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? Neighbors (HELNGW1) -- 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
No88.4%
107
78.1%
367
68.6%
190
63.3%
157
57.1%
96
83.3%
25
71.7%
942
Yes11.6%
14
21.9%
103
31.4%
87
36.7%
91
41.7%
70
16.7%
5
28.2%
370
TOTAL 100.0%
121
100.0%
470
100.0%
277
100.0%
248
100.0%
168
100.0%
30

1314



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
No76.2%
475
75.1%
178
62.3%
268

20
71.4%
921
Yes23.4%
146
24.9%
59
37.7%
162

5
28.4%
367
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
No73.5%
499
69.7%
442
71.7%
941
Yes26.5%
180
30.0%
190
28.2%
370
TOTAL 100.0%
679
100.0%
634

1313



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
No66.2%
606
80.5%
124
88.2%
157
80.6%
50
80.0%
4
71.6%
941
Yes33.6%
308
19.5%
30
11.8%
21
19.4%
12
20.0%
1
28.3%
372
TOTAL 100.0%
916
100.0%
154
100.0%
178
100.0%
62
100.0%
5

1315



Religion

Black ProtestantEvangelical ProtestantMainline ProtestantCatholicOther faithNonaffiliatedTOTAL
Refused0.0%
0
0.0%
0
1.4%
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
No81.2%
56
68.1%
231
62.3%
86
75.3%
241
74.5%
158
71.4%
170
71.6%
942
Yes18.8%
13
31.9%
108
36.2%
50
24.7%
79
25.5%
54
28.6%
68
28.3%
372
TOTAL 100.0%
69
100.0%
339
100.0%
138
100.0%
320
100.0%
212
100.0%
238

1316