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
Which are involved in political activities, such as attending political rallies or meetings, contacting elected officials, or participating in protests? Name 1 (NE_25_1)



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
Refused 0.0%
0
0.9%
1
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.3%
1
Don't know 15.1%
8
12.3%
13
13.5%
12
7.3%
4
25.0%
4
12.9%
41
1 84.9%
45
86.8%
92
86.5%
77
92.7%
51
75.0%
12
86.8%
277
Missing 503 642 665 356 126 2292
TOTAL 100.0%
53
100.0%
106
100.0%
89
100.0%
55
100.0%
16

319


Gender

Female Male TOTAL
Refused 0.0%
0
0.7%
1
0.3%
1
Don't know 12.3%
21
14.2%
21
13.2%
42
1 87.7%
150
85.1%
126
86.5%
276
Missing 1181 1111 2292
TOTAL 100.0%
171
100.0%
148

319


Political ideology

Very liberal Somewhat liberal Middle of the road Somewhat conservative Very conservative Haven't thought much about it Missing TOTAL
Refused 0.0%
0
0.0%
0
1.5%
1
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0

0
0.3%
1
Don't know 9.7%
3
9.7%
6
13.2%
9
13.9%
10
3.7%
1
22.4%
13

0
13.2%
42
1 90.3%
28
90.3%
56
85.3%
58
86.1%
62
96.3%
26
77.6%
45

1
86.5%
275
Missing 138 316 565 432 197 618 0 2266
TOTAL 100.0%
31
100.0%
62
100.0%
68
100.0%
72
100.0%
27
100.0%
58

1

318


Race

White Black Hispanic Asian Pacific Islander Other TOTAL
Refused 0.5%
1
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.3%
1
Don't know 12.3%
27
20.0%
9
9.7%
3
8.3%
1
0.0%
0
10.0%
1
12.9%
41
1 87.3%
192
80.0%
36
90.3%
28
91.7%
11
0.0%
0
90.0%
9
86.8%
276
Missing 1591 233 290 96 9 73 2292
TOTAL 100.0%
220
100.0%
45
100.0%
31
100.0%
12
100.0%
0
100.0%
10

318


Religion

Black Protestant Evangelical Protestant Mainline Protestant Catholic Unaffiliated Other TOTAL
Refused 0.0%
0
1.4%
1
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.3%
1
Don't know 14.3%
3
18.6%
13
14.3%
5
8.6%
8
12.7%
7
10.9%
5
12.8%
41
1 85.7%
18
80.0%
56
85.7%
30
91.4%
85
87.3%
48
89.1%
41
86.9%
278
Missing 126 624 328 600 356 258 2292
TOTAL 100.0%
21
100.0%
70
100.0%
35
100.0%
93
100.0%
55
100.0%
46

320


Region

Northeast Midwest South West TOTAL
Refused 0.0%
0
0.0%
0
1.0%
1
0.0%
0
0.3%
1
Don't know 13.0%
7
11.0%
8
16.5%
16
10.8%
10
12.9%
41
1 87.0%
47
89.0%
65
82.5%
80
89.2%
83
86.8%
275
Missing 386 548 783 575 2292
TOTAL 100.0%
54
100.0%
73
100.0%
97
100.0%
93

317


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
Refused 0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
1.5%
1
0.0%
0
0.0%
0

0
0.3%
1
Don't know 13.6%
3
15.2%
14
14.9%
11
10.4%
7
8.3%
4
7.7%
1

2
12.7%
40
1 86.4%
19
84.8%
78
85.1%
63
88.1%
59
91.7%
44
92.3%
12

0
87.0%
275
Missing 284 964 406 354 218 59 0 2285
TOTAL 100.0%
22
100.0%
92
100.0%
74
100.0%
67
100.0%
48
100.0%
13

2

316