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? None (TRSTNONE)



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 91.5%
508
93.4%
698
93.2%
703
92.7%
382
93.6%
132
92.9%
2423
Yes 8.5%
47
6.6%
49
6.5%
49
7.3%
30
5.0%
7
7.0%
182
TOTAL 100.0%
555
100.0%
747
100.0%
754
100.0%
412
100.0%
141

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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 92.5%
1251
93.2%
1173
92.8%
2424
Yes 7.2%
98
6.8%
85
7.0%
183
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
0.1%
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 91.7%
155
94.2%
357
94.8%
599
93.7%
473
97.8%
219
89.1%
602

19
93.0%
2405
Yes 8.3%
14
5.5%
21
5.2%
33
6.1%
31
2.2%
5
10.7%
72

7
6.8%
176
TOTAL 100.0%
169
100.0%
379
100.0%
632
100.0%
505
100.0%
224
100.0%
676

26

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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 95.3%
1725
83.8%
233
87.2%
280
97.2%
106
100.0%
9
85.4%
70
92.8%
2423
Yes 4.7%
86
15.1%
42
12.5%
40
2.8%
3
0.0%
0
14.6%
12
7.0%
183
TOTAL 100.0%
1811
100.0%
278
100.0%
321
100.0%
109
100.0%
9
100.0%
82

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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 83.7%
123
96.1%
667
96.4%
349
91.5%
634
91.0%
373
91.1%
277
92.8%
2423
Yes 15.6%
23
3.7%
26
3.6%
13
8.4%
58
9.0%
37
8.6%
26
7.0%
183
TOTAL 100.0%
147
100.0%
694
100.0%
362
100.0%
693
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 93.9%
413
92.6%
574
92.2%
812
93.4%
624
92.9%
2423
Yes 5.9%
26
7.4%
46
7.7%
68
6.4%
43
7.0%
183
TOTAL 100.0%
440
100.0%
620
100.0%
881
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 84.0%
258
93.2%
984
91.9%
442
96.4%
405
96.3%
257
97.2%
69

9
92.8%
2415
Yes 15.3%
47
6.8%
72
7.7%
37
3.6%
15
3.7%
10
2.8%
2

1
7.0%
183
TOTAL 100.0%
307
100.0%
1056
100.0%
481
100.0%
420
100.0%
267
100.0%
71

10

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