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
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Variable Comparisons

[Age | Gender | Political Ideology | Race | Religious Tradition | Region | Education ]

Age

18 to 29 years old 30 to 44 years old 45 to 59 years old 60 to 74 years old 75 years and older TOTAL
Don't know 0.5%
2
0.2%
1
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.2%
3
1 99.5%
429
99.8%
537
100.0%
498
100.0%
212
100.0%
65
99.8%
1741
Missing 125 210 256 200 76 867
TOTAL 100.0%
431
100.0%
538
100.0%
498
100.0%
212
100.0%
65

1744


Gender

Female Male TOTAL
Don't know 0.0%
0
0.4%
3
0.2%
3
1 100.0%
961
99.6%
778
99.8%
1739
Missing 390 477 867
TOTAL 100.0%
961
100.0%
781

1742


Political ideology

Very liberal Somewhat liberal Middle of the road Somewhat conservative Very conservative Haven't thought much about it Missing TOTAL
Don't know 0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.7%
3

0
0.2%
3
1 100.0%
128
100.0%
266
100.0%
431
100.0%
344
100.0%
146
99.3%
414

12
99.8%
1729
Missing 41 113 201 161 79 259 0 854
TOTAL 100.0%
128
100.0%
266
100.0%
431
100.0%
344
100.0%
146
100.0%
417

12

1732


Race

White Black Hispanic Asian Pacific Islander Other TOTAL
Don't know 0.2%
3
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.2%
3
1 99.8%
1274
100.0%
184
100.0%
167
100.0%
60
100.0%
4
100.0%
50
99.8%
1739
Missing 534 94 154 49 5 32 868
TOTAL 100.0%
1277
100.0%
184
100.0%
167
100.0%
60
100.0%
4
100.0%
50

1742


Religion

Black Protestant Evangelical Protestant Mainline Protestant Catholic Unaffiliated Other TOTAL
Don't know 0.0%
0
0.2%
1
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.7%
2
0.0%
0
0.2%
3
1 100.0%
99
99.8%
454
100.0%
258
100.0%
449
99.3%
279
100.0%
200
99.8%
1739
Missing 48 239 104 244 129 103 867
TOTAL 100.0%
99
100.0%
455
100.0%
258
100.0%
449
100.0%
281
100.0%
200

1742


Region

Northeast Midwest South West TOTAL
Don't know 0.4%
1
0.0%
0
0.3%
2
0.0%
0
0.2%
3
1 99.6%
282
100.0%
405
99.7%
592
100.0%
459
99.8%
1738
Missing 157 216 286 209 868
TOTAL 100.0%
283
100.0%
405
100.0%
594
100.0%
459

1741


Education

No high school diploma GED or high school diploma Vocational/technical diploma or Associate's degree Bachelor's degree Graduate degree Other Missing TOTAL
Don't know 0.0%
0
0.1%
1
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0

2
0.1%
1
1 100.0%
154
99.9%
700
100.0%
327
100.0%
316
100.0%
197
100.0%
41

3
99.9%
1735
Missing 152 355 153 104 69 30 0 863
TOTAL 100.0%
154
100.0%
701
100.0%
327
100.0%
316
100.0%
197
100.0%
41

5

1736