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? Strangers (GIVESTRA)



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 72.3%
402
71.4%
534
70.8%
533
76.2%
313
85.8%
121
72.9%
1903
Yes 27.5%
153
28.6%
214
29.0%
218
23.8%
98
13.5%
19
26.9%
702
TOTAL 100.0%
556
100.0%
748
100.0%
753
100.0%
411
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 72.4%
978
73.5%
925
72.9%
1903
Yes 27.4%
370
26.4%
332
26.9%
702
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 72.0%
121
64.3%
243
71.5%
452
71.8%
362
75.0%
168
78.8%
533

23
72.8%
1879
Yes 28.0%
47
35.7%
135
28.3%
179
28.0%
141
24.6%
55
21.0%
142

3
27.1%
699
TOTAL 100.0%
168
100.0%
378
100.0%
632
100.0%
504
100.0%
224
100.0%
676

26

2582


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 72.2%
1308
70.0%
194
81.9%
263
69.4%
75
66.7%
6
67.5%
56
72.9%
1902
Yes 27.7%
501
29.6%
82
18.1%
58
29.6%
32
33.3%
3
32.5%
27
26.9%
703
TOTAL 100.0%
1811
100.0%
277
100.0%
321
100.0%
108
100.0%
9
100.0%
83

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 74.1%
109
74.9%
520
71.0%
257
75.5%
524
74.6%
306
61.8%
188
72.9%
1904
Yes 25.9%
38
24.6%
171
29.0%
105
24.5%
170
25.4%
104
37.8%
115
26.9%
703
TOTAL 100.0%
147
100.0%
694
100.0%
362
100.0%
694
100.0%
410
100.0%
304

2611


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 69.1%
304
76.7%
476
70.8%
623
74.9%
500
72.9%
1903
Yes 30.9%
136
23.3%
145
28.8%
253
25.1%
168
26.9%
702
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 80.1%
245
77.9%
823
76.0%
365
64.4%
271
54.5%
145
66.2%
47

8
72.9%
1896
Yes 19.9%
61
22.1%
233
23.8%
114
35.2%
148
45.1%
120
33.8%
24

2
26.9%
700
TOTAL 100.0%
306
100.0%
1056
100.0%
480
100.0%
421
100.0%
266
100.0%
71

10

2600