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 spouse (HRSPOW1) -- 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
No52.1%
63
40.6%
191
42.2%
117
49.0%
122
35.3%
59
56.7%
17
43.3%
569
Yes47.9%
58
59.4%
280
57.8%
160
51.0%
127
64.7%
108
43.3%
13
56.7%
746
TOTAL 100.0%
121
100.0%
471
100.0%
277
100.0%
249
100.0%
167
100.0%
30

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Political party

DemocratNeitherRepublicanMissingTOTAL
No49.4%
308
56.5%
134
27.7%
119

8
43.5%
561
Yes50.6%
315
43.5%
103
72.3%
311

17
56.5%
729
TOTAL 100.0%
623
100.0%
237
100.0%
430

25

1290



Gender

FemaleMaleTOTAL
No48.0%
327
38.2%
242
43.3%
569
Yes52.0%
354
61.8%
392
56.7%
746
TOTAL 100.0%
681
100.0%
634

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Race

White/Caucasian/AngloBlack/African AmericanHispanic/Latino(a)Asian/Asian AmericanNative AmericanTOTAL
No38.6%
354
64.9%
100
47.8%
85
46.8%
29
25.0%
1
43.3%
569
Yes61.4%
562
35.1%
54
52.2%
93
53.2%
33
75.0%
3
56.7%
745
TOTAL 100.0%
916
100.0%
154
100.0%
178
100.0%
62
100.0%
4

1314



Religion

Black ProtestantEvangelical ProtestantMainline ProtestantCatholicOther faithNonaffiliatedTOTAL
No68.1%
47
33.8%
115
32.1%
44
44.1%
141
44.3%
94
54.2%
129
43.3%
570
Yes31.9%
22
66.2%
225
67.9%
93
55.9%
179
55.7%
118
45.8%
109
56.7%
746
TOTAL 100.0%
69
100.0%
340
100.0%
137
100.0%
320
100.0%
212
100.0%
238

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