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? Other family and friends (HELFRW1) -- 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
No61.2%
74
45.1%
212
41.9%
116
25.4%
63
22.6%
38
44.8%
13
39.3%
516
Yes38.8%
47
54.9%
258
58.1%
161
74.6%
185
76.2%
128
55.2%
16
60.5%
795
TOTAL 100.0%
121
100.0%
470
100.0%
277
100.0%
248
100.0%
168
100.0%
29

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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
No40.8%
254
41.5%
98
35.6%
153

11
39.2%
505
Yes58.9%
367
58.5%
138
64.4%
277

14
60.7%
782
TOTAL 100.0%
623
100.0%
236
100.0%
430

25

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Gender

FemaleMaleTOTAL
Refused0.0%
0
0.3%
2
0.2%
2
Dont know0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
No41.9%
285
36.4%
231
39.3%
516
Yes58.1%
395
63.2%
401
60.6%
796
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
No35.0%
321
44.2%
68
54.8%
97
48.4%
30
0.0%
0
39.3%
516
Yes64.8%
594
55.8%
86
45.2%
80
51.6%
32
100.0%
4
60.6%
796
TOTAL 100.0%
917
100.0%
154
100.0%
177
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
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
No46.4%
32
41.0%
139
35.0%
48
49.5%
158
32.5%
69
29.4%
70
39.3%
516
Yes53.6%
37
59.0%
200
63.5%
87
50.5%
161
67.5%
143
70.6%
168
60.6%
796
TOTAL 100.0%
69
100.0%
339
100.0%
137
100.0%
319
100.0%
212
100.0%
238

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