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 been able to trust completely? Close family (such as parents, children, and adult siblings) (TSTFAW1) -- 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
Refused0.8%
1
0.0%
0
0.4%
1
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.2%
2
No25.6%
31
19.1%
90
19.9%
55
10.9%
27
10.2%
17
10.0%
3
17.0%
223
Yes73.6%
89
80.9%
381
79.8%
221
89.1%
221
89.8%
150
90.0%
27
82.9%
1089
TOTAL 100.0%
121
100.0%
471
100.0%
277
100.0%
248
100.0%
167
100.0%
30

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Political party

DemocratNeitherRepublicanMissingTOTAL
Refused0.5%
3
0.0%
0
0.0%
0

0
0.2%
3
No18.1%
113
15.7%
37
14.9%
64

8
16.6%
214
Yes81.4%
507
84.3%
199
85.1%
366

16
83.2%
1072
TOTAL 100.0%
623
100.0%
236
100.0%
430

24

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Gender

FemaleMaleTOTAL
Refused0.3%
2
0.2%
1
0.2%
3
No17.6%
120
16.2%
103
17.0%
223
Yes82.1%
559
83.6%
530
82.8%
1089
TOTAL 100.0%
681
100.0%
634

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Race

White/Caucasian/AngloBlack/African AmericanHispanic/Latino(a)Asian/Asian AmericanNative AmericanTOTAL
Refused0.0%
0
1.9%
3
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.2%
3
No14.5%
133
26.6%
41
22.5%
40
11.3%
7
40.0%
2
17.0%
223
Yes85.5%
783
71.4%
110
77.5%
138
88.7%
55
60.0%
3
82.8%
1089
TOTAL 100.0%
916
100.0%
154
100.0%
178
100.0%
62
100.0%
5

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Religion

Black ProtestantEvangelical ProtestantMainline ProtestantCatholicOther faithNonaffiliatedTOTAL
Refused1.4%
1
0.6%
2
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.2%
3
No30.4%
21
14.7%
50
16.1%
22
20.3%
65
15.6%
33
13.5%
32
17.0%
223
Yes68.1%
47
84.7%
287
83.9%
115
79.7%
255
84.4%
179
86.5%
205
82.8%
1088
TOTAL 100.0%
69
100.0%
339
100.0%
137
100.0%
320
100.0%
212
100.0%
237

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