Portraits of American Life Study, 2nd Wave, 2012

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HR_7A_5

[Wave 2] Are you the child's biological parent, step parent, adoptive parent, foster parent or legal guardian? [New household member #5]
  1) Biological parent
  2) Stepparent

Category Frequency Percentage Cumulative Percentage Z-Score
Biological parent 55 98.2% 98.2% -.13
Stepparent 1 1.8% 100% 7.33

Variable Comparisons


Education (I-EDUC)

Less than high school GED or high school diploma Vocational/technical diploma or associate degree Bachelor's Graduate degree TOTAL
Biological parent 100.0%
4
100.0%
13
100.0%
13
100.0%
13
100.0%
9
100.0%
52
Stepparent 0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
TOTAL 100.0%
4
100.0%
13
100.0%
13
100.0%
13
100.0%
9

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Race (I-RACE)

White/Caucasian/Anglo Black/African American Hispanic/Latino(a) Asian/Asian American TOTAL
Biological parent 95.8%
23
100.0%
15
100.0%
10
100.0%
6
98.2%
54
Stepparent 4.2%
1
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
1.8%
1
TOTAL 100.0%
24
100.0%
15
100.0%
10
100.0%
6

55


Political party (I-PARTYID)

Democrat Neither Republican TOTAL
Biological parent 100.0%
27
90.0%
9
100.0%
18
98.2%
54
Stepparent 0.0%
0
10.0%
1
0.0%
0
1.8%
1
TOTAL 100.0%
27
100.0%
10
100.0%
18

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Gender (I-GENDER)

Female Male TOTAL
Biological parent 97.0%
32
100.0%
23
98.2%
55
Stepparent 3.0%
1
0.0%
0
1.8%
1
TOTAL 100.0%
33
100.0%
23

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Religion (I-RELIGION)

Black Protestant Evangelical Protestant Mainline Protestant Catholic Other faith Nonaffiliated TOTAL
Biological parent 100.0%
5
100.0%
15
80.0%
4
100.0%
9
100.0%
11
100.0%
11
98.2%
55
Stepparent 0.0%
0
0.0%
0
20.0%
1
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
1.8%
1
TOTAL 100.0%
5
100.0%
15
100.0%
5
100.0%
9
100.0%
11
100.0%
11

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Age (I-AGE)

20 to 29 years old 30 to 44 years old 45 to 59 years old 60 to 74 years old 75 years and older TOTAL
Biological parent 100.0%
6
100.0%
39
87.5%
7
100.0%
1
100.0%
2
98.2%
55
Stepparent 0.0%
0
0.0%
0
12.5%
1
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
1.8%
1
TOTAL 100.0%
6
100.0%
39
100.0%
8
100.0%
1
100.0%
2

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