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? None (GIVENONE)



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 83.8%
466
79.0%
590
81.0%
610
73.1%
301
63.1%
89
78.8%
2056
Yes 16.0%
89
21.0%
157
18.7%
141
26.9%
111
36.2%
51
21.0%
549
TOTAL 100.0%
556
100.0%
747
100.0%
753
100.0%
412
100.0%
141

2609


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 78.5%
1060
79.1%
995
78.8%
2055
Yes 21.4%
289
20.7%
261
21.1%
550
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
0.2%
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 79.2%
133
82.3%
311
79.9%
505
80.6%
406
76.8%
172
75.7%
512

16
79.0%
2039
Yes 20.8%
35
17.7%
67
19.9%
126
19.2%
97
22.8%
51
24.1%
163

10
20.9%
539
TOTAL 100.0%
168
100.0%
378
100.0%
632
100.0%
504
100.0%
224
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 0.1%
2
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.1%
2
No 78.5%
1422
85.9%
238
73.8%
237
78.7%
85
100.0%
9
78.0%
64
78.8%
2055
Yes 21.4%
387
13.7%
38
26.2%
84
20.4%
22
0.0%
0
22.0%
18
21.1%
549
TOTAL 100.0%
1811
100.0%
277
100.0%
321
100.0%
108
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
0.0%
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 80.3%
118
80.5%
558
77.1%
279
77.8%
539
75.9%
311
82.2%
250
78.8%
2055
Yes 19.7%
29
19.0%
132
22.9%
83
22.2%
154
24.1%
99
17.4%
53
21.1%
550
TOTAL 100.0%
147
100.0%
693
100.0%
362
100.0%
693
100.0%
410
100.0%
304

2609


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 82.3%
362
77.6%
482
81.3%
715
74.1%
495
78.7%
2054
Yes 17.7%
78
22.4%
139
18.3%
161
25.9%
173
21.1%
551
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 69.9%
214
79.3%
837
81.6%
391
79.1%
333
79.7%
212
83.1%
59

9
78.7%
2046
Yes 30.1%
92
20.7%
219
18.2%
87
20.4%
86
19.9%
53
16.9%
12

1
21.1%
549
TOTAL 100.0%
306
100.0%
1056
100.0%
479
100.0%
421
100.0%
266
100.0%
71

10

2599