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 third person you feel close to? (NE4W1) -- 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
0.2%
1
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.1%
1
Recorded name or initials88.5%
85
94.8%
405
97.7%
251
95.8%
229
97.5%
155
96.4%
27
95.5%
1152
No one close to11.5%
11
4.9%
21
2.3%
6
4.2%
10
2.5%
4
3.6%
1
4.4%
53
Missing2643201081108
TOTAL 100.0%
96
100.0%
427
100.0%
257
100.0%
239
100.0%
159
100.0%
28

1206



Political party

DemocratNeitherRepublicanMissingTOTAL
Refused0.2%
1
0.0%
0
0.0%
0

0
0.1%
1
Recorded name or initials95.2%
537
94.5%
205
96.1%
392

17
95.4%
1134
No one close to4.6%
26
5.5%
12
3.9%
16

0
4.5%
54
Missing5919220100
TOTAL 100.0%
564
100.0%
217
100.0%
408

17

1189



Gender

FemaleMaleTOTAL
Refused0.0%
0
0.2%
1
0.1%
1
Recorded name or initials95.4%
600
95.5%
552
95.4%
1152
No one close to4.6%
29
4.3%
25
4.5%
54
Missing5256108
TOTAL 100.0%
629
100.0%
578

1207



Race

White/Caucasian/AngloBlack/African AmericanHispanic/Latino(a)Asian/Asian AmericanNative AmericanTOTAL
Refused0.0%
0
0.7%
1
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.1%
1
Recorded name or initials96.5%
844
88.9%
120
94.9%
131
96.4%
53
100.0%
4
95.4%
1152
No one close to3.5%
31
10.4%
14
5.1%
7
3.6%
2
0.0%
0
4.5%
54
Missing41193971107
TOTAL 100.0%
875
100.0%
135
100.0%
138
100.0%
55
100.0%
4

1207



Religion

Black ProtestantEvangelical ProtestantMainline ProtestantCatholicOther faithNonaffiliatedTOTAL
Refused1.7%
1
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.1%
1
Recorded name or initials87.9%
51
94.2%
290
97.7%
130
97.1%
265
95.2%
198
96.0%
218
95.4%
1152
No one close to10.3%
6
5.8%
18
2.3%
3
2.9%
8
4.8%
10
4.0%
9
4.5%
54
Missing1231446411108
TOTAL 100.0%
58
100.0%
308
100.0%
133
100.0%
273
100.0%
208
100.0%
227

1207