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 (HR_OTHRL)



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 92.4%
514
94.5%
707
98.5%
743
98.1%
404
98.6%
139
96.0%
2507
Yes 7.6%
42
5.5%
41
1.5%
11
1.9%
8
1.4%
2
4.0%
104
TOTAL 100.0%
556
100.0%
748
100.0%
754
100.0%
412
100.0%
141

2611


Gender

Female Male TOTAL
No 95.9%
1296
96.3%
1211
96.1%
2507
Yes 4.1%
55
3.7%
47
3.9%
102
TOTAL 100.0%
1351
100.0%
1258

2609


Political ideology

Very liberal Somewhat liberal Middle of the road Somewhat conservative Very conservative Haven't thought much about it Missing TOTAL
No 97.0%
164
98.7%
374
96.8%
612
96.4%
487
99.1%
223
92.5%
625

24
96.1%
2485
Yes 3.0%
5
1.3%
5
3.2%
20
3.6%
18
0.9%
2
7.5%
51

2
3.9%
101
TOTAL 100.0%
169
100.0%
379
100.0%
632
100.0%
505
100.0%
225
100.0%
676

26

2586


Race

White Black Hispanic Asian Pacific Islander Other TOTAL
No 98.2%
1779
91.7%
255
87.9%
282
96.3%
104
100.0%
9
92.8%
77
96.0%
2506
Yes 1.8%
32
8.3%
23
12.1%
39
3.7%
4
0.0%
0
7.2%
6
4.0%
104
TOTAL 100.0%
1811
100.0%
278
100.0%
321
100.0%
108
100.0%
9
100.0%
83

2610


Religion

Black Protestant Evangelical Protestant Mainline Protestant Catholic Unaffiliated Other TOTAL
No 93.9%
138
97.4%
676
99.2%
359
93.8%
651
95.6%
392
96.1%
292
96.1%
2508
Yes 6.1%
9
2.6%
18
0.8%
3
6.2%
43
4.4%
18
3.9%
12
3.9%
103
TOTAL 100.0%
147
100.0%
694
100.0%
362
100.0%
694
100.0%
410
100.0%
304

2611


Region

Northeast Midwest South West TOTAL
No 98.6%
434
95.5%
592
95.3%
839
96.0%
641
96.1%
2506
Yes 1.4%
6
4.5%
28
4.7%
41
4.0%
27
3.9%
102
TOTAL 100.0%
440
100.0%
620
100.0%
880
100.0%
668

2608


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 91.8%
281
95.5%
1008
96.7%
464
97.6%
411
99.3%
265
97.2%
69

10
96.0%
2498
Yes 8.2%
25
4.5%
48
3.3%
16
2.4%
10
0.7%
2
2.8%
2

0
4.0%
103
TOTAL 100.0%
306
100.0%
1056
100.0%
480
100.0%
421
100.0%
267
100.0%
71

10

2601