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 other non-relative (HROTNOW1) -- 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
No92.6%
113
97.9%
461
95.7%
265
96.8%
240
98.8%
165
100.0%
30
96.9%
1274
Yes7.4%
9
2.1%
10
4.3%
12
3.2%
8
1.2%
2
0.0%
0
3.1%
41
TOTAL 100.0%
122
100.0%
471
100.0%
277
100.0%
248
100.0%
167
100.0%
30

1315



Political party

DemocratNeitherRepublicanMissingTOTAL
No97.0%
604
93.2%
221
98.6%
424

25
96.8%
1249
Yes3.0%
19
6.8%
16
1.4%
6

0
3.2%
41
TOTAL 100.0%
623
100.0%
237
100.0%
430

25

1290



Gender

FemaleMaleTOTAL
No96.8%
658
97.2%
615
97.0%
1273
Yes3.2%
22
2.8%
18
3.0%
40
TOTAL 100.0%
680
100.0%
633

1313



Race

White/Caucasian/AngloBlack/African AmericanHispanic/Latino(a)Asian/Asian AmericanNative AmericanTOTAL
No97.3%
891
97.4%
150
93.8%
167
100.0%
62
100.0%
4
97.0%
1274
Yes2.7%
25
2.6%
4
6.2%
11
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
3.0%
40
TOTAL 100.0%
916
100.0%
154
100.0%
178
100.0%
62
100.0%
4

1314



Religion

Black ProtestantEvangelical ProtestantMainline ProtestantCatholicOther faithNonaffiliatedTOTAL
No98.6%
68
95.3%
324
100.0%
137
96.2%
307
97.2%
207
97.5%
232
96.9%
1275
Yes1.4%
1
4.7%
16
0.0%
0
3.8%
12
2.8%
6
2.5%
6
3.1%
41
TOTAL 100.0%
69
100.0%
340
100.0%
137
100.0%
319
100.0%
213
100.0%
238

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