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
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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
Yes 55.0%
138
59.3%
195
55.9%
179
60.2%
77
72.0%
18
57.6%
607
No 45.0%
113
40.7%
134
44.1%
141
39.8%
51
28.0%
7
42.4%
446
Missing 305 418 433 283 115 1554
TOTAL 100.0%
251
100.0%
329
100.0%
320
100.0%
128
100.0%
25

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Gender

Female Male TOTAL
Yes 54.0%
310
61.8%
298
57.6%
608
No 46.0%
264
38.2%
184
42.4%
448
Missing 777 777 1554
TOTAL 100.0%
574
100.0%
482

1056


Political ideology

Very liberal Somewhat liberal Middle of the road Somewhat conservative Very conservative Haven't thought much about it Missing TOTAL
Yes 52.2%
47
56.7%
106
49.6%
137
63.3%
140
63.0%
51
63.8%
125

3
57.7%
606
No 47.8%
43
43.3%
81
50.4%
139
36.7%
81
37.0%
30
36.2%
71

2
42.3%
445
Missing 79 191 356 283 143 480 0 1532
TOTAL 100.0%
90
100.0%
187
100.0%
276
100.0%
221
100.0%
81
100.0%
196

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Race

White Black Hispanic Asian Pacific Islander Other TOTAL
Yes 53.6%
423
69.4%
68
72.3%
60
63.3%
31
0.0%
0
71.4%
25
57.5%
607
No 46.4%
366
30.6%
30
27.7%
23
36.7%
18
100.0%
1
28.6%
10
42.5%
448
Missing 1022 180 239 59 8 46 1554
TOTAL 100.0%
789
100.0%
98
100.0%
83
100.0%
49
100.0%
1
100.0%
35

1055


Religion

Black Protestant Evangelical Protestant Mainline Protestant Catholic Unaffiliated Other TOTAL
Yes 64.7%
33
53.1%
137
50.9%
88
62.3%
162
62.4%
111
56.6%
77
57.6%
608
No 35.3%
18
46.9%
121
49.1%
85
37.7%
98
37.6%
67
43.4%
59
42.4%
448
Missing 96 436 189 434 232 168 1555
TOTAL 100.0%
51
100.0%
258
100.0%
173
100.0%
260
100.0%
178
100.0%
136

1056


Region

Northeast Midwest South West TOTAL
Yes 60.3%
120
59.1%
136
57.5%
199
54.4%
153
57.6%
608
No 39.7%
79
40.9%
94
42.5%
147
45.6%
128
42.4%
448
Missing 241 392 535 387 1555
TOTAL 100.0%
199
100.0%
230
100.0%
346
100.0%
281

1056


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
Yes 62.3%
33
51.5%
191
61.8%
131
53.9%
124
67.7%
105
69.0%
20

4
57.5%
604
No 37.7%
20
48.5%
180
38.2%
81
46.1%
106
32.3%
50
31.0%
9

2
42.5%
446
Missing 253 685 268 190 112 43 0 1551
TOTAL 100.0%
53
100.0%
371
100.0%
212
100.0%
230
100.0%
155
100.0%
29

6

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