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? None (TSTNOW1) -- 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
No85.1%
103
91.9%
433
91.7%
254
94.8%
235
97.6%
164
100.0%
30
92.7%
1219
Yes14.0%
17
8.1%
38
7.9%
22
5.2%
13
2.4%
4
0.0%
0
7.1%
94
TOTAL 100.0%
121
100.0%
471
100.0%
277
100.0%
248
100.0%
168
100.0%
30

1315



Political party

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

0
0.2%
3
No90.5%
564
93.6%
221
96.3%
414

18
93.0%
1199
Yes9.0%
56
6.4%
15
3.7%
16

6
6.7%
87
TOTAL 100.0%
623
100.0%
236
100.0%
430

24

1289



Gender

FemaleMaleTOTAL
Refused0.3%
2
0.2%
1
0.2%
3
No91.3%
622
94.2%
596
92.7%
1218
Yes8.4%
57
5.7%
36
7.1%
93
TOTAL 100.0%
681
100.0%
633

1314



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
No95.0%
870
82.5%
127
90.4%
161
90.3%
56
100.0%
4
92.7%
1218
Yes5.0%
46
15.6%
24
9.6%
17
9.7%
6
0.0%
0
7.1%
93
TOTAL 100.0%
916
100.0%
154
100.0%
178
100.0%
62
100.0%
4

1314



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
No78.3%
54
94.7%
322
97.1%
132
90.6%
290
95.8%
203
91.6%
218
92.7%
1219
Yes20.3%
14
4.7%
16
2.9%
4
9.4%
30
4.2%
9
8.4%
20
7.1%
93
TOTAL 100.0%
69
100.0%
340
100.0%
136
100.0%
320
100.0%
212
100.0%
238

1315