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
We would like to add two names from your congregation - not including your parents, siblings, or children. Besides those already mentioned, what is the first name or initials of the person you are closest to at your congregation? (NE10W1) -- 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
1.0%
1
0.0%
0
0.1%
1
Recorded name or initials69.8%
37
77.3%
191
79.3%
119
71.6%
106
74.8%
77
50.0%
8
75.0%
538
No one close to30.2%
16
22.7%
56
20.7%
31
28.4%
42
24.3%
25
50.0%
8
24.8%
178
Missing682231271006414596
TOTAL 100.0%
53
100.0%
247
100.0%
150
100.0%
148
100.0%
103
100.0%
16

717



Political party

DemocratNeitherRepublicanMissingTOTAL
Refused0.3%
1
0.0%
0
0.0%
0

0
0.1%
1
Recorded name or initials72.8%
236
67.3%
70
79.2%
221

11
74.5%
527
No one close to26.9%
87
32.7%
34
20.8%
58

0
25.3%
179
Missing2991331510583
TOTAL 100.0%
324
100.0%
104
100.0%
279

11

707



Gender

FemaleMaleTOTAL
Refused0.0%
0
0.3%
1
0.1%
1
Recorded name or initials73.2%
295
77.4%
243
75.0%
538
No one close to26.8%
108
22.3%
70
24.8%
178
Missing277319596
TOTAL 100.0%
403
100.0%
314

717



Race

White/Caucasian/AngloBlack/African AmericanHispanic/Latino(a)Asian/Asian AmericanNative AmericanTOTAL
Refused0.0%
0
1.1%
1
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.1%
1
Recorded name or initials76.7%
395
76.7%
69
62.2%
51
71.9%
23
0.0%
0
74.8%
538
No one close to23.3%
120
22.2%
20
37.8%
31
28.1%
9
0.0%
0
25.0%
180
Missing4016595314596
TOTAL 100.0%
515
100.0%
90
100.0%
82
100.0%
32
100.0%
0

719



Religion

Black ProtestantEvangelical ProtestantMainline ProtestantCatholicOther faithNonaffiliatedTOTAL
Refused0.0%
0
0.5%
1
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.1%
1
Recorded name or initials71.1%
32
81.3%
178
77.0%
77
65.6%
124
80.0%
88
70.9%
39
74.9%
538
No one close to28.9%
13
18.3%
40
23.0%
23
34.4%
65
20.0%
22
29.1%
16
24.9%
179
Missing2412137131103182598
TOTAL 100.0%
45
100.0%
219
100.0%
100
100.0%
189
100.0%
110
100.0%
55

718