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? Strangers (RECSTW1) -- 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
No96.7%
117
95.1%
447
94.9%
263
89.5%
222
87.4%
146
86.7%
26
93.0%
1221
Yes3.3%
4
4.9%
23
4.7%
13
10.5%
26
12.6%
21
13.3%
4
6.9%
91
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
No95.0%
592
89.8%
212
91.6%
394

25
92.9%
1198
Yes4.8%
30
10.2%
24
8.4%
36

0
7.0%
90
TOTAL 100.0%
623
100.0%
236
100.0%
430

25

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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
No94.3%
641
91.8%
582
93.1%
1223
Yes5.7%
39
8.0%
51
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
Refused0.0%
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
No92.8%
850
94.2%
146
95.5%
169
88.7%
55
75.0%
3
93.1%
1223
Yes7.2%
66
5.2%
8
4.5%
8
11.3%
7
25.0%
1
6.8%
90
TOTAL 100.0%
916
100.0%
155
100.0%
177
100.0%
62
100.0%
4

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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
No94.2%
65
95.6%
325
92.0%
126
92.5%
295
89.7%
191
93.3%
222
93.0%
1224
Yes4.3%
3
4.4%
15
8.0%
11
7.5%
24
10.3%
22
6.7%
16
6.9%
91
TOTAL 100.0%
69
100.0%
340
100.0%
137
100.0%
319
100.0%
213
100.0%
238

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