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? None (HELNOW1) -- 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
No80.2%
97
93.6%
440
93.9%
260
94.0%
233
97.0%
162
100.0%
30
93.1%
1222
Yes19.8%
24
6.4%
30
6.1%
17
6.0%
15
1.8%
3
0.0%
0
6.8%
89
TOTAL 100.0%
121
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
No90.7%
565
95.8%
226
95.3%
410

21
93.2%
1201
Yes9.0%
56
4.2%
10
4.7%
20

3
6.7%
86
TOTAL 100.0%
623
100.0%
236
100.0%
430

24

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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
No92.2%
627
93.8%
595
93.0%
1222
Yes7.8%
53
5.8%
37
6.8%
90
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
No95.0%
870
94.8%
146
83.6%
148
87.1%
54
100.0%
4
93.1%
1222
Yes4.8%
44
5.2%
8
16.4%
29
12.9%
8
0.0%
0
6.8%
89
TOTAL 100.0%
916
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
1.4%
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
No91.2%
62
95.0%
322
91.3%
126
90.0%
287
93.9%
199
94.9%
225
93.0%
1221
Yes8.8%
6
5.0%
17
7.2%
10
10.0%
32
6.1%
13
5.1%
12
6.9%
90
TOTAL 100.0%
68
100.0%
339
100.0%
138
100.0%
319
100.0%
212
100.0%
237

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