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 legal guardianship, foster, or partner's child (HR_GUARD)



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 99.5%
552
99.5%
744
98.1%
740
100.0%
412
100.0%
141
99.2%
2589
Yes 0.5%
3
0.5%
4
1.9%
14
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.8%
21
TOTAL 100.0%
555
100.0%
748
100.0%
754
100.0%
412
100.0%
141

2610


Gender

Female Male TOTAL
No 99.6%
1346
98.6%
1242
99.2%
2588
Yes 0.4%
5
1.4%
17
0.8%
22
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 97.6%
164
99.7%
377
98.7%
624
100.0%
504
97.8%
220
99.4%
673

26
99.1%
2562
Yes 2.4%
4
0.3%
1
1.3%
8
0.0%
0
2.2%
5
0.6%
4

0
0.9%
22
TOTAL 100.0%
168
100.0%
378
100.0%
632
100.0%
504
100.0%
225
100.0%
677

26

2584


Race

White Black Hispanic Asian Pacific Islander Other TOTAL
No 99.2%
1797
98.2%
273
99.1%
319
100.0%
109
100.0%
9
100.0%
82
99.2%
2589
Yes 0.8%
14
1.8%
5
0.9%
3
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.8%
22
TOTAL 100.0%
1811
100.0%
278
100.0%
322
100.0%
109
100.0%
9
100.0%
82

2611


Religion

Black Protestant Evangelical Protestant Mainline Protestant Catholic Unaffiliated Other TOTAL
No 99.3%
146
98.4%
683
99.2%
360
99.7%
692
98.8%
405
100.0%
304
99.2%
2590
Yes 0.7%
1
1.6%
11
0.8%
3
0.3%
2
1.2%
5
0.0%
0
0.8%
22
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 99.1%
436
99.0%
615
98.9%
871
99.9%
667
99.2%
2589
Yes 0.9%
4
1.0%
6
1.1%
10
0.1%
1
0.8%
21
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 99.7%
305
99.5%
1051
97.9%
470
99.8%
420
98.1%
261
100.0%
71

10
99.2%
2578
Yes 0.3%
1
0.5%
5
2.1%
10
0.2%
1
1.9%
5
0.0%
0

0
0.8%
22
TOTAL 100.0%
306
100.0%
1056
100.0%
480
100.0%
421
100.0%
266
100.0%
71

10

2600