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

Trust

  All frequencies weighted by LOWEIGHT


In the past 12 months, for which people, if any, have you been able to trust completely? Congregation members (TSTCOW1) -- Wave 1 (2006) [See Wave 2 version below]
TOTAL%
-7) Refused3.2
0) No112385.5
1) Yes18814.3
TOTAL1314100.0
In the past 12 months, which people, if any, have you been able to trust? People in your congregation who are not family or friends (TSTCO) -- Wave 2 (2012)
TOTAL%
1) Completely trust19225.2
2) Somewhat trust48062.9
3) Somewhat do not trust557.2
4) Completely do not trust364.7
Missing550 
TOTAL763100.0
In the past 12 months, for which people, if any, have you been able to trust completely? Close family (such as parents, children, and adult siblings) (TSTFAW1) -- Wave 1 (2006) [See Wave 2 version below]
TOTAL%
-7) Refused3.2
0) No22317
1) Yes108982.8
TOTAL1315100.0
In the past 12 months, which people, if any, have you been able to trust? Close family (such as parents, siblings, and adult children) (TSTFA) -- Wave 2 (2012)
TOTAL%
1) Completely trust97475.2
2) Somewhat trust28021.6
3) Somewhat do not trust241.9
4) Completely do not trust181.4
Missing18 
TOTAL1296100.0
In the past 12 months, for which people, if any, have you been able to trust completely? Other family and friends (TSTFRW1) -- Wave 1 (2006) [See Wave 2 version below]
TOTAL%
-7) Refused3.2
0) No61046.4
1) Yes70153.3
TOTAL1314100.0
In the past 12 months, which people, if any, have you been able to trust? Other family and friends (TSTFR) -- Wave 2 (2012)
TOTAL%
1) Completely trust56743.8
2) Somewhat trust64049.4
3) Somewhat do not trust513.9
4) Completely do not trust372.9
Missing19 
TOTAL1295100.0
In the past 12 months, for which people, if any, have you been able to trust completely? Neighbors (TSTNGW1) -- Wave 1 (2006) [See Wave 2 version below]
TOTAL%
-7) Refused3.2
0) No104979.8
1) Yes26219.9
TOTAL1314100.0
In the past 12 months, which people, if any, have you been able to trust? Neighbors (TSTNG) -- Wave 2 (2012)
TOTAL%
1) Completely trust22017
2) Somewhat trust79261.3
3) Somewhat do not trust18114
4) Completely do not trust997.7
Missing22 
TOTAL1292100.0
In the past 12 months, for which people, if any, have you been able to trust completely? None (TSTNOW1) -- Wave 1 (2006) [See Wave 2 version below]
TOTAL%
-7) Refused3.2
0) No121892.6
1) Yes947.1
TOTAL1315100.0
In the past 12 months, which people, if any, have you been able to trust? Close family (such as parents, siblings, and adult children) (TSTFA) -- Wave 2 (2012)
TOTAL%
1) Completely trust97475.2
2) Somewhat trust28021.6
3) Somewhat do not trust241.9
4) Completely do not trust181.4
Missing18 
TOTAL1296100.0
Number of types listed respondent has been able to trust in past 12 months (TSTNUW1) -- Wave 1 (2006)
TOTAL%
-7) Refused3.2
0) 0947.2
1) 156543
2) 235326.9
3) 320515.6
4) 4846.4
5) 510.8
TOTAL1314100.0
In the past 12 months, for which people, if any, have you been able to trust completely? Strangers (TSTSTW1) -- Wave 1 (2006) [See Wave 2 version below]
TOTAL%
-7) Refused3.2
0) No127797.1
1) Yes352.7
TOTAL1315100.0
In the past 12 months, which people, if any, have you been able to trust? Strangers (TSTST) -- Wave 2 (2012)
TOTAL%
1) Completely trust151.2
2) Somewhat trust31424.4
3) Somewhat do not trust50639.3
4) Completely do not trust45235.1
Missing27 
TOTAL1287100.0


Instructions
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