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? Close family (such as parents, children, and adult siblings) (HELFAW1) -- 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
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
No50.0%
61
25.1%
118
29.6%
82
19.8%
49
15.0%
25
30.0%
9
26.2%
344
Yes50.0%
61
74.9%
352
70.4%
195
80.2%
199
83.8%
140
70.0%
21
73.7%
968
TOTAL 100.0%
122
100.0%
470
100.0%
277
100.0%
248
100.0%
167
100.0%
30

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Political party

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

0
0.2%
2
Dont know0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0

0
0.0%
0
No27.0%
168
31.6%
75
21.6%
93

8
26.0%
336
Yes72.7%
453
68.4%
162
78.4%
337

17
73.8%
952
TOTAL 100.0%
623
100.0%
237
100.0%
430

25

1290



Gender

FemaleMaleTOTAL
Refused0.0%
0
0.3%
2
0.2%
2
Dont know0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
No25.3%
172
27.1%
172
26.2%
344
Yes74.7%
508
72.6%
460
73.7%
968
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 know0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
No23.4%
214
27.9%
43
40.7%
72
22.6%
14
20.0%
1
26.2%
344
Yes76.4%
700
72.1%
111
59.3%
105
77.4%
48
80.0%
4
73.7%
968
TOTAL 100.0%
916
100.0%
154
100.0%
177
100.0%
62
100.0%
5

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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
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
No33.3%
23
25.4%
86
21.2%
29
32.3%
103
23.0%
49
23.2%
55
26.3%
345
Yes66.7%
46
74.6%
253
77.4%
106
67.7%
216
77.0%
164
76.8%
182
73.6%
967
TOTAL 100.0%
69
100.0%
339
100.0%
137
100.0%
319
100.0%
213
100.0%
237

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