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
About how many times in the past 12 months have you socialized with coworkers outside of work? (SA_COW1) -- 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
Dont know0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.4%
1
0.4%
1
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.2%
2
Never62.0%
75
41.1%
193
34.9%
97
33.5%
83
21.8%
36
37.9%
11
37.8%
495
Once5.8%
7
4.3%
20
0.7%
2
3.6%
9
6.7%
11
17.2%
5
4.1%
54
Two-four times11.6%
14
14.7%
69
15.5%
43
12.1%
30
11.5%
19
13.8%
4
13.7%
179
Five-nine times2.5%
3
10.2%
48
11.2%
31
13.3%
33
17.0%
28
3.4%
1
11.0%
144
Once a month8.3%
10
8.7%
41
12.2%
34
18.1%
45
18.8%
31
10.3%
3
12.5%
164
Twice a month1.7%
2
10.6%
50
14.0%
39
10.1%
25
14.5%
24
3.4%
1
10.8%
141
Once a week4.1%
5
6.0%
28
4.3%
12
3.6%
9
2.4%
4
10.3%
3
4.7%
61
More than once a week4.1%
5
4.5%
21
6.8%
19
5.2%
13
7.3%
12
3.4%
1
5.4%
71
Missing0010102
TOTAL 100.0%
121
100.0%
470
100.0%
278
100.0%
248
100.0%
165
100.0%
29

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Political party

DemocratNeitherRepublicanMissingTOTAL
Dont know0.2%
1
0.0%
0
0.2%
1

0
0.2%
2
Never38.9%
243
38.8%
92
34.9%
150

11
37.6%
485
Once4.2%
26
6.8%
16
2.8%
12

0
4.2%
54
Two-four times14.1%
88
13.9%
33
12.8%
55

4
13.6%
176
Five-nine times10.6%
66
12.2%
29
11.4%
49

0
11.2%
144
Once a month12.2%
76
11.4%
27
13.5%
58

4
12.5%
161
Twice a month8.0%
50
8.0%
19
16.0%
69

3
10.7%
138
Once a week5.6%
35
1.7%
4
5.3%
23

0
4.8%
62
More than once a week6.3%
39
7.2%
17
3.0%
13

2
5.3%
69
Missing01102
TOTAL 100.0%
624
100.0%
237
100.0%
430

24

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Gender

FemaleMaleTOTAL
Dont know0.1%
1
0.2%
1
0.2%
2
Never42.9%
291
32.5%
205
37.9%
496
Once4.0%
27
4.3%
27
4.1%
54
Two-four times13.8%
94
13.5%
85
13.7%
179
Five-nine times11.0%
75
10.9%
69
11.0%
144
Once a month11.9%
81
13.2%
83
12.5%
164
Twice a month8.8%
60
12.7%
80
10.7%
140
Once a week3.5%
24
5.9%
37
4.7%
61
More than once a week3.8%
26
7.0%
44
5.3%
70
Missing112
TOTAL 100.0%
679
100.0%
631

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Race

White/Caucasian/AngloBlack/African AmericanHispanic/Latino(a)Asian/Asian AmericanNative AmericanTOTAL
Dont know0.1%
1
0.6%
1
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.2%
2
Never34.6%
317
47.4%
74
42.5%
76
42.9%
27
50.0%
2
37.6%
496
Once3.7%
34
6.4%
10
5.6%
10
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
4.1%
54
Two-four times14.3%
131
12.2%
19
15.1%
27
4.8%
3
0.0%
0
13.7%
180
Five-nine times12.2%
112
7.7%
12
7.3%
13
11.1%
7
50.0%
2
11.1%
146
Once a month13.8%
126
7.1%
11
11.7%
21
11.1%
7
0.0%
0
12.5%
165
Twice a month11.7%
107
9.6%
15
7.8%
14
9.5%
6
0.0%
0
10.8%
142
Once a week4.9%
45
2.6%
4
6.7%
12
1.6%
1
0.0%
0
4.7%
62
More than once a week4.7%
43
6.4%
10
3.4%
6
19.0%
12
0.0%
0
5.4%
71
Missing100012
TOTAL 100.0%
916
100.0%
156
100.0%
179
100.0%
63
100.0%
4

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Religion

Black ProtestantEvangelical ProtestantMainline ProtestantCatholicOther faithNonaffiliatedTOTAL
Dont know0.0%
0
0.6%
2
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.2%
2
Never44.9%
31
40.6%
138
31.4%
43
36.4%
116
37.3%
79
37.7%
89
37.8%
496
Once7.2%
5
2.9%
10
8.8%
12
4.7%
15
2.4%
5
3.4%
8
4.2%
55
Two-four times10.1%
7
11.8%
40
18.2%
25
16.3%
52
13.7%
29
11.0%
26
13.6%
179
Five-nine times10.1%
7
9.4%
32
10.2%
14
11.6%
37
11.8%
25
11.9%
28
10.9%
143
Once a month8.7%
6
12.1%
41
16.1%
22
12.2%
39
13.2%
28
12.3%
29
12.6%
165
Twice a month13.0%
9
10.6%
36
11.7%
16
7.8%
25
14.2%
30
10.6%
25
10.7%
141
Once a week1.4%
1
6.5%
22
0.7%
1
5.3%
17
3.8%
8
5.5%
13
4.7%
62
More than once a week4.3%
3
5.6%
19
2.9%
4
5.6%
18
3.8%
8
7.6%
18
5.3%
70
Missing0000011
TOTAL 100.0%
69
100.0%
340
100.0%
137
100.0%
319
100.0%
212
100.0%
236

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