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's gender (HR_GEND)



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
Female 49.6%
276
50.1%
375
52.3%
394
55.6%
229
55.3%
78
51.8%
1352
Male 50.4%
280
49.9%
373
47.7%
360
44.4%
183
44.7%
63
48.2%
1259
TOTAL 100.0%
556
100.0%
748
100.0%
754
100.0%
412
100.0%
141

2611


Gender

Female Male TOTAL
Female 100.0%
1351
0.0%
0
51.8%
1351
Male 0.0%
0
100.0%
1259
48.2%
1259
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
Female 48.8%
82
51.2%
194
48.4%
306
44.8%
226
47.6%
107
61.1%
413

23
51.4%
1328
Male 51.2%
86
48.8%
185
51.6%
326
55.2%
278
52.4%
118
38.9%
263

3
48.6%
1256
TOTAL 100.0%
168
100.0%
379
100.0%
632
100.0%
504
100.0%
225
100.0%
676

26

2584


Race

White Black Hispanic Asian Pacific Islander Other TOTAL
Female 51.8%
938
56.1%
156
49.2%
158
52.3%
57
44.4%
4
45.8%
38
51.7%
1351
Male 48.2%
873
43.9%
122
50.8%
163
47.7%
52
55.6%
5
54.2%
45
48.3%
1260
TOTAL 100.0%
1811
100.0%
278
100.0%
321
100.0%
109
100.0%
9
100.0%
83

2611


Religion

Black Protestant Evangelical Protestant Mainline Protestant Catholic Unaffiliated Other TOTAL
Female 63.7%
93
52.3%
363
56.6%
205
53.1%
368
40.2%
165
51.3%
156
51.7%
1350
Male 36.3%
53
47.7%
331
43.4%
157
46.9%
325
59.8%
245
48.7%
148
48.3%
1259
TOTAL 100.0%
146
100.0%
694
100.0%
362
100.0%
693
100.0%
410
100.0%
304

2609


Region

Northeast Midwest South West TOTAL
Female 56.8%
250
53.0%
329
50.7%
447
48.7%
326
51.8%
1352
Male 43.2%
190
47.0%
292
49.3%
434
51.3%
343
48.2%
1259
TOTAL 100.0%
440
100.0%
621
100.0%
881
100.0%
669

2611


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
Female 55.6%
170
51.2%
541
53.2%
255
57.0%
240
38.0%
101
54.9%
39

5
51.8%
1346
Male 44.4%
136
48.8%
515
46.8%
224
43.0%
181
62.0%
165
45.1%
32

5
48.2%
1253
TOTAL 100.0%
306
100.0%
1056
100.0%
479
100.0%
421
100.0%
266
100.0%
71

10

2599