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 grandchild (HRGRCHW1) -- 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
No86.9%
106
97.7%
460
95.3%
264
98.0%
243
98.8%
165
100.0%
30
96.4%
1268
Yes13.1%
16
2.3%
11
4.7%
13
2.0%
5
1.2%
2
0.0%
0
3.6%
47
TOTAL 100.0%
122
100.0%
471
100.0%
277
100.0%
248
100.0%
167
100.0%
30

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Political party

DemocratNeitherRepublicanMissingTOTAL
No95.8%
597
99.2%
234
96.0%
413

24
96.5%
1244
Yes4.2%
26
0.8%
2
4.0%
17

1
3.5%
45
TOTAL 100.0%
623
100.0%
236
100.0%
430

25

1289



Gender

FemaleMaleTOTAL
No95.1%
647
97.9%
620
96.5%
1267
Yes4.9%
33
2.1%
13
3.5%
46
TOTAL 100.0%
680
100.0%
633

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Race

White/Caucasian/AngloBlack/African AmericanHispanic/Latino(a)Asian/Asian AmericanNative AmericanTOTAL
No96.8%
888
92.9%
143
96.6%
171
100.0%
62
100.0%
4
96.5%
1268
Yes3.2%
29
7.1%
11
3.4%
6
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
3.5%
46
TOTAL 100.0%
917
100.0%
154
100.0%
177
100.0%
62
100.0%
4

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Religion

Black ProtestantEvangelical ProtestantMainline ProtestantCatholicOther faithNonaffiliatedTOTAL
No91.3%
63
95.0%
322
95.6%
131
97.5%
311
96.7%
205
99.2%
236
96.5%
1268
Yes8.7%
6
5.0%
17
4.4%
6
2.5%
8
3.3%
7
0.8%
2
3.5%
46
TOTAL 100.0%
69
100.0%
339
100.0%
137
100.0%
319
100.0%
212
100.0%
238

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