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
In the past twelve months, for which people, if any, have you given advice or counsel? Close family (such as parents, children, and adult siblings) (ADVCFAM)



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
0.4%
3
0.4%
3
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.2%
6
Don't know 0.2%
1
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.7%
1
0.1%
2
No 35.9%
199
32.1%
240
24.9%
188
37.9%
156
39.0%
55
32.1%
838
Yes 64.0%
355
67.5%
505
74.7%
563
62.1%
256
60.3%
85
67.6%
1764
TOTAL 100.0%
555
100.0%
748
100.0%
754
100.0%
412
100.0%
141

2610


Gender

Female Male TOTAL
Refused 0.0%
0
0.4%
5
0.2%
5
Don't know 0.1%
1
0.1%
1
0.1%
2
No 30.7%
415
33.6%
423
32.1%
838
Yes 69.2%
935
65.9%
829
67.6%
1764
TOTAL 100.0%
1351
100.0%
1258

2609


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
0.8%
5
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0

0
0.2%
5
Don't know 0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.6%
3
0.0%
0
0.0%
0

0
0.1%
3
No 36.9%
62
26.5%
100
25.8%
163
29.9%
151
24.0%
54
43.2%
292

15
31.8%
822
Yes 63.1%
106
73.5%
278
73.4%
464
69.5%
351
76.0%
171
56.8%
384

11
67.9%
1754
TOTAL 100.0%
168
100.0%
378
100.0%
632
100.0%
505
100.0%
225
100.0%
676

26

2584


Race

White Black Hispanic Asian Pacific Islander Other TOTAL
Refused 0.3%
5
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.2%
5
Don't know 0.1%
2
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.1%
2
No 29.2%
529
35.7%
99
44.5%
143
28.4%
31
33.3%
3
40.2%
33
32.1%
838
Yes 70.4%
1275
64.3%
178
55.5%
178
71.6%
78
66.7%
6
59.8%
49
67.6%
1764
TOTAL 100.0%
1811
100.0%
277
100.0%
321
100.0%
109
100.0%
9
100.0%
82

2609


Religion

Black Protestant Evangelical Protestant Mainline Protestant Catholic Unaffiliated Other TOTAL
Refused 0.0%
0
0.1%
1
0.8%
3
0.3%
2
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.2%
6
Don't know 0.0%
0
0.3%
2
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.1%
2
No 36.3%
53
30.9%
214
27.5%
100
36.2%
251
31.7%
130
29.3%
89
32.1%
837
Yes 63.7%
93
68.7%
476
71.6%
260
63.5%
441
68.3%
280
70.7%
215
67.6%
1765
TOTAL 100.0%
146
100.0%
693
100.0%
363
100.0%
694
100.0%
410
100.0%
304

2610


Region

Northeast Midwest South West TOTAL
Refused 0.0%
0
0.3%
2
0.3%
3
0.0%
0
0.2%
5
Don't know 0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.1%
1
0.1%
1
0.1%
2
No 21.0%
92
37.7%
234
34.4%
303
31.1%
208
32.1%
837
Yes 79.0%
347
61.9%
384
65.2%
574
68.7%
459
67.6%
1764
TOTAL 100.0%
439
100.0%
620
100.0%
881
100.0%
668

2608


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
0.2%
2
0.0%
0
0.2%
1
0.7%
2
0.0%
0

0
0.2%
5
Don't know 0.0%
0
0.1%
1
0.0%
0
0.2%
1
0.0%
0
0.0%
0

0
0.1%
2
No 51.0%
156
36.5%
385
26.7%
128
24.0%
101
16.1%
43
25.4%
18

7
32.0%
831
Yes 49.0%
150
63.2%
667
73.3%
352
75.5%
317
83.1%
222
74.6%
53

3
67.8%
1761
TOTAL 100.0%
306
100.0%
1055
100.0%
480
100.0%
420
100.0%
267
100.0%
71

10

2599