Portraits of American Life Study, 2nd Wave, 2012

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HR_7A_7

[Wave 2] Are you the child's biological parent, step parent, adoptive parent, foster parent or legal guardian? [New household member #7]
  1) Biological parent
  2) Stepparent

Category Frequency Percentage Cumulative Percentage Z-Score
Biological parent 18 90% 90% -.32
Stepparent 2 10% 100% 2.92

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%
1
100.0%
7
75.0%
6
100.0%
1
100.0%
1
88.9%
16
Stepparent 0.0%
0
0.0%
0
25.0%
2
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
11.1%
2
TOTAL 100.0%
1
100.0%
7
100.0%
8
100.0%
1
100.0%
1

18


Race (I-RACE)

White/Caucasian/Anglo Black/African American Hispanic/Latino(a) Asian/Asian American TOTAL
Biological parent 60.0%
3
100.0%
5
100.0%
8
100.0%
2
90.0%
18
Stepparent 40.0%
2
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
10.0%
2
TOTAL 100.0%
5
100.0%
5
100.0%
8
100.0%
2

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Political party (I-PARTYID)

Democrat Neither Republican TOTAL
Biological parent 84.6%
11
100.0%
3
100.0%
4
90.0%
18
Stepparent 15.4%
2
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
10.0%
2
TOTAL 100.0%
13
100.0%
3
100.0%
4

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Gender (I-GENDER)

Female Male TOTAL
Biological parent 87.5%
14
100.0%
4
90.0%
18
Stepparent 12.5%
2
0.0%
0
10.0%
2
TOTAL 100.0%
16
100.0%
4

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Religion (I-RELIGION)

Black Protestant Evangelical Protestant Mainline Protestant Catholic Other faith Nonaffiliated TOTAL
Biological parent 100.0%
2
85.7%
6
100.0%
1
100.0%
5
100.0%
2
66.7%
2
90.0%
18
Stepparent 0.0%
0
14.3%
1
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
33.3%
1
10.0%
2
TOTAL 100.0%
2
100.0%
7
100.0%
1
100.0%
5
100.0%
2
100.0%
3

20


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%
4
85.7%
12
100.0%
1
0.00%
0
100.0%
1
90.0%
18
Stepparent 0.0%
0
14.3%
2
0.0%
0
0.00%
0
0.0%
0
10.0%
2
TOTAL 100.0%
4
100.0%
14
100.0%
1
100.0%
0
100.0%
1

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