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, which have helped you directly by giving their time? Close family (such as parents, children, and adult siblings) (RECFAW1) -- 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
0.4%
1
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.1%
1
Dont know0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
No33.1%
40
20.0%
94
25.3%
70
12.5%
31
18.0%
30
3.3%
1
20.3%
266
Yes66.9%
81
80.0%
376
74.4%
206
87.5%
217
82.0%
137
96.7%
29
79.7%
1046
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
Refused0.2%
1
0.0%
0
0.0%
0

0
0.1%
1
Dont know0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0

0
0.0%
0
No21.3%
133
17.4%
41
19.5%
84

8
20.0%
258
Yes78.5%
489
82.6%
195
80.5%
346

16
79.9%
1030
TOTAL 100.0%
623
100.0%
236
100.0%
430

24

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Gender

FemaleMaleTOTAL
Refused0.0%
0
0.2%
1
0.1%
1
Dont know0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
No19.0%
129
21.8%
138
20.3%
267
Yes81.0%
551
78.1%
495
79.6%
1046
TOTAL 100.0%
680
100.0%
634

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Race

White/Caucasian/AngloBlack/African AmericanHispanic/Latino(a)Asian/Asian AmericanNative AmericanTOTAL
Refused0.0%
0
0.6%
1
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.1%
1
Dont know0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
No17.5%
160
30.5%
47
29.4%
52
12.9%
8
0.0%
0
20.3%
267
Yes82.5%
756
68.8%
106
70.6%
125
87.1%
54
100.0%
4
79.6%
1045
TOTAL 100.0%
916
100.0%
154
100.0%
177
100.0%
62
100.0%
4

1313



Religion

Black ProtestantEvangelical ProtestantMainline ProtestantCatholicOther faithNonaffiliatedTOTAL
Refused1.4%
1
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.1%
1
Dont know0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
No30.4%
21
17.7%
60
14.6%
20
24.4%
78
21.2%
45
18.1%
43
20.3%
267
Yes68.1%
47
82.3%
279
85.4%
117
75.6%
242
78.8%
167
81.9%
195
79.6%
1047
TOTAL 100.0%
69
100.0%
339
100.0%
137
100.0%
320
100.0%
212
100.0%
238

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