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 roommate (HR_RMMTE)



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 87.2%
485
97.3%
728
97.9%
738
99.0%
407
93.6%
132
95.4%
2490
Yes 12.8%
71
2.7%
20
2.1%
16
1.0%
4
6.4%
9
4.6%
120
TOTAL 100.0%
556
100.0%
748
100.0%
754
100.0%
411
100.0%
141

2610


Gender

Female Male TOTAL
No 95.9%
1296
94.8%
1194
95.4%
2490
Yes 4.1%
55
5.2%
65
4.6%
120
TOTAL 100.0%
1351
100.0%
1259

2610


Political ideology

Very liberal Somewhat liberal Middle of the road Somewhat conservative Very conservative Haven't thought much about it Missing TOTAL
No 89.9%
152
94.4%
357
95.6%
604
96.2%
485
97.3%
218
96.2%
650

23
95.5%
2466
Yes 10.1%
17
5.6%
21
4.4%
28
3.8%
19
2.7%
6
3.8%
26

3
4.5%
117
TOTAL 100.0%
169
100.0%
378
100.0%
632
100.0%
504
100.0%
224
100.0%
676

26

2583


Race

White Black Hispanic Asian Pacific Islander Other TOTAL
No 95.0%
1720
97.5%
271
97.2%
312
95.4%
104
66.7%
6
92.8%
77
95.4%
2490
Yes 5.0%
91
2.5%
7
2.8%
9
4.6%
5
33.3%
3
7.2%
6
4.6%
121
TOTAL 100.0%
1811
100.0%
278
100.0%
321
100.0%
109
100.0%
9
100.0%
83

2611


Religion

Black Protestant Evangelical Protestant Mainline Protestant Catholic Unaffiliated Other TOTAL
No 98.0%
144
97.0%
673
96.7%
350
95.0%
659
91.5%
375
95.1%
289
95.4%
2490
Yes 2.0%
3
3.0%
21
3.3%
12
5.0%
35
8.5%
35
4.9%
15
4.6%
121
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 98.2%
432
96.9%
602
96.1%
847
91.2%
609
95.4%
2490
Yes 1.8%
8
3.1%
19
3.9%
34
8.8%
59
4.6%
120
TOTAL 100.0%
440
100.0%
621
100.0%
881
100.0%
668

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
No 97.4%
297
94.6%
999
96.7%
464
94.3%
396
98.1%
262
88.7%
63

8
95.5%
2481
Yes 2.6%
8
5.4%
57
3.3%
16
5.7%
24
1.9%
5
11.3%
8

2
4.5%
118
TOTAL 100.0%
305
100.0%
1056
100.0%
480
100.0%
420
100.0%
267
100.0%
71

10

2599