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
Number of types listed respondent has given money to in past twelve months (GIVENUMB)



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
0 16.0%
89
21.0%
157
18.7%
141
27.4%
113
36.2%
51
21.1%
551
1 42.2%
235
46.2%
345
44.0%
331
40.0%
165
41.1%
58
43.5%
1134
2 26.8%
149
20.0%
149
19.8%
149
22.1%
91
12.8%
18
21.3%
556
3 10.8%
60
7.2%
54
9.0%
68
7.0%
29
5.7%
8
8.4%
219
4 2.9%
16
4.3%
32
5.2%
39
2.4%
10
2.1%
3
3.8%
100
5 1.3%
7
1.2%
9
3.1%
23
1.0%
4
1.4%
2
1.7%
45
TOTAL 100.0%
557
100.0%
746
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
0 21.5%
291
20.7%
261
21.2%
552
1 41.8%
565
45.2%
569
43.5%
1134
2 22.5%
304
20.0%
252
21.3%
556
3 9.5%
128
7.2%
90
8.4%
218
4 3.3%
44
4.5%
56
3.8%
100
5 1.3%
17
2.2%
28
1.7%
45
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
0 20.8%
35
17.8%
67
19.9%
126
19.2%
97
22.9%
51
24.1%
163

13
20.9%
539
1 47.6%
80
41.4%
156
44.1%
279
42.5%
214
36.3%
81
46.9%
317

6
43.7%
1127
2 24.4%
41
26.8%
101
19.5%
123
22.0%
111
24.7%
55
17.9%
121

3
21.4%
552
3 4.2%
7
10.6%
40
9.2%
58
9.5%
48
8.5%
19
6.1%
41

4
8.3%
213
4 3.0%
5
3.2%
12
5.2%
33
4.4%
22
2.7%
6
3.4%
23

0
3.9%
101
5 0.0%
0
0.3%
1
1.9%
12
2.2%
11
4.5%
10
1.5%
10

0
1.7%
44
TOTAL 100.0%
168
100.0%
377
100.0%
632
100.0%
504
100.0%
223
100.0%
676

26

2580


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
0 21.5%
389
13.7%
38
26.2%
84
20.4%
22
0.0%
0
22.0%
18
21.1%
551
1 41.3%
748
47.7%
132
54.2%
174
34.3%
37
22.2%
2
48.8%
40
43.4%
1133
2 23.1%
419
17.7%
49
12.8%
41
29.6%
32
55.6%
5
13.4%
11
21.4%
557
3 8.8%
160
9.4%
26
4.7%
15
9.3%
10
22.2%
2
6.1%
5
8.4%
218
4 3.3%
60
7.9%
22
1.6%
5
5.6%
6
0.0%
0
8.5%
7
3.8%
100
5 1.8%
33
3.2%
9
0.6%
2
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
1.2%
1
1.7%
45
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
0 19.7%
29
19.2%
133
22.9%
83
22.3%
154
24.1%
99
17.8%
54
21.2%
552
1 42.9%
63
44.4%
308
38.8%
141
48.0%
332
41.6%
171
39.3%
119
43.5%
1134
2 17.7%
26
19.9%
138
21.8%
79
18.6%
129
26.8%
110
24.4%
74
21.3%
556
3 9.5%
14
8.1%
56
10.2%
37
8.1%
56
5.1%
21
11.2%
34
8.4%
218
4 5.4%
8
3.9%
27
5.8%
21
2.3%
16
2.2%
9
6.3%
19
3.8%
100
5 4.8%
7
4.0%
28
0.6%
2
0.7%
5
0.2%
1
0.7%
2
1.7%
45
TOTAL 100.0%
147
100.0%
693
100.0%
363
100.0%
692
100.0%
411
100.0%
303

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
0 17.7%
78
22.4%
139
18.4%
162
26.1%
174
21.2%
553
1 43.1%
190
46.3%
287
43.6%
384
40.8%
272
43.4%
1133
2 23.1%
102
17.7%
110
23.4%
206
20.7%
138
21.3%
556
3 10.7%
47
5.6%
35
8.0%
70
9.9%
66
8.4%
218
4 5.0%
22
5.5%
34
3.9%
34
1.5%
10
3.8%
100
5 0.5%
2
2.4%
15
2.3%
20
1.0%
7
1.7%
44
TOTAL 100.0%
441
100.0%
620
100.0%
880
100.0%
667

2608


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
0 30.2%
92
20.7%
219
18.1%
87
20.4%
86
20.0%
53
17.1%
12

3
21.1%
549
1 46.2%
141
45.5%
481
47.3%
227
37.4%
158
35.1%
93
44.3%
31

3
43.5%
1131
2 12.8%
39
22.2%
234
19.2%
92
25.6%
108
23.4%
62
28.6%
20

1
21.4%
555
3 5.2%
16
6.7%
71
10.2%
49
10.7%
45
12.1%
32
5.7%
4

0
8.4%
217
4 4.6%
14
3.4%
36
3.3%
16
3.8%
16
5.7%
15
4.3%
3

0
3.8%
100
5 1.0%
3
1.4%
15
1.7%
8
1.7%
7
3.4%
9
0.0%
0

2
1.6%
42
TOTAL 100.0%
305
100.0%
1056
100.0%
480
100.0%
422
100.0%
265
100.0%
70

9

2598