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 twelve months, which have helped you directly by giving their time? Other family and friends (RECFFR)



Variable Comparisons

[Age | Gender | Political Ideology | Race | Religious Tradition | Region | Education ]

Age

18 to 29 years old 30 to 44 years old 45 to 59 years old 60 to 74 years old 75 years and older TOTAL
Refused 0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.1%
1
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
1
Don't know 0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.7%
3
0.0%
0
0.1%
3
No 28.8%
160
36.0%
269
36.9%
278
55.3%
228
49.6%
70
38.5%
1005
Yes 71.2%
395
64.0%
479
63.0%
475
43.9%
181
50.4%
71
61.3%
1601
TOTAL 100.0%
555
100.0%
748
100.0%
754
100.0%
412
100.0%
141

2610


Gender

Female Male TOTAL
Refused 0.0%
0
0.1%
1
0.0%
1
Don't know 0.3%
4
0.0%
0
0.2%
4
No 36.3%
491
40.9%
515
38.5%
1006
Yes 63.4%
857
59.0%
743
61.3%
1600
TOTAL 100.0%
1352
100.0%
1259

2611


Political ideology

Very liberal Somewhat liberal Middle of the road Somewhat conservative Very conservative Haven't thought much about it Missing TOTAL
Refused 0.0%
0
0.3%
1
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0

0
0.0%
1
Don't know 0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0

3
0.0%
0
No 28.6%
48
31.9%
121
33.9%
214
39.1%
197
34.7%
78
49.2%
333

15
38.3%
991
Yes 71.4%
120
67.8%
257
66.1%
418
60.9%
307
65.3%
147
50.8%
344

8
61.6%
1593
TOTAL 100.0%
168
100.0%
379
100.0%
632
100.0%
504
100.0%
225
100.0%
677

26

2585


Race

White Black Hispanic Asian Pacific Islander Other TOTAL
Refused 0.0%
0
0.4%
1
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
1
Don't know 0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
3.7%
3
0.1%
3
No 31.6%
573
53.2%
148
66.0%
212
38.5%
42
66.7%
6
30.5%
25
38.5%
1006
Yes 68.4%
1238
46.4%
129
34.0%
109
61.5%
67
33.3%
3
65.9%
54
61.3%
1600
TOTAL 100.0%
1811
100.0%
278
100.0%
321
100.0%
109
100.0%
9
100.0%
82

2610


Religion

Black Protestant Evangelical Protestant Mainline Protestant Catholic Unaffiliated Other TOTAL
Refused 0.7%
1
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
1
Don't know 0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.4%
3
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.1%
3
No 53.7%
79
38.2%
265
31.5%
114
45.5%
315
33.2%
136
31.4%
95
38.5%
1004
Yes 45.6%
67
61.8%
429
68.5%
248
54.1%
375
66.8%
274
68.6%
208
61.4%
1601
TOTAL 100.0%
147
100.0%
694
100.0%
362
100.0%
693
100.0%
410
100.0%
303

2609


Region

Northeast Midwest South West TOTAL
Refused 0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.1%
1
0.0%
0
0.0%
1
Don't know 0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.4%
3
0.1%
3
No 26.1%
115
43.3%
269
41.5%
366
38.2%
255
38.5%
1005
Yes 73.9%
325
56.7%
352
58.3%
514
61.4%
410
61.3%
1601
TOTAL 100.0%
440
100.0%
621
100.0%
881
100.0%
668

2610


Education

No high school diploma GED or high school diploma Vocational/technical diploma or Associate's degree Bachelor's degree Graduate degree Other Missing TOTAL
Refused 0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.2%
1
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0

0
0.0%
1
Don't know 1.0%
3
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0

0
0.1%
3
No 57.8%
177
42.5%
449
34.8%
167
25.4%
107
28.2%
75
35.2%
25

6
38.5%
1000
Yes 41.2%
126
57.5%
607
65.0%
312
74.6%
314
71.8%
191
64.8%
46

4
61.4%
1596
TOTAL 100.0%
306
100.0%
1056
100.0%
480
100.0%
421
100.0%
266
100.0%
71

10

2600