Portraits of American Life Study
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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

Current Living Arrangement

  All frequencies weighted by PAWT2

Are you married or living with a partner, divorced, separated, or widowed, or have you never been married? (LV_1)
-4) Don't know10
1) Married149257.2
2) Living with unmarried partner1816.9
3) Widowed1254.8
4) Divorced/Annulled2328.9
6) Separated632.4
7) Never married51619.8
[IF LV_1=1-3 or 6, ASK LV_1a, ELSE SKIP TO LV_2.] Have you ever been divorced or had an annulment? (LV_1A)
-7) Refused1.1
-4) Don't know00
1) Yes48025.8
2) No138174.2
Do you have any children not living with you, including adopted and step-children? (LV_2)
-7) Refused00
1) Yes115344.2
2) No145655.8

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

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