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 parent (HRPARW1) -- 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
No91.0%
111
84.3%
396
89.2%
247
77.4%
192
95.8%
160
76.7%
23
85.9%
1129
Yes9.0%
11
15.7%
74
10.8%
30
22.6%
56
4.2%
7
23.3%
7
14.1%
185
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
No83.1%
518
78.5%
186
93.7%
403

22
85.8%
1107
Yes16.9%
105
21.5%
51
6.3%
27

2
14.2%
183
TOTAL 100.0%
623
100.0%
237
100.0%
430

24

1290



Gender

FemaleMaleTOTAL
No86.2%
586
85.6%
542
85.9%
1128
Yes13.8%
94
14.4%
91
14.1%
185
TOTAL 100.0%
680
100.0%
633

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Race

White/Caucasian/AngloBlack/African AmericanHispanic/Latino(a)Asian/Asian AmericanNative AmericanTOTAL
No89.1%
816
84.4%
130
76.3%
135
69.4%
43
100.0%
4
85.9%
1128
Yes10.9%
100
15.6%
24
23.7%
42
30.6%
19
0.0%
0
14.1%
185
TOTAL 100.0%
916
100.0%
154
100.0%
177
100.0%
62
100.0%
4

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Religion

Black ProtestantEvangelical ProtestantMainline ProtestantCatholicOther faithNonaffiliatedTOTAL
No88.2%
60
88.5%
300
94.2%
129
87.2%
279
77.8%
165
82.4%
196
85.9%
1129
Yes11.8%
8
11.5%
39
5.8%
8
12.8%
41
22.2%
47
17.6%
42
14.1%
185
TOTAL 100.0%
68
100.0%
339
100.0%
137
100.0%
320
100.0%
212
100.0%
238

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