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

Congregational Identity - R's Past

  All frequencies weighted by LOWEIGHT


As an adult, but BEFORE 2006, did you ever consider yourself as something other than [FILL religious identity]? (CIP_0) -- Wave 2 (2012)
TOTAL%
1) Yes24420
2) No97880
Missing92 
TOTAL1222100.0
As an adult, but BEFORE 2006, which of the following did you consider yourself? Were you Christian, Muslim, Jewish, Roman Catholic, Latter-day Saint or Mormon, Buddhist, Hindu, agnostic, atheist, spiritual, didnt give religious things much thought or something else? (CIP_1) -- Wave 2 (2012)
TOTAL%
1) Christian18956.6
2) Muslim1.3
3) Jewish41.2
4) Roman Catholic3911.7
5) Latter-day Saint Or Mormon3.9
6) Buddhist2.6
7) Hindu00
8) Agnostic (You are not sure if there is a God.)175.1
9) Atheist (You believe there is no God.)41.2
10) Spiritual, but not committed to a particular faith298.7
11) Didnt give religious things much thought257.5
12) Other216.3
Missing980 
TOTAL334100.0
Was there some other religion that I havent mentioned that described you, or were there religious practices, such as worship of ancestors, that you engaged in? (CIP_2) -- Wave 2 (2012)
TOTAL%
1) Yes310
2) No2790
Missing1285 
TOTAL30100.0
Were you Catholic? (CIP_4) -- Wave 2 (2012)
TOTAL%
1) Yes189.5
2) No17190.5
Missing1125 
TOTAL189100.0
Respondents religion as adult before 2006 (CIP_1_2) -- Wave 2 (2012)
TOTAL%
1) Christian70053.3
2) Muslim7.5
3) Jewish191.4
4) Roman Catholic36327.6
5) Mormon8.6
6) Buddhist8.6
7) Hindu201.5
8) Agnostic403
9) Atheist161.2
10) Spiritual997.5
11) Dont think about religion272.1
12) Other6.5
Missing2 
TOTAL1313100.0


Instructions
View each question on our survey and how our respondents answered to the left.

To perform an auto-analysis of how an item relates to key demographics such as gender, education, religion and more, click on the "Analyze results" link below a variable.
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