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
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Variable Comparisons

[Education | Political Party | Gender | Race | Religious Tradition ]

Education

Less than high schoolGED or high school diplomaVocational/technical diploma or associate degreeBachelorsGraduate degreeOtherTOTAL
Yes1.5%
1
9.1%
17
11.9%
10
21.6%
16
29.3%
12
41.7%
5
13.1%
61
No98.5%
66
90.9%
169
88.1%
74
78.4%
58
70.7%
29
58.3%
7
86.9%
403
Missing5428419317412618849
TOTAL 100.0%
67
100.0%
186
100.0%
84
100.0%
74
100.0%
41
100.0%
12

464



Political party

DemocratNeitherRepublicanMissingTOTAL
Yes16.1%
37
8.5%
6
10.5%
16

1
13.0%
59
No83.9%
193
91.5%
65
89.5%
136

10
87.0%
394
Missing3931652780836
TOTAL 100.0%
230
100.0%
71
100.0%
152

11

453



Gender

FemaleMaleTOTAL
Yes11.0%
30
16.1%
31
13.1%
61
No89.0%
242
83.9%
161
86.9%
403
Missing408442850
TOTAL 100.0%
272
100.0%
192

464



Race

White/Caucasian/AngloBlack/African AmericanHispanic/Latino(a)Asian/Asian AmericanNative AmericanTOTAL
Yes13.3%
41
21.3%
13
9.5%
6
3.4%
1
0.0%
0
13.1%
61
No86.7%
268
78.7%
48
90.5%
57
96.6%
28
100.0%
2
86.9%
403
Missing60893114332850
TOTAL 100.0%
309
100.0%
61
100.0%
63
100.0%
29
100.0%
2

464



Religion

Black ProtestantEvangelical ProtestantMainline ProtestantCatholicOther faithNonaffiliatedTOTAL
Yes15.6%
5
13.7%
16
14.0%
7
6.0%
7
7.6%
6
29.4%
20
13.2%
61
No84.4%
27
86.3%
101
86.0%
43
94.0%
110
92.4%
73
70.6%
48
86.8%
402
Missing3722287202132170850
TOTAL 100.0%
32
100.0%
117
100.0%
50
100.0%
117
100.0%
79
100.0%
68

463