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? None (ADVCNONE)



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 87.6%
487
87.4%
654
89.9%
678
75.5%
311
70.2%
99
85.4%
2229
Yes 12.2%
68
12.2%
91
9.7%
73
24.5%
101
29.1%
41
14.3%
374
TOTAL 100.0%
556
100.0%
748
100.0%
754
100.0%
412
100.0%
141

2611


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 85.6%
1156
85.2%
1072
85.4%
2228
Yes 14.4%
194
14.3%
180
14.3%
374
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 86.3%
145
93.4%
353
86.9%
549
87.9%
444
87.5%
196
77.7%
526

15
85.6%
2213
Yes 13.7%
23
6.6%
25
12.3%
78
11.5%
58
12.5%
28
22.3%
151

11
14.0%
363
TOTAL 100.0%
168
100.0%
378
100.0%
632
100.0%
505
100.0%
224
100.0%
677

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 86.3%
1563
88.8%
247
77.0%
248
84.3%
91
88.9%
8
86.7%
72
85.4%
2229
Yes 13.3%
241
11.2%
31
23.0%
74
15.7%
17
11.1%
1
13.3%
11
14.4%
375
TOTAL 100.0%
1811
100.0%
278
100.0%
322
100.0%
108
100.0%
9
100.0%
83

2611


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 84.9%
124
85.7%
594
84.3%
306
82.4%
572
87.8%
360
89.8%
272
85.4%
2228
Yes 15.1%
22
13.9%
96
14.9%
54
17.3%
120
12.2%
50
10.2%
31
14.3%
373
TOTAL 100.0%
146
100.0%
693
100.0%
363
100.0%
694
100.0%
410
100.0%
303

2609


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 88.4%
388
82.1%
509
85.1%
751
86.8%
580
85.4%
2228
Yes 11.6%
51
17.6%
109
14.4%
127
13.0%
87
14.3%
374
TOTAL 100.0%
439
100.0%
620
100.0%
882
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 68.3%
209
84.2%
889
90.0%
432
89.8%
378
94.4%
251
88.7%
63

7
85.5%
2222
Yes 31.7%
97
15.5%
164
10.0%
48
9.7%
41
4.9%
13
11.3%
8

3
14.3%
371
TOTAL 100.0%
306
100.0%
1056
100.0%
480
100.0%
421
100.0%
266
100.0%
71

10

2600