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 step child (HRSTEPW1) -- 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
No99.2%
121
94.3%
443
89.5%
248
97.2%
241
97.0%
162
96.7%
29
94.7%
1244
Yes0.8%
1
5.7%
27
10.5%
29
2.8%
7
3.0%
5
3.3%
1
5.3%
70
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
No94.7%
590
97.5%
231
92.6%
398

25
94.5%
1219
Yes5.3%
33
2.5%
6
7.4%
32

0
5.5%
71
TOTAL 100.0%
623
100.0%
237
100.0%
430

25

1290



Gender

FemaleMaleTOTAL
No99.0%
673
89.9%
570
94.6%
1243
Yes1.0%
7
10.1%
64
5.4%
71
TOTAL 100.0%
680
100.0%
634

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Race

White/Caucasian/AngloBlack/African AmericanHispanic/Latino(a)Asian/Asian AmericanNative AmericanTOTAL
No93.8%
859
96.8%
149
95.5%
169
100.0%
62
100.0%
4
94.7%
1243
Yes6.2%
57
3.2%
5
4.5%
8
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
5.3%
70
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
No95.7%
66
91.4%
310
97.1%
133
95.6%
305
95.3%
202
95.8%
227
94.7%
1243
Yes4.3%
3
8.6%
29
2.9%
4
4.4%
14
4.7%
10
4.2%
10
5.3%
70
TOTAL 100.0%
69
100.0%
339
100.0%
137
100.0%
319
100.0%
212
100.0%
237

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