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

Current Living Arrangement

  All frequencies weighted by LOWEIGHT


Are you married or living with a partner, divorced, separated, widowed, or have you never been married? (LV_1W1) -- Wave 1 (2006) [See Wave 2 version below]
TOTAL%
-4) Dont know1.1
1) Married75757.6
2) Living with unmarried partner775.9
3) Widowed584.4
4) Divorced/Annulled1047.9
6) Separated241.8
7) Never married29422.4
TOTAL1315100.0
Are you married or living with a partner, divorced, separated, had an annulled marriage, or widowed, or have you never been married? (LV_1) -- Wave 2 (2012)
TOTAL%
1) Married74957
2) Living with unmarried partner856.5
3) Widowed866.5
4) Divorced1299.8
5) Annulled marriage00
6) Separated292.2
7) Never married23517.9
Missing1 
TOTAL1313100.0
Do you have any children not living with you, including adopted and step-children? (LV_2W1) -- Wave 1 (2006)
TOTAL%
1) Yes58244.3
2) No73255.7
TOTAL1314100.0
Have you ever been divorced or had an annulment? (LV_1AW1) -- Wave 1 (2006)
TOTAL%
-7) Refused1.1
1) Yes22524.6
2) No69075.3
Missing398 
TOTAL916100.0
Are you married or living with a partner, divorced, separated, had an annulled marriage, or widowed, or have you never been married? (LV_1) -- Wave 2 (2012)
TOTAL%
1) Married74957
2) Living with unmarried partner856.5
3) Widowed866.5
4) Divorced1299.8
5) Annulled marriage00
6) Separated292.2
7) Never married23517.9
Missing1 
TOTAL1313100.0
What is the total number of living children you have, if any, regardless of where they live? Include adopted and stepchildren. (LV_3) -- Wave 2 (2012)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL13142.181.83


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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