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 leaders or actively involved in a congregation beyond attending religious services? (That is, which are clergy or deacons, do volunteer work, attend committee meetings, help organize events, teach Sunday school, etc.?) Name 1 (NE_33_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
1.5%
2
1.3%
2
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.8%
4
Don't know 5.7%
5
3.0%
4
5.7%
9
5.7%
5
2.9%
1
4.8%
24
1 94.3%
82
95.5%
127
93.1%
148
94.3%
82
97.1%
34
94.4%
473
Missing 468 614 596 325 106 2109
TOTAL 100.0%
87
100.0%
133
100.0%
159
100.0%
87
100.0%
35

501


Gender

Female Male TOTAL
Refused 0.7%
2
0.9%
2
0.8%
4
Don't know 2.6%
7
7.0%
16
4.6%
23
1 96.7%
261
92.2%
212
94.6%
473
Missing 1081 1028 2109
TOTAL 100.0%
270
100.0%
230

500


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
1.3%
1
0.9%
1
1.7%
2
0.0%
0
0.0%
0

0
0.8%
4
Don't know 0.0%
0
6.3%
5
6.3%
7
1.7%
2
0.0%
0
8.7%
9

0
4.6%
23
1 100.0%
19
92.4%
73
92.9%
104
96.7%
116
100.0%
63
91.3%
95

3
94.6%
470
Missing 150 300 519 385 161 573 0 2088
TOTAL 100.0%
19
100.0%
79
100.0%
112
100.0%
120
100.0%
63
100.0%
104

3

497


Race

White Black Hispanic Asian Pacific Islander Other TOTAL
Refused 0.5%
2
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
7.7%
1
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.6%
3
Don't know 4.1%
15
3.3%
2
7.0%
3
7.7%
1
0.0%
0
16.7%
2
4.6%
23
1 95.4%
353
96.7%
59
93.0%
40
84.6%
11
0.0%
0
83.3%
10
94.8%
473
Missing 1441 216 278 96 9 70 2110
TOTAL 100.0%
370
100.0%
61
100.0%
43
100.0%
13
100.0%
0
100.0%
12

499


Religion

Black Protestant Evangelical Protestant Mainline Protestant Catholic Unaffiliated Other TOTAL
Refused 0.0%
0
1.1%
2
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
2.0%
1
0.0%
0
0.6%
3
Don't know 3.1%
1
1.7%
3
3.0%
2
7.4%
9
16.3%
8
0.0%
0
4.6%
23
1 96.9%
31
97.2%
174
97.0%
64
92.6%
113
81.6%
40
100.0%
50
94.8%
472
Missing 115 514 296 571 361 254 2111
TOTAL 100.0%
32
100.0%
179
100.0%
66
100.0%
122
100.0%
49
100.0%
50

498


Region

Northeast Midwest South West TOTAL
Refused 1.3%
1
0.0%
0
0.5%
1
1.9%
2
0.8%
4
Don't know 3.9%
3
4.7%
6
3.7%
7
6.7%
7
4.6%
23
1 94.7%
72
95.3%
123
95.8%
182
91.4%
96
94.6%
473
Missing 364 492 691 564 2111
TOTAL 100.0%
76
100.0%
129
100.0%
190
100.0%
105

500


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
1.9%
2
1.1%
1
1.5%
1
0.0%
0

0
0.8%
4
Don't know 8.8%
3
3.6%
7
3.8%
4
6.7%
6
1.5%
1
0.0%
0

2
4.2%
21
1 91.2%
31
96.4%
190
94.3%
99
92.1%
82
97.0%
64
100.0%
7

1
95.0%
473
Missing 271 859 375 332 200 64 0 2101
TOTAL 100.0%
34
100.0%
197
100.0%
105
100.0%
89
100.0%
66
100.0%
7

3

498