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
[IF NE_6=1,2,3,4,7 OR DK/RF, SKIP TO NE_7. ELSE GO TO NE_8. FILL ANSWER TO CI_1 IF CI_1=1-3 OR 5-11; IF CI_4=1 FILL 'Catholic'; If CI_1=4 FILL 'Catholic'; IF CI_1=1, FILL'Christian (Non-Catholic)'; IF CI_1=2, FILL 'Muslim'; IF CI_1=3, FILL 'Jewish'; IF CI_1=5 FILL 'Latter Day Saint/Mormon'; IF CI_1=6, FILL 'Buddhist'; IF CI_1=7, FILL 'Hindu'; IF CI_1=8 FILL 'Agnostic'; IF CI_1=9 FILL 'Atheist'; IF CI_1=10 FILL 'Spiritual, but not committed to a particular faith,' IF CI_11 FILL 'do not give religious things much thought,' If CI_1=12, fill text of other.] Which of the following people share your religious faith? Name 1 (NE_7_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
0.5%
1
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.1%
1
1 100.0%
118
99.5%
200
100.0%
260
100.0%
145
100.0%
60
99.9%
783
Missing 437 546 494 267 81 1825
TOTAL 100.0%
118
100.0%
201
100.0%
260
100.0%
145
100.0%
60

784


Gender

Female Male TOTAL
Refused 0.0%
0
0.3%
1
0.1%
1
1 100.0%
493
99.7%
291
99.9%
784
Missing 859 966 1825
TOTAL 100.0%
493
100.0%
292

785


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
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.6%
1

0
0.1%
1
1 100.0%
23
100.0%
108
100.0%
188
100.0%
200
100.0%
103
99.4%
156

6
99.9%
778
Missing 145 270 444 304 122 519 0 1804
TOTAL 100.0%
23
100.0%
108
100.0%
188
100.0%
200
100.0%
103
100.0%
157

6

779


Race

White Black Hispanic Asian Pacific Islander Other TOTAL
Refused 0.2%
1
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.1%
1
1 99.8%
579
100.0%
94
100.0%
59
100.0%
29
100.0%
5
100.0%
18
99.9%
784
Missing 1231 184 262 79 4 65 1825
TOTAL 100.0%
580
100.0%
94
100.0%
59
100.0%
29
100.0%
5
100.0%
18

785


Religion

Black Protestant Evangelical Protestant Mainline Protestant Catholic Unaffiliated Other TOTAL
Refused 0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.7%
1
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.1%
1
1 100.0%
58
100.0%
297
99.3%
152
100.0%
195
100.0%
13
100.0%
70
99.9%
785
Missing 89 397 209 498 397 234 1824
TOTAL 100.0%
58
100.0%
297
100.0%
153
100.0%
195
100.0%
13
100.0%
70

786


Region

Northeast Midwest South West TOTAL
Refused 0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.3%
1
0.0%
0
0.1%
1
1 100.0%
155
100.0%
179
99.7%
304
100.0%
146
99.9%
784
Missing 285 442 576 522 1825
TOTAL 100.0%
155
100.0%
179
100.0%
305
100.0%
146

785


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
0.3%
1
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0

0
0.1%
1
1 100.0%
38
99.7%
323
100.0%
142
100.0%
155
100.0%
105
100.0%
18

3
99.9%
781
Missing 268 732 337 265 162 53 0 1817
TOTAL 100.0%
38
100.0%
324
100.0%
142
100.0%
155
100.0%
105
100.0%
18

3

782