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? None (RECNONE)



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 94.8%
526
95.2%
711
94.3%
711
87.4%
360
91.5%
129
93.4%
2437
Yes 5.2%
29
4.8%
36
5.6%
42
11.9%
49
8.5%
12
6.4%
168
TOTAL 100.0%
555
100.0%
747
100.0%
754
100.0%
412
100.0%
141

2609


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 93.9%
1270
92.7%
1167
93.3%
2437
Yes 5.8%
78
7.2%
91
6.5%
169
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 95.2%
160
96.3%
365
94.9%
600
94.0%
474
96.9%
217
89.1%
603

19
93.6%
2419
Yes 4.8%
8
3.4%
13
5.1%
32
6.0%
30
3.1%
7
10.9%
74

4
6.3%
164
TOTAL 100.0%
168
100.0%
379
100.0%
632
100.0%
504
100.0%
224
100.0%
677

26

2584


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 95.5%
1730
89.9%
250
85.1%
274
94.5%
103
100.0%
9
87.8%
72
93.4%
2438
Yes 4.5%
81
9.7%
27
14.9%
48
5.5%
6
0.0%
0
8.5%
7
6.5%
169
TOTAL 100.0%
1811
100.0%
278
100.0%
322
100.0%
109
100.0%
9
100.0%
82

2611


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 87.1%
128
96.3%
668
95.0%
344
90.0%
624
95.6%
392
93.1%
282
93.4%
2438
Yes 12.2%
18
3.7%
26
5.0%
18
9.5%
66
4.4%
18
6.9%
21
6.4%
167
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 96.1%
423
94.2%
585
93.5%
824
90.6%
605
93.4%
2437
Yes 3.9%
17
5.8%
36
6.4%
56
9.0%
60
6.5%
169
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 81.7%
250
94.7%
1000
94.4%
453
96.0%
404
95.1%
253
95.8%
68

9
93.4%
2428
Yes 17.3%
53
5.3%
56
5.4%
26
4.0%
17
4.9%
13
4.2%
3

1
6.5%
168
TOTAL 100.0%
306
100.0%
1056
100.0%
480
100.0%
421
100.0%
266
100.0%
71

10

2600