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 twelve months have you socialized with coworkers outside of work? (SA_COWRK)



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 0.4%
2
0.1%
1
0.3%
2
1.0%
4
0.7%
1
0.4%
10
Never 28.4%
158
29.4%
219
35.5%
268
61.9%
255
77.7%
108
38.6%
1008
Once 3.6%
20
3.2%
24
4.0%
30
2.7%
11
0.0%
0
3.3%
85
2-4 times 11.8%
66
14.3%
107
16.8%
127
10.2%
42
9.4%
13
13.6%
355
5-9 times 10.2%
57
12.6%
94
11.4%
86
4.9%
20
2.9%
4
10.0%
261
Once a month 13.1%
73
15.1%
113
16.0%
121
10.2%
42
1.4%
2
13.5%
351
Twice a month 12.2%
68
12.7%
95
9.9%
75
4.9%
20
2.2%
3
10.0%
261
Once a week 6.5%
36
6.4%
48
3.3%
25
1.9%
8
1.4%
2
4.6%
119
More than once a week 13.8%
77
6.0%
45
2.8%
21
2.4%
10
4.3%
6
6.1%
159
Missing 0 1 0 1 2 4
TOTAL 100.0%
557
100.0%
746
100.0%
755
100.0%
412
100.0%
139

2609


Gender

Female Male TOTAL
Don't know 0.5%
7
0.2%
3
0.4%
10
Never 43.7%
589
33.2%
418
38.6%
1007
Once 3.3%
45
3.2%
40
3.3%
85
2-4 times 12.6%
170
14.6%
184
13.6%
354
5-9 times 10.4%
140
9.6%
121
10.0%
261
Once a month 12.8%
173
14.1%
178
13.5%
351
Twice a month 8.8%
118
11.4%
143
10.0%
261
Once a week 3.3%
45
5.9%
74
4.6%
119
More than once a week 4.5%
60
7.8%
98
6.1%
158
Missing 3 1 4
TOTAL 100.0%
1347
100.0%
1259

2606


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
0.3%
1
0.5%
3
0.2%
1
0.4%
1
0.3%
2

1
0.3%
8
Never 34.7%
59
29.4%
111
36.6%
231
36.5%
183
48.0%
107
44.4%
299

17
38.4%
990
Once 3.5%
6
4.5%
17
2.7%
17
2.4%
12
2.2%
5
3.9%
26

2
3.2%
83
2-4 times 16.5%
28
11.4%
43
16.2%
102
11.6%
58
15.2%
34
12.8%
86

3
13.6%
351
5-9 times 11.2%
19
13.0%
49
8.6%
54
11.0%
55
10.3%
23
9.1%
61

0
10.1%
261
Once a month 8.8%
15
13.8%
52
14.6%
92
20.1%
101
8.1%
18
10.4%
70

3
13.5%
348
Twice a month 11.2%
19
14.6%
55
11.3%
71
9.4%
47
8.5%
19
7.1%
48

1
10.1%
259
Once a week 6.5%
11
6.4%
24
3.8%
24
4.2%
21
2.7%
6
4.9%
33

0
4.6%
119
More than once a week 7.6%
13
6.6%
25
5.9%
37
4.8%
24
4.5%
10
7.3%
49

0
6.1%
158
Missing 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 4
TOTAL 100.0%
170
100.0%
377
100.0%
631
100.0%
502
100.0%
223
100.0%
674

27

2577


Race

White Black Hispanic Asian Pacific Islander Other TOTAL
Don't know 0.6%
10
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.4%
10
Never 36.0%
650
43.5%
121
46.9%
150
49.5%
54
11.1%
1
39.0%
32
38.7%
1008
Once 2.9%
53
5.8%
16
4.4%
14
0.9%
1
0.0%
0
1.2%
1
3.3%
85
2-4 times 14.0%
253
14.0%
39
12.2%
39
10.1%
11
0.0%
0
13.4%
11
13.6%
353
5-9 times 10.7%
193
8.6%
24
8.4%
27
8.3%
9
0.0%
0
9.8%
8
10.0%
261
Once a month 14.7%
265
9.0%
25
11.9%
38
11.9%
13
11.1%
1
11.0%
9
13.5%
351
Twice a month 10.7%
194
8.6%
24
6.9%
22
8.3%
9
22.2%
2
12.2%
10
10.0%
261
Once a week 4.5%
82
4.3%
12
5.0%
16
1.8%
2
11.1%
1
7.3%
6
4.6%
119
More than once a week 5.9%
107
6.1%
17
4.4%
14
9.2%
10
44.4%
4
6.1%
5
6.0%
157
Missing 3 0 0 0 0 1 4
TOTAL 100.0%
1807
100.0%
278
100.0%
320
100.0%
109
100.0%
9
100.0%
82

2605


Religion

Black Protestant Evangelical Protestant Mainline Protestant Catholic Unaffiliated Other TOTAL
Don't know 0.0%
0
0.6%
4
0.3%
1
0.1%
1
0.7%
3
0.7%
2
0.4%
11
Never 42.9%
63
40.5%
281
34.0%
122
38.6%
267
36.8%
151
40.7%
123
38.7%
1007
Once 5.4%
8
1.7%
12
4.2%
15
3.3%
23
4.6%
19
2.3%
7
3.2%
84
2-4 times 15.0%
22
13.8%
96
11.1%
40
15.2%
105
9.8%
40
16.6%
50
13.6%
353
5-9 times 8.2%
12
9.8%
68
11.7%
42
9.1%
63
11.2%
46
9.3%
28
9.9%
259
Once a month 11.6%
17
12.0%
83
20.1%
72
15.2%
105
10.5%
43
10.6%
32
13.5%
352
Twice a month 9.5%
14
10.7%
74
10.0%
36
8.7%
60
11.5%
47
9.9%
30
10.0%
261
Once a week 3.4%
5
5.6%
39
2.2%
8
4.5%
31
6.3%
26
3.3%
10
4.6%
119
More than once a week 4.1%
6
5.3%
37
6.4%
23
5.3%
37
8.5%
35
6.6%
20
6.1%
158
Missing 0 0 2 0 1 1 4
TOTAL 100.0%
147
100.0%
694
100.0%
359
100.0%
692
100.0%
410
100.0%
302

2604


Region

Northeast Midwest South West TOTAL
Don't know 0.2%
1
0.0%
0
0.5%
4
0.9%
6
0.4%
11
Never 32.7%
144
41.2%
256
40.8%
359
37.3%
248
38.6%
1007
Once 3.9%
17
3.9%
24
2.7%
24
3.0%
20
3.3%
85
2-4 times 17.0%
75
10.8%
67
14.8%
130
12.2%
81
13.5%
353
5-9 times 9.8%
43
9.7%
60
9.4%
83
11.1%
74
10.0%
260
Once a month 14.8%
65
13.5%
84
12.3%
108
14.1%
94
13.5%
351
Twice a month 11.6%
51
8.2%
51
10.7%
94
9.8%
65
10.0%
261
Once a week 3.9%
17
6.0%
37
3.2%
28
5.6%
37
4.6%
119
More than once a week 6.1%
27
6.8%
42
5.7%
50
6.0%
40
6.1%
159
Missing 0 0 0 4 4
TOTAL 100.0%
440
100.0%
621
100.0%
880
100.0%
665

2606


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 0.3%
1
0.6%
6
0.6%
3
0.2%
1
0.0%
0
0.0%
0

0
0.4%
11
Never 62.9%
193
40.5%
427
33.0%
158
31.2%
131
27.1%
72
33.3%
24

3
38.7%
1005
Once 3.6%
11
2.4%
25
1.3%
6
4.3%
18
6.4%
17
9.7%
7

2
3.2%
84
2-4 times 9.8%
30
14.0%
148
16.5%
79
12.9%
54
11.7%
31
15.3%
11

0
13.6%
353
5-9 times 3.6%
11
10.1%
107
10.6%
51
12.4%
52
12.8%
34
6.9%
5

1
10.0%
260
Once a month 5.5%
17
11.6%
122
14.6%
70
18.8%
79
20.3%
54
12.5%
9

1
13.5%
351
Twice a month 5.2%
16
9.8%
103
11.5%
55
9.8%
41
14.3%
38
6.9%
5

3
9.9%
258
Once a week 3.9%
12
4.4%
46
5.4%
26
5.2%
22
3.8%
10
5.6%
4

0
4.6%
120
More than once a week 5.2%
16
6.7%
71
6.5%
31
5.2%
22
3.8%
10
9.7%
7

0
6.0%
157
Missing 0 2 1 0 1 0 0 4
TOTAL 100.0%
307
100.0%
1055
100.0%
479
100.0%
420
100.0%
266
100.0%
72

10

2599