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 fourth person you feel close to? (NE5W1) -- 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
0.4%
1
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.2%
2
Recorded name or initials92.9%
78
90.1%
366
90.0%
226
89.5%
205
92.9%
144
100.0%
27
90.8%
1046
No one close to7.1%
6
9.6%
39
10.0%
25
10.0%
23
7.1%
11
0.0%
0
9.0%
104
Missing37652619122161
TOTAL 100.0%
84
100.0%
406
100.0%
251
100.0%
229
100.0%
155
100.0%
27

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Political party

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

1
0.1%
1
Recorded name or initials90.1%
484
90.2%
185
92.9%
364

13
91.1%
1033
No one close to9.7%
52
9.8%
20
7.1%
28

4
8.8%
100
Missing8631380155
TOTAL 100.0%
537
100.0%
205
100.0%
392

18

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Gender

FemaleMaleTOTAL
Refused0.3%
2
0.0%
0
0.2%
2
Recorded name or initials91.5%
549
90.0%
497
90.8%
1046
No one close to8.2%
49
10.0%
55
9.0%
104
Missing8082162
TOTAL 100.0%
600
100.0%
552

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Race

White/Caucasian/AngloBlack/African AmericanHispanic/Latino(a)Asian/Asian AmericanNative AmericanTOTAL
Refused0.1%
1
0.8%
1
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.2%
2
Recorded name or initials91.0%
768
88.4%
107
89.3%
117
94.3%
50
100.0%
4
90.7%
1046
No one close to8.9%
75
10.7%
13
10.7%
14
5.7%
3
0.0%
0
9.1%
105
Missing723446101163
TOTAL 100.0%
844
100.0%
121
100.0%
131
100.0%
53
100.0%
4

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Religion

Black ProtestantEvangelical ProtestantMainline ProtestantCatholicOther faithNonaffiliatedTOTAL
Refused0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.5%
1
0.5%
1
0.2%
2
Recorded name or initials88.0%
44
94.1%
273
86.2%
112
89.1%
236
95.0%
189
87.6%
191
90.7%
1045
No one close to12.0%
6
5.9%
17
13.8%
18
10.9%
29
4.5%
9
11.9%
26
9.1%
105
Missing18507541419162
TOTAL 100.0%
50
100.0%
290
100.0%
130
100.0%
265
100.0%
199
100.0%
218

1152