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? Strangers (HELSTW1) -- 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
No87.6%
106
84.7%
398
85.2%
236
73.4%
182
65.9%
110
70.0%
21
80.2%
1053
Yes12.4%
15
15.3%
72
14.8%
41
26.6%
66
32.9%
55
30.0%
9
19.6%
258
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
No83.1%
518
78.1%
185
76.2%
327

23
79.9%
1030
Yes16.5%
103
21.9%
52
23.8%
102

1
19.9%
257
TOTAL 100.0%
623
100.0%
237
100.0%
429

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
No83.1%
565
77.1%
489
80.2%
1054
Yes16.9%
115
22.6%
143
19.6%
258
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
No78.3%
717
84.4%
130
87.0%
154
80.6%
50
60.0%
3
80.2%
1054
Yes21.5%
197
15.6%
24
13.0%
23
19.4%
12
40.0%
2
19.6%
258
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
No87.0%
60
80.8%
274
78.8%
108
84.6%
270
71.7%
152
79.7%
189
80.2%
1053
Yes13.0%
9
19.2%
65
19.7%
27
15.4%
49
28.3%
60
20.3%
48
19.6%
258
TOTAL 100.0%
69
100.0%
339
100.0%
137
100.0%
319
100.0%
212
100.0%
237

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