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? Other family and friends (GIVEFFR)



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 0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.1%
1
0.0%
0
0.7%
1
0.1%
2
No 53.2%
296
65.9%
492
67.5%
508
76.5%
315
83.8%
119
66.3%
1730
Yes 46.6%
259
34.1%
255
32.3%
243
23.5%
97
15.5%
22
33.6%
876
TOTAL 100.0%
556
100.0%
747
100.0%
753
100.0%
412
100.0%
142

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Gender

Female Male TOTAL
Refused 0.0%
0
0.2%
2
0.1%
2
Don't know 0.1%
2
0.0%
0
0.1%
2
No 68.3%
922
64.2%
808
66.3%
1730
Yes 31.6%
426
35.7%
449
33.5%
875
TOTAL 100.0%
1350
100.0%
1259

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

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

0
0.1%
2
No 70.4%
119
62.8%
238
65.7%
415
66.1%
333
66.5%
149
67.5%
457

21
66.2%
1711
Yes 29.6%
50
37.2%
141
34.2%
216
33.7%
170
33.0%
74
32.3%
219

5
33.7%
870
TOTAL 100.0%
169
100.0%
379
100.0%
632
100.0%
504
100.0%
224
100.0%
677

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 0.1%
2
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.1%
2
No 66.0%
1196
58.5%
162
75.4%
242
69.7%
76
0.0%
0
64.6%
53
66.3%
1729
Yes 33.8%
613
41.2%
114
24.6%
79
29.4%
32
100.0%
9
35.4%
29
33.6%
876
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
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.3%
1
0.1%
2
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 59.2%
87
64.4%
446
68.5%
248
72.0%
500
65.0%
266
60.1%
182
66.3%
1729
Yes 40.8%
60
35.2%
244
31.5%
114
28.0%
194
35.0%
143
39.6%
120
33.6%
875
TOTAL 100.0%
147
100.0%
693
100.0%
362
100.0%
694
100.0%
409
100.0%
303

2608


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 0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.2%
2
0.0%
0
0.1%
2
No 64.8%
285
68.6%
426
64.9%
571
66.9%
447
66.3%
1729
Yes 35.2%
155
31.4%
195
34.7%
305
33.1%
221
33.6%
876
TOTAL 100.0%
440
100.0%
621
100.0%
880
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
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.2%
1
0.4%
1
0.0%
0

0
0.1%
2
Don't know 0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.2%
1
0.2%
1
0.0%
0
0.0%
0

0
0.1%
2
No 72.9%
223
63.9%
675
66.2%
317
66.3%
279
66.9%
178
71.8%
51

6
66.3%
1723
Yes 27.1%
83
36.1%
381
33.6%
161
33.3%
140
32.7%
87
28.2%
20

4
33.6%
872
TOTAL 100.0%
306
100.0%
1056
100.0%
479
100.0%
421
100.0%
266
100.0%
71

10

2599