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? Strangers (TRSTSTRA)



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 98.0%
545
96.7%
722
97.7%
737
98.1%
404
95.8%
136
97.4%
2544
Yes 2.0%
11
3.3%
25
2.0%
15
1.9%
8
2.8%
4
2.4%
63
TOTAL 100.0%
556
100.0%
747
100.0%
754
100.0%
412
100.0%
142

2611


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 97.9%
1323
97.0%
1220
97.5%
2543
Yes 1.9%
25
2.9%
37
2.4%
62
TOTAL 100.0%
1351
100.0%
1258

2609


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 97.6%
165
98.7%
373
96.7%
611
96.4%
487
97.3%
218
98.1%
663

26
97.4%
2517
Yes 2.4%
4
1.1%
4
3.3%
21
3.4%
17
2.7%
6
1.6%
11

0
2.4%
63
TOTAL 100.0%
169
100.0%
378
100.0%
632
100.0%
505
100.0%
224
100.0%
676

26

2584


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 97.4%
1764
97.1%
270
97.8%
315
99.1%
108
100.0%
9
95.1%
78
97.4%
2544
Yes 2.6%
47
1.8%
5
1.9%
6
0.9%
1
0.0%
0
4.9%
4
2.4%
63
TOTAL 100.0%
1811
100.0%
278
100.0%
322
100.0%
109
100.0%
9
100.0%
82

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 97.9%
143
96.8%
672
97.8%
354
98.1%
680
97.1%
398
97.4%
296
97.5%
2543
Yes 1.4%
2
3.0%
21
2.2%
8
1.7%
12
2.9%
12
2.3%
7
2.4%
62
TOTAL 100.0%
146
100.0%
694
100.0%
362
100.0%
693
100.0%
410
100.0%
304

2609


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 96.1%
422
96.5%
599
98.5%
868
97.9%
655
97.5%
2544
Yes 3.6%
16
3.5%
22
1.4%
12
1.9%
13
2.4%
63
TOTAL 100.0%
439
100.0%
621
100.0%
881
100.0%
669

2610


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 97.7%
299
98.6%
1041
97.7%
469
96.4%
406
95.9%
255
90.1%
64

10
97.5%
2534
Yes 1.6%
5
1.4%
15
1.9%
9
3.6%
15
4.1%
11
9.9%
7

0
2.4%
62
TOTAL 100.0%
306
100.0%
1056
100.0%
480
100.0%
421
100.0%
266
100.0%
71

10

2600