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? Strangers (TSTSTW1) -- 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
No93.4%
113
97.9%
460
98.9%
274
97.6%
242
94.6%
158
96.7%
29
97.2%
1276
Yes5.8%
7
2.1%
10
0.7%
2
2.4%
6
5.4%
9
3.3%
1
2.7%
35
TOTAL 100.0%
121
100.0%
470
100.0%
277
100.0%
248
100.0%
167
100.0%
30

1313



Political party

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

0
0.2%
3
No97.9%
610
95.8%
227
96.5%
415

25
97.1%
1252
Yes1.6%
10
4.2%
10
3.5%
15

0
2.7%
35
TOTAL 100.0%
623
100.0%
237
100.0%
430

25

1290



Gender

FemaleMaleTOTAL
Refused0.3%
2
0.2%
1
0.2%
3
No97.8%
666
96.4%
611
97.1%
1277
Yes1.9%
13
3.5%
22
2.7%
35
TOTAL 100.0%
681
100.0%
634

1315



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
No97.5%
893
96.1%
148
96.0%
170
100.0%
62
60.0%
3
97.1%
1276
Yes2.5%
23
1.9%
3
4.0%
7
0.0%
0
40.0%
2
2.7%
35
TOTAL 100.0%
916
100.0%
154
100.0%
177
100.0%
62
100.0%
5

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
No98.6%
68
95.3%
324
100.0%
137
97.5%
311
98.6%
209
96.6%
229
97.3%
1278
Yes0.0%
0
4.1%
14
0.0%
0
2.5%
8
1.4%
3
3.4%
8
2.5%
33
TOTAL 100.0%
69
100.0%
340
100.0%
137
100.0%
319
100.0%
212
100.0%
237

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