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 12 months, for which people, if any, have you helped directly by giving some of your time? Congregation members (HELCOW1) -- Wave 1 (2006)



Variable Comparisons

[Education | Political Party | Gender | Race | Religious Tradition ]

Education

Less than high schoolGED or high school diplomaVocational/technical diploma or associate degreeBachelorsGraduate degreeOtherTOTAL
Refused0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
1.2%
2
0.0%
0
0.2%
2
Dont know0.0%
0
0.2%
1
0.4%
1
0.0%
0
0.6%
1
0.0%
0
0.2%
3
No89.3%
108
83.2%
391
87.3%
241
75.4%
187
73.8%
124
66.7%
20
81.6%
1071
Yes10.7%
13
16.6%
78
12.3%
34
24.6%
61
24.4%
41
33.3%
10
18.1%
237
TOTAL 100.0%
121
100.0%
470
100.0%
276
100.0%
248
100.0%
168
100.0%
30

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Political party

DemocratNeitherRepublicanMissingTOTAL
Refused0.3%
2
0.0%
0
0.0%
0

0
0.2%
2
Dont know0.5%
3
0.0%
0
0.2%
1

0
0.3%
4
No85.3%
532
86.9%
206
73.2%
314

19
81.6%
1052
Yes13.9%
87
13.1%
31
26.6%
114

5
18.0%
232
TOTAL 100.0%
624
100.0%
237
100.0%
429

24

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Gender

FemaleMaleTOTAL
Refused0.0%
0
0.3%
2
0.2%
2
Dont know0.6%
4
0.0%
0
0.3%
4
No82.2%
559
80.8%
512
81.5%
1071
Yes17.2%
117
18.9%
120
18.0%
237
TOTAL 100.0%
680
100.0%
634

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Race

White/Caucasian/AngloBlack/African AmericanHispanic/Latino(a)Asian/Asian AmericanNative AmericanTOTAL
Refused0.2%
2
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.2%
2
Dont know0.3%
3
0.0%
0
0.6%
1
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.3%
4
No79.6%
729
82.5%
127
88.8%
158
85.5%
53
100.0%
4
81.5%
1071
Yes19.9%
182
17.5%
27
10.7%
19
14.5%
9
0.0%
0
18.0%
237
TOTAL 100.0%
916
100.0%
154
100.0%
178
100.0%
62
100.0%
4

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Religion

Black ProtestantEvangelical ProtestantMainline ProtestantCatholicOther faithNonaffiliatedTOTAL
Refused0.0%
0
0.0%
0
1.5%
2
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.2%
2
Dont know0.0%
0
0.0%
0
1.5%
2
0.3%
1
0.0%
0
0.4%
1
0.3%
4
No78.3%
54
72.6%
246
70.1%
96
89.7%
287
77.4%
164
94.5%
225
81.5%
1072
Yes21.7%
15
27.4%
93
27.0%
37
10.0%
32
22.6%
48
5.0%
12
18.0%
237
TOTAL 100.0%
69
100.0%
339
100.0%
137
100.0%
320
100.0%
212
100.0%
238

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