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 money? Congregation members (GIVECONG)



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 0.2%
1
0.0%
0
0.1%
1
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.1%
2
Don't know 0.2%
1
0.4%
3
0.4%
3
0.0%
0
1.4%
2
0.3%
9
No 91.5%
508
90.6%
677
84.5%
636
87.6%
360
87.2%
123
88.4%
2304
Yes 8.1%
45
9.0%
67
15.0%
113
12.4%
51
11.3%
16
11.2%
292
TOTAL 100.0%
555
100.0%
747
100.0%
753
100.0%
411
100.0%
141

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Gender

Female Male TOTAL
Refused 0.0%
0
0.2%
2
0.1%
2
Don't know 0.5%
7
0.2%
3
0.4%
10
No 87.2%
1178
89.4%
1126
88.3%
2304
Yes 12.3%
166
10.2%
128
11.3%
294
TOTAL 100.0%
1351
100.0%
1259

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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
0.2%
1
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.1%
1

0
0.1%
2
Don't know 0.0%
0
0.5%
2
0.2%
1
0.4%
2
1.3%
3
0.1%
1

0
0.3%
9
No 95.2%
160
91.5%
346
89.5%
565
83.7%
422
76.4%
172
91.4%
618

22
88.4%
2283
Yes 4.8%
8
7.9%
30
10.1%
64
15.9%
80
22.2%
50
8.3%
56

4
11.2%
288
TOTAL 100.0%
168
100.0%
378
100.0%
631
100.0%
504
100.0%
225
100.0%
676

26

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Race

White Black Hispanic Asian Pacific Islander Other TOTAL
Refused 0.0%
0
0.4%
1
0.0%
0
0.9%
1
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.1%
2
Don't know 0.4%
7
0.0%
0
0.9%
3
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.4%
10
No 87.6%
1587
87.8%
244
91.0%
293
86.1%
93
100.0%
9
96.3%
79
88.3%
2305
Yes 12.0%
217
11.9%
33
8.1%
26
13.0%
14
0.0%
0
3.7%
3
11.2%
293
TOTAL 100.0%
1811
100.0%
278
100.0%
322
100.0%
108
100.0%
9
100.0%
82

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Religion

Black Protestant Evangelical Protestant Mainline Protestant Catholic Unaffiliated Other TOTAL
Refused 0.0%
0
0.1%
1
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.3%
1
0.1%
2
Don't know 0.0%
0
0.4%
3
0.8%
3
0.4%
3
0.2%
1
0.0%
0
0.4%
10
No 86.3%
126
80.8%
561
89.0%
323
90.3%
626
97.3%
399
88.8%
270
88.3%
2305
Yes 13.7%
20
18.6%
129
10.2%
37
9.2%
64
2.4%
10
10.9%
33
11.2%
293
TOTAL 100.0%
146
100.0%
694
100.0%
363
100.0%
693
100.0%
410
100.0%
304

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Region

Northeast Midwest South West TOTAL
Refused 0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.2%
2
0.0%
0
0.1%
2
Don't know 0.2%
1
0.3%
2
0.7%
6
0.1%
1
0.4%
10
No 87.5%
385
90.2%
560
85.7%
755
90.4%
604
88.3%
2304
Yes 12.3%
54
9.5%
59
13.4%
118
9.4%
63
11.3%
294
TOTAL 100.0%
440
100.0%
621
100.0%
881
100.0%
668

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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
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.2%
1
0.4%
1
0.0%
0

0
0.1%
2
Don't know 0.0%
0
0.3%
3
0.8%
4
0.7%
3
0.0%
0
0.0%
0

0
0.4%
10
No 96.7%
295
88.5%
935
88.3%
424
82.1%
345
86.1%
230
94.4%
67

8
88.3%
2296
Yes 3.3%
10
11.2%
118
10.8%
52
16.9%
71
13.5%
36
5.6%
4

2
11.2%
291
TOTAL 100.0%
305
100.0%
1056
100.0%
480
100.0%
420
100.0%
267
100.0%
71

10

2599