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? Other family and friends (ADVCFFR)



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 27.9%
155
36.2%
271
40.8%
308
59.7%
246
72.3%
102
41.5%
1082
Yes 71.9%
399
63.4%
474
58.8%
443
40.3%
166
27.0%
38
58.2%
1520
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 39.5%
534
43.6%
548
41.5%
1082
Yes 60.4%
816
56.0%
704
58.3%
1520
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 35.7%
60
30.9%
117
40.1%
253
39.4%
199
37.8%
85
51.8%
351

18
41.2%
1065
Yes 64.3%
108
69.1%
262
59.1%
373
60.0%
303
62.2%
140
48.2%
326

8
58.5%
1512
TOTAL 100.0%
168
100.0%
379
100.0%
631
100.0%
505
100.0%
225
100.0%
677

26

2585


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 38.8%
702
40.4%
112
57.6%
185
48.6%
53
22.2%
2
32.9%
27
41.4%
1081
Yes 60.8%
1101
59.6%
165
42.4%
136
51.4%
56
77.8%
7
67.1%
55
58.3%
1520
TOTAL 100.0%
1810
100.0%
277
100.0%
321
100.0%
109
100.0%
9
100.0%
82

2608


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 44.9%
66
41.3%
286
41.9%
152
46.0%
319
37.1%
152
35.5%
108
41.5%
1083
Yes 55.1%
81
58.3%
404
57.3%
208
53.7%
373
62.9%
258
64.5%
196
58.2%
1520
TOTAL 100.0%
147
100.0%
693
100.0%
363
100.0%
694
100.0%
410
100.0%
304

2611


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 38.0%
167
46.8%
290
42.1%
371
38.0%
254
41.5%
1082
Yes 62.0%
273
52.9%
328
57.4%
506
61.8%
413
58.3%
1520
TOTAL 100.0%
440
100.0%
620
100.0%
881
100.0%
668

2609


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
0.8%
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 64.6%
197
44.1%
466
37.3%
179
31.1%
131
24.4%
65
54.9%
39

6
41.4%
1077
Yes 35.4%
108
55.6%
587
62.7%
301
68.4%
288
74.8%
199
45.1%
32

4
58.3%
1515
TOTAL 100.0%
305
100.0%
1056
100.0%
480
100.0%
421
100.0%
266
100.0%
71

10

2599