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, for which people, if any, have you been able to trust completely? Congregation members (TRSTCONG)



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
0.3%
2
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.1%
2
Don't know 0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
1.4%
2
0.1%
2
No 94.1%
523
91.7%
685
83.4%
629
81.5%
335
79.6%
113
87.5%
2285
Yes 5.9%
33
8.3%
62
16.3%
123
18.5%
76
19.0%
27
12.3%
321
TOTAL 100.0%
556
100.0%
747
100.0%
754
100.0%
411
100.0%
142

2610


Gender

Female Male TOTAL
Refused 0.1%
1
0.1%
1
0.1%
2
Don't know 0.1%
2
0.0%
0
0.1%
2
No 84.9%
1147
90.4%
1138
87.5%
2285
Yes 14.9%
201
9.5%
120
12.3%
321
TOTAL 100.0%
1351
100.0%
1259

2610


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
0.1%
1

0
0.1%
2
Don't know 0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.2%
1
0.0%
0
0.1%
1

0
0.1%
2
No 95.9%
162
90.5%
343
86.9%
549
82.4%
416
78.2%
176
91.6%
620

21
87.6%
2266
Yes 4.1%
7
9.2%
35
13.1%
83
17.4%
88
21.8%
49
8.1%
55

5
12.3%
317
TOTAL 100.0%
169
100.0%
379
100.0%
632
100.0%
505
100.0%
225
100.0%
677

26

2587


Race

White Black Hispanic Asian Pacific Islander Other TOTAL
Refused 0.0%
0
0.7%
2
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.1%
2
Don't know 0.0%
0
0.4%
1
0.3%
1
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.1%
2
No 85.6%
1551
91.0%
253
94.7%
304
86.2%
94
100.0%
9
89.2%
74
87.5%
2285
Yes 14.4%
260
7.9%
22
5.0%
16
13.8%
15
0.0%
0
10.8%
9
12.3%
322
TOTAL 100.0%
1811
100.0%
278
100.0%
321
100.0%
109
100.0%
9
100.0%
83

2611


Religion

Black Protestant Evangelical Protestant Mainline Protestant Catholic Unaffiliated Other TOTAL
Refused 0.7%
1
0.1%
1
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.1%
2
Don't know 0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.1%
1
0.0%
0
0.3%
1
0.1%
2
No 92.5%
136
80.5%
558
79.6%
288
91.5%
635
98.5%
404
86.8%
264
87.5%
2285
Yes 6.8%
10
19.3%
134
20.4%
74
8.4%
58
1.5%
6
12.8%
39
12.3%
321
TOTAL 100.0%
147
100.0%
693
100.0%
362
100.0%
694
100.0%
410
100.0%
304

2610


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 0.2%
1
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.1%
1
0.1%
2
No 81.8%
360
90.7%
563
86.5%
761
90.0%
601
87.6%
2285
Yes 18.0%
79
9.3%
58
13.4%
118
9.9%
66
12.3%
321
TOTAL 100.0%
440
100.0%
621
100.0%
880
100.0%
668

2609


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 0.3%
1
0.0%
0
0.2%
1
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0

0
0.1%
2
Don't know 0.3%
1
0.0%
0
0.2%
1
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0

0
0.1%
2
No 95.8%
293
88.0%
929
88.8%
426
81.7%
343
82.4%
220
88.7%
63

10
87.5%
2274
Yes 3.6%
11
12.0%
127
10.8%
52
18.3%
77
17.6%
47
11.3%
8

0
12.4%
322
TOTAL 100.0%
306
100.0%
1056
100.0%
480
100.0%
420
100.0%
267
100.0%
71

10

2600