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
Number of males in household (HR_MALE)



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
0 8.8%
49
5.1%
38
10.9%
82
14.8%
61
29.1%
41
10.4%
271
1 35.8%
199
37.6%
281
53.1%
400
64.7%
266
62.4%
88
47.3%
1234
2 30.9%
172
33.3%
249
24.7%
186
16.8%
69
2.8%
4
26.1%
680
3 17.3%
96
17.2%
129
7.8%
59
2.7%
11
0.0%
0
11.3%
295
4 4.5%
25
4.5%
34
3.1%
23
0.7%
3
0.0%
0
3.3%
85
5 2.3%
13
0.8%
6
0.3%
2
0.2%
1
0.0%
0
0.8%
22
6 or more 0.4%
2
1.5%
11
0.1%
1
0.0%
0
5.7%
8
0.8%
22
TOTAL 100.0%
556
100.0%
748
100.0%
753
100.0%
411
100.0%
141

2609


Gender

Female Male TOTAL
0 20.0%
271
0.0%
0
10.4%
271
1 44.0%
595
50.8%
640
47.3%
1235
2 22.3%
301
30.2%
380
26.1%
681
3 8.8%
119
14.0%
176
11.3%
295
4 3.4%
46
3.1%
39
3.3%
85
5 0.7%
10
1.0%
12
0.8%
22
6 or more 0.7%
10
1.0%
12
0.8%
22
TOTAL 100.0%
1352
100.0%
1259

2611


Political ideology

Very liberal Somewhat liberal Middle of the road Somewhat conservative Very conservative Haven't thought much about it Missing TOTAL
0 15.4%
26
12.4%
47
9.2%
58
8.5%
43
10.7%
24
10.2%
69

5
10.3%
267
1 43.2%
73
49.6%
188
49.5%
313
50.3%
253
50.9%
114
41.6%
281

11
47.3%
1222
2 26.0%
44
24.8%
94
25.0%
158
25.0%
126
25.4%
57
29.1%
197

4
26.2%
676
3 11.2%
19
11.1%
42
11.6%
73
11.9%
60
7.1%
16
12.3%
83

2
11.3%
293
4 2.4%
4
2.1%
8
3.0%
19
2.8%
14
4.5%
10
4.1%
28

2
3.2%
83
5 1.8%
3
0.0%
0
0.3%
2
1.2%
6
1.3%
3
0.9%
6

2
0.8%
20
6 or more 0.0%
0
0.0%
0
1.4%
9
0.2%
1
0.0%
0
1.8%
12

0
0.9%
22
TOTAL 100.0%
169
100.0%
379
100.0%
632
100.0%
503
100.0%
224
100.0%
676

26

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Race

White Black Hispanic Asian Pacific Islander Other TOTAL
0 10.5%
191
17.7%
49
6.9%
22
1.9%
2
22.2%
2
7.2%
6
10.4%
272
1 51.6%
935
38.6%
107
29.6%
95
59.3%
64
11.1%
1
39.8%
33
47.3%
1235
2 25.0%
452
25.3%
70
31.2%
100
26.9%
29
0.0%
0
33.7%
28
26.0%
679
3 9.7%
175
12.3%
34
20.2%
65
8.3%
9
55.6%
5
9.6%
8
11.3%
296
4 2.0%
36
3.6%
10
9.0%
29
3.7%
4
11.1%
1
4.8%
4
3.2%
84
5 0.5%
9
1.4%
4
2.2%
7
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
2.4%
2
0.8%
22
6 or more 0.7%
13
1.1%
3
0.9%
3
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
2.4%
2
0.8%
21
TOTAL 100.0%
1811
100.0%
277
100.0%
321
100.0%
108
100.0%
9
100.0%
83

2609


Religion

Black Protestant Evangelical Protestant Mainline Protestant Catholic Unaffiliated Other TOTAL
0 17.0%
25
11.0%
76
9.9%
36
10.1%
70
9.0%
37
8.9%
27
10.4%
271
1 42.2%
62
49.9%
346
56.7%
206
42.3%
293
42.1%
173
51.0%
155
47.3%
1235
2 25.2%
37
23.5%
163
22.0%
80
28.5%
197
28.7%
118
28.3%
86
26.1%
681
3 11.6%
17
12.7%
88
8.0%
29
11.3%
78
14.6%
60
7.2%
22
11.3%
294
4 2.7%
4
2.2%
15
1.9%
7
4.8%
33
3.9%
16
3.6%
11
3.3%
86
5 0.7%
1
0.4%
3
1.1%
4
1.2%
8
0.7%
3
1.0%
3
0.8%
22
6 or more 0.7%
1
0.4%
3
0.3%
1
1.9%
13
1.0%
4
0.0%
0
0.8%
22
TOTAL 100.0%
147
100.0%
694
100.0%
363
100.0%
692
100.0%
411
100.0%
304

2611


Region

Northeast Midwest South West TOTAL
0 13.9%
61
11.4%
71
9.4%
83
8.5%
57
10.4%
272
1 48.3%
212
49.0%
304
48.4%
426
43.8%
293
47.3%
1235
2 26.0%
114
23.7%
147
27.1%
239
27.1%
181
26.1%
681
3 9.8%
43
11.8%
73
10.8%
95
12.4%
83
11.3%
294
4 1.4%
6
2.4%
15
3.3%
29
5.1%
34
3.2%
84
5 0.5%
2
0.6%
4
0.8%
7
1.2%
8
0.8%
21
6 or more 0.2%
1
1.1%
7
0.2%
2
1.9%
13
0.9%
23
TOTAL 100.0%
439
100.0%
621
100.0%
881
100.0%
669

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
0 12.1%
37
9.9%
105
9.6%
46
11.0%
46
9.0%
24
15.5%
11

2
10.4%
269
1 38.7%
118
44.7%
472
45.9%
220
54.3%
228
59.8%
159
45.1%
32

5
47.3%
1229
2 23.0%
70
28.8%
304
28.8%
138
21.4%
90
22.9%
61
23.9%
17

0
26.2%
680
3 18.4%
56
11.7%
124
11.5%
55
9.8%
41
6.8%
18
0.0%
0

1
11.3%
294
4 5.6%
17
2.9%
31
3.5%
17
2.9%
12
1.5%
4
4.2%
3

0
3.2%
84
5 1.3%
4
1.1%
12
0.6%
3
0.2%
1
0.0%
0
0.0%
0

2
0.8%
20
6 or more 1.0%
3
0.9%
9
0.0%
0
0.5%
2
0.0%
0
11.3%
8

0
0.8%
22
TOTAL 100.0%
305
100.0%
1057
100.0%
479
100.0%
420
100.0%
266
100.0%
71

10

2598