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 in household over 50 years old (HR50W1) -- 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
042.6%
52
49.4%
232
54.2%
150
52.8%
131
49.1%
82
56.7%
17
50.5%
664
127.0%
33
27.7%
130
17.7%
49
21.4%
53
15.6%
26
13.3%
4
22.5%
295
230.3%
37
21.5%
101
27.8%
77
23.0%
57
35.3%
59
30.0%
9
25.9%
340
Three or more0.0%
0
1.5%
7
0.4%
1
2.8%
7
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
1.1%
15
TOTAL 100.0%
122
100.0%
470
100.0%
277
100.0%
248
100.0%
167
100.0%
30

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Political party

DemocratNeitherRepublicanMissingTOTAL
046.1%
287
58.6%
139
51.6%
222

16
50.2%
648
126.2%
163
23.2%
55
17.4%
75

2
22.7%
293
226.5%
165
17.3%
41
30.2%
130

4
26.0%
336
Three or more1.3%
8
0.8%
2
0.7%
3

2
1.0%
13
TOTAL 100.0%
623
100.0%
237
100.0%
430

24

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Gender

FemaleMaleTOTAL
050.3%
342
50.8%
322
50.5%
664
121.8%
148
23.2%
147
22.5%
295
226.6%
181
25.1%
159
25.9%
340
Three or more1.3%
9
0.9%
6
1.1%
15
TOTAL 100.0%
680
100.0%
634

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Race

White/Caucasian/AngloBlack/African AmericanHispanic/Latino(a)Asian/Asian AmericanNative AmericanTOTAL
048.3%
442
53.6%
82
63.5%
113
38.7%
24
75.0%
3
50.6%
664
121.6%
198
33.3%
51
19.7%
35
17.7%
11
0.0%
0
22.5%
295
229.1%
267
11.8%
18
16.3%
29
38.7%
24
25.0%
1
25.8%
339
Three or more1.0%
9
1.3%
2
0.6%
1
4.8%
3
0.0%
0
1.1%
15
TOTAL 100.0%
916
100.0%
153
100.0%
178
100.0%
62
100.0%
4

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Religion

Black ProtestantEvangelical ProtestantMainline ProtestantCatholicOther faithNonaffiliatedTOTAL
046.4%
32
52.8%
179
35.8%
49
48.0%
153
54.2%
115
56.7%
135
50.5%
663
142.0%
29
19.8%
67
19.0%
26
23.8%
76
20.3%
43
23.1%
55
22.5%
296
211.6%
8
25.1%
85
43.8%
60
27.3%
87
24.5%
52
20.2%
48
25.9%
340
Three or more0.0%
0
2.4%
8
1.5%
2
0.9%
3
0.9%
2
0.0%
0
1.1%
15
TOTAL 100.0%
69
100.0%
339
100.0%
137
100.0%
319
100.0%
212
100.0%
238

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