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 sibling (HRSIBW1) -- 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
No96.7%
117
86.6%
407
93.9%
260
86.3%
214
98.2%
164
83.3%
25
90.4%
1187
Yes3.3%
4
13.4%
63
6.1%
17
13.7%
34
1.8%
3
16.7%
5
9.6%
126
TOTAL 100.0%
121
100.0%
470
100.0%
277
100.0%
248
100.0%
167
100.0%
30

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Political party

DemocratNeitherRepublicanMissingTOTAL
No90.9%
566
80.6%
191
96.5%
415

17
90.9%
1172
Yes9.1%
57
19.4%
46
3.5%
15

7
9.1%
118
TOTAL 100.0%
623
100.0%
237
100.0%
430

24

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Gender

FemaleMaleTOTAL
No89.9%
612
91.0%
577
90.4%
1189
Yes10.1%
69
9.0%
57
9.6%
126
TOTAL 100.0%
681
100.0%
634

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Race

White/Caucasian/AngloBlack/African AmericanHispanic/Latino(a)Asian/Asian AmericanNative AmericanTOTAL
No93.3%
855
85.7%
132
79.7%
141
90.3%
56
100.0%
4
90.5%
1188
Yes6.7%
61
14.3%
22
20.3%
36
9.7%
6
0.0%
0
9.5%
125
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
No91.2%
62
91.7%
311
99.3%
136
89.0%
284
87.7%
186
88.2%
209
90.5%
1188
Yes8.8%
6
8.3%
28
0.7%
1
11.0%
35
12.3%
26
11.8%
28
9.5%
124
TOTAL 100.0%
68
100.0%
339
100.0%
137
100.0%
319
100.0%
212
100.0%
237

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