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Portraits of American Life Study, 1st Wave, 2006 - Analysis

ARBL_12 (Weighted by PAWT2)

At your meals at home, how often does someone say grace or give thanks aloud?
 FrequencyPercentCumulative Percent
-7) Refused331.3%1.3%
-4) Don't know50.2%1.5%
1) Never68526.3%27.7%
2) A few times a year68626.3%54.1%
3) Once a month1054.0%58.1%
4) 2-3 times a month1074.1%62.2%
5) Once a week823.1%65.4%
6) A few times a week but less than every day2529.7%75.0%
7) Once a day29111.2%86.2%
8) More than once a day35913.8%100.0%
Missing6
Total Unweighted N = 2604





Age (I-AGE)

 18 to 29 years old30 to 44 years old45 to 59 years old60 to 74 years old75 years and olderMissingTotal
Refused0.2%
1
0.5%
4
1.6%
12
3.2%
13
2.1%
3
01.3%
33
Don't know0.0%
0
0.4%
3
0.1%
1
0.2%
1
0.0%
0
00.2%
5
Never33.3%
185
28.9%
216
21.0%
158
23.2%
95
22.0%
31
026.3%
685
A few times a year22.8%
127
27.2%
203
30.6%
230
24.1%
99
19.9%
28
026.4%
687
Once a month5.0%
28
4.3%
32
3.1%
23
4.6%
19
2.8%
4
04.1%
106
2-3 times a month3.8%
21
2.8%
21
3.2%
24
7.1%
29
7.8%
11
04.1%
106
Once a week3.6%
20
3.3%
25
3.2%
24
2.9%
12
0.7%
1
03.1%
82
A few times a week but less than every day9.7%
54
8.0%
60
9.4%
71
12.0%
49
12.8%
18
09.7%
252
Once a day10.4%
58
11.1%
83
12.8%
96
9.8%
40
9.9%
14
011.2%
291
More than once a day11.2%
62
13.4%
100
15.0%
113
12.9%
53
22.0%
31
013.8%
359
Missing1112160
Total 100%
556
100%
747
100%
752
100%
410
100%
141
   
2606

Gender (I-GENDER)

 MaleFemaleMissingTotal
Refused1.1%
14
1.4%
19
01.3%
33
Don't know0.1%
1
0.3%
4
00.2%
5
Never30.8%
388
22.0%
297
026.3%
685
A few times a year25.0%
315
27.5%
371
026.3%
686
Once a month5.0%
63
3.2%
43
04.1%
106
2-3 times a month4.4%
55
3.9%
52
04.1%
107
Once a week2.6%
33
3.6%
49
03.1%
82
A few times a week but less than every day8.6%
108
10.7%
144
09.7%
252
Once a day10.0%
126
12.2%
165
011.2%
291
More than once a day12.3%
155
15.1%
203
013.7%
358
Missing1560
Total 100%
1258
100%
1347
   
2605

Political ideology (I-POLITICS)

 Very liberalSomewhat liberalMiddle of the roadSomewhat conservativeVery conservativeHaven't thought much about itMissingTotal
Refused0.6%
1
0.0%
0
0.3%
2
0.8%
4
0.0%
0
3.1%
21
41.1%
28
Don't know0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.2%
1
0.2%
1
0.0%
0
0.3%
2
00.2%
4
Never52.4%
88
29.6%
112
28.8%
181
16.9%
85
16.5%
37
26.5%
179
526.4%
682
A few times a year23.2%
39
32.5%
123
30.7%
193
23.8%
120
14.3%
32
25.6%
173
526.4%
680
Once a month3.0%
5
1.9%
7
4.8%
30
6.5%
33
2.2%
5
3.7%
25
04.1%
105
2-3 times a month2.4%
4
5.8%
22
3.8%
24
4.8%
24
3.1%
7
3.7%
25
04.1%
106
Once a week2.4%
4
2.4%
9
4.8%
30
3.8%
19
3.6%
8
1.8%
12
13.2%
82
A few times a week but less than every day2.4%
4
7.9%
30
12.4%
78
11.7%
59
12.9%
29
7.2%
49
29.7%
249
Once a day3.0%
5
10.8%
41
8.3%
52
13.5%
68
17.0%
38
12.4%
84
211.2%
288
More than once a day10.7%
18
9.0%
34
6.0%
38
18.1%
91
30.4%
68
15.7%
106
513.8%
355
Missing111001302
Total 100%
168
100%
378
100%
629
100%
504
100%
224
100%
676
   
2579

Race (I-RACE)

 WhiteBlackHispanicAsianPacific IslanderOtherMissingTotal
Refused1.0%
18
2.2%
6
1.6%
5
0.9%
1
0.0%
0
3.6%
3
01.3%
33
Don't know0.1%
1
0.4%
1
0.9%
3
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
00.2%
5
Never26.8%
484
13.0%
36
26.3%
84
45.8%
49
0.0%
0
38.6%
32
026.3%
685
A few times a year28.8%
519
11.6%
32
28.2%
90
18.7%
20
33.3%
3
25.3%
21
026.3%
685
Once a month4.5%
82
2.2%
6
3.8%
12
0.9%
1
0.0%
0
3.6%
3
04.0%
104
2-3 times a month4.7%
84
2.9%
8
3.4%
11
0.9%
1
0.0%
0
2.4%
2
04.1%
106
Once a week3.0%
55
2.9%
8
3.1%
10
3.7%
4
11.1%
1
4.8%
4
03.2%
82
A few times a week but less than every day10.0%
181
10.8%
30
10.7%
34
3.7%
4
0.0%
0
2.4%
2
09.7%
251
Once a day10.3%
186
18.4%
51
11.3%
36
9.3%
10
11.1%
1
8.4%
7
011.2%
291
More than once a day10.8%
195
35.7%
99
10.7%
34
15.9%
17
44.4%
4
10.8%
9
013.8%
358
Missing40200060
Total 100%
1805
100%
277
100%
319
100%
107
100%
9
100%
83
   
2600

Religion (I-RELIGION)

 Black ProtestantEvangelical ProtestantMainline ProtestantCatholicUnaffiliatedOtherMissingTotal
Refused2.0%
3
1.6%
11
1.1%
4
1.6%
11
0.2%
1
1.0%
3
01.3%
33
Don't know0.7%
1
0.1%
1
0.0%
0
0.3%
2
0.2%
1
0.0%
0
00.2%
5
Never12.2%
18
17.1%
118
24.2%
87
19.5%
135
50.2%
206
40.1%
121
026.3%
685
A few times a year10.9%
16
17.8%
123
31.7%
114
33.3%
231
31.7%
130
23.8%
72
026.4%
686
Once a month2.0%
3
6.2%
43
4.4%
16
4.6%
32
1.0%
4
2.3%
7
04.0%
105
2-3 times a month2.7%
4
3.8%
26
4.4%
16
6.1%
42
2.7%
11
2.0%
6
04.0%
105
Once a week2.7%
4
2.6%
18
2.2%
8
4.3%
30
2.7%
11
3.6%
11
03.2%
82
A few times a week but less than every day12.2%
18
15.3%
106
7.8%
28
9.5%
66
4.6%
19
5.0%
15
09.7%
252
Once a day19.0%
28
14.9%
103
11.4%
41
12.1%
84
3.2%
13
7.3%
22
011.2%
291
More than once a day35.4%
52
20.5%
142
12.8%
46
8.7%
60
3.4%
14
14.9%
45
013.8%
359
Missing03110160
Total 100%
147
100%
691
100%
360
100%
693
100%
410
100%
302
   
2603

Region (I-REGION)

 NortheastMidwestSouthWestMissingTotal
Refused0.9%
4
1.6%
10
1.4%
12
1.2%
8
01.3%
34
Don't know0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.2%
2
0.3%
2
00.2%
4
Never28.4%
125
20.9%
130
23.8%
209
33.3%
222
026.3%
686
A few times a year27.5%
121
30.8%
191
22.2%
195
26.7%
178
026.3%
685
Once a month2.7%
12
5.3%
33
4.1%
36
3.6%
24
04.0%
105
2-3 times a month4.1%
18
3.1%
19
4.1%
36
5.0%
33
04.1%
106
Once a week3.4%
15
3.5%
22
3.1%
27
2.7%
18
03.1%
82
A few times a week but less than every day8.9%
39
10.3%
64
11.4%
100
7.4%
49
09.7%
252
Once a day11.4%
50
10.5%
65
12.2%
107
10.5%
70
011.2%
292
More than once a day12.7%
56
14.0%
87
17.5%
154
9.3%
62
013.8%
359
Missing004260
Total 100%
440
100%
621
100%
878
100%
666
   
2605

Education (I-EDUC)

 No high school diplomaGED or high school diplomaVocational/technical diploma or Associate's degreeBachelor's degreeGraduate degreeOtherMissingTotal
Refused6.8%
21
0.7%
7
0.4%
2
0.0%
0
1.1%
3
1.4%
1
01.3%
34
Don't know0.7%
2
0.2%
2
0.2%
1
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
00.2%
5
Never29.0%
89
26.9%
284
19.5%
94
26.4%
111
30.7%
82
32.4%
23
226.2%
683
A few times a year23.8%
73
25.6%
271
29.5%
142
28.0%
118
23.6%
63
26.8%
19
026.3%
686
Once a month3.9%
12
3.5%
37
6.2%
30
3.8%
16
3.7%
10
1.4%
1
04.1%
106
2-3 times a month4.9%
15
3.5%
37
2.9%
14
4.3%
18
5.6%
15
11.3%
8
04.1%
107
Once a week2.9%
9
3.8%
40
2.7%
13
2.9%
12
1.5%
4
5.6%
4
03.1%
82
A few times a week but less than every day8.8%
27
11.2%
118
10.4%
50
7.6%
32
8.2%
22
2.8%
2
19.6%
251
Once a day6.5%
20
11.2%
118
13.1%
63
13.8%
58
11.2%
30
4.2%
3
011.2%
292
More than once a day12.7%
39
13.5%
143
15.0%
72
13.3%
56
14.2%
38
14.1%
10
013.7%
358
Missing00000096
Total 100%
307
100%
1057
100%
481
100%
421
100%
267
100%
71
   
2604

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