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
Is there a second person you feel close to? And now the first name or initials of the next closest person. (NE3W1) -- 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
Refused0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.6%
1
0.0%
0
0.1%
1
Recorded name or initials94.1%
96
96.4%
427
98.8%
257
99.6%
238
98.8%
159
96.7%
29
97.7%
1206
No one close to5.9%
6
3.6%
16
1.2%
3
0.4%
1
0.6%
1
3.3%
1
2.3%
28
Missing19271787078
TOTAL 100.0%
102
100.0%
443
100.0%
260
100.0%
239
100.0%
161
100.0%
30

1235



Political party

DemocratNeitherRepublicanMissingTOTAL
Refused0.0%
0
0.4%
1
0.0%
0

0
0.1%
1
Recorded name or initials97.1%
564
96.9%
218
99.3%
408

17
97.8%
1190
No one close to2.9%
17
2.7%
6
0.7%
3

1
2.1%
26
Missing421119072
TOTAL 100.0%
581
100.0%
225
100.0%
411

18

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Gender

FemaleMaleTOTAL
Refused0.0%
0
0.2%
1
0.1%
1
Recorded name or initials97.2%
629
98.1%
578
97.7%
1207
No one close to2.8%
18
1.7%
10
2.3%
28
Missing344579
TOTAL 100.0%
647
100.0%
589

1236



Race

White/Caucasian/AngloBlack/African AmericanHispanic/Latino(a)Asian/Asian AmericanNative AmericanTOTAL
Refused0.1%
1
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.1%
1
Recorded name or initials98.8%
875
94.4%
135
93.9%
138
98.2%
55
100.0%
4
97.7%
1207
No one close to1.1%
10
5.6%
8
6.1%
9
1.8%
1
0.0%
0
2.3%
28
Missing3110316179
TOTAL 100.0%
886
100.0%
143
100.0%
147
100.0%
56
100.0%
4

1236



Religion

Black ProtestantEvangelical ProtestantMainline ProtestantCatholicOther faithNonaffiliatedTOTAL
Refused0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.4%
1
0.1%
1
Recorded name or initials91.9%
57
97.8%
308
100.0%
133
96.8%
273
100.0%
208
96.6%
227
97.7%
1206
No one close to8.1%
5
2.2%
7
0.0%
0
3.2%
9
0.0%
0
3.0%
7
2.3%
28
Missing6254363377
TOTAL 100.0%
62
100.0%
315
100.0%
133
100.0%
282
100.0%
208
100.0%
235

1235