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
And who are you next closest to at your congregation? (NE11W1) -- 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
Recorded name or initials100.0%
36
92.1%
176
90.8%
108
93.4%
99
88.5%
69
100.0%
8
92.2%
496
No one close to0.0%
0
7.9%
15
9.2%
11
6.6%
7
11.5%
9
0.0%
0
7.8%
42
Missing852791581429022776
TOTAL 100.0%
36
100.0%
191
100.0%
119
100.0%
106
100.0%
78
100.0%
8

538



Political party

DemocratNeitherRepublicanMissingTOTAL
Recorded name or initials90.7%
214
97.1%
67
92.3%
204

10
92.2%
485
No one close to9.3%
22
2.9%
2
7.7%
17

2
7.8%
41
Missing3871672090763
TOTAL 100.0%
236
100.0%
69
100.0%
221

12

526



Gender

FemaleMaleTOTAL
Recorded name or initials92.2%
271
92.2%
224
92.2%
495
No one close to7.8%
23
7.8%
19
7.8%
42
Missing386390776
TOTAL 100.0%
294
100.0%
243

537



Race

White/Caucasian/AngloBlack/African AmericanHispanic/Latino(a)Asian/Asian AmericanNative AmericanTOTAL
Recorded name or initials90.9%
359
97.1%
67
92.2%
47
91.3%
21
0.0%
0
91.8%
494
No one close to9.1%
36
2.9%
2
7.8%
4
8.7%
2
0.0%
0
8.2%
44
Missing52185126394775
TOTAL 100.0%
395
100.0%
69
100.0%
51
100.0%
23
100.0%
0

538



Religion

Black ProtestantEvangelical ProtestantMainline ProtestantCatholicOther faithNonaffiliatedTOTAL
Recorded name or initials97.0%
32
96.1%
171
96.1%
74
84.7%
105
92.0%
80
87.2%
34
92.2%
496
No one close to3.0%
1
3.9%
7
3.9%
3
15.3%
19
8.0%
7
12.8%
5
7.8%
42
Missing3616260195124198775
TOTAL 100.0%
33
100.0%
178
100.0%
77
100.0%
124
100.0%
87
100.0%
39

538