
379
44.3%
296
44.9%
1173
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 53.3%
163
57.3%
605
45.0%
216
58.6%
246
55.6%
148
72.2%
52

8
55.0%
1430
Yes 46.7%
143
42.7%
451
55.0%
264
41.4%
174
44.4%
118
27.8%
20

2
45.0%
1170
TOTAL 100.0%
306
100.0%
1056
100.0%
480
100.0%
420
100.0%
266
100.0%
72

10

2600