Portraits of American Life Study, 2nd Wave, 2012

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RE_2E

[Wave 2] Are you . . . of European descent, Middle Eastern, of Hispanic descent or something else? [Whites only]
  1) Of European descent
  2) Middle Eastern
  4) Or something else?

Category Frequency Percentage Cumulative Percentage Z-Score
Of European descent 33 78.6% 78.6% -.5
Middle Eastern 1 2.4% 81% .34
Or something else? 8 19% 100% 2.02

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
Of European descent 100.0%
3
75.0%
15
62.5%
5
100.0%
8
100.0%
1
80.0%
32
Middle Eastern 0.0%
0
0.0%
0
12.5%
1
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
2.5%
1
Or something else? 0.0%
0
25.0%
5
25.0%
2
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
17.5%
7
TOTAL 100.0%
3
100.0%
20
100.0%
8
100.0%
8
100.0%
1

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Race (I-RACE)

White/Caucasian/Anglo Black/African American Hispanic/Latino(a) Asian/Asian American TOTAL
Of European descent 78.6%
33
0.00%
0
0.00%
0
0.00%
0
78.6%
33
Middle Eastern 2.4%
1
0.00%
0
0.00%
0
0.00%
0
2.4%
1
Or something else? 19.0%
8
0.00%
0
0.00%
0
0.00%
0
19.0%
8
TOTAL 100.0%
42
100.0%
0
100.0%
0
100.0%
0

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Political party (I-PARTYID)

Democrat Neither Republican TOTAL
Of European descent 76.5%
13
63.6%
7
92.9%
13
78.6%
33
Middle Eastern 5.9%
1
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
2.4%
1
Or something else? 17.6%
3
36.4%
4
7.1%
1
19.0%
8
TOTAL 100.0%
17
100.0%
11
100.0%
14

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Gender (I-GENDER)

Female Male TOTAL
Of European descent 72.4%
21
92.3%
12
78.6%
33
Middle Eastern 3.4%
1
0.0%
0
2.4%
1
Or something else? 24.1%
7
7.7%
1
19.0%
8
TOTAL 100.0%
29
100.0%
13

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Religion (I-RELIGION)

Black Protestant Evangelical Protestant Mainline Protestant Catholic Other faith Nonaffiliated TOTAL
Of European descent 100.0%
1
90.9%
10
100.0%
2
62.5%
5
83.3%
5
71.4%
10
78.6%
33
Middle Eastern 0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
7.1%
1
2.4%
1
Or something else? 0.0%
0
9.1%
1
0.0%
0
37.5%
3
16.7%
1
21.4%
3
19.0%
8
TOTAL 100.0%
1
100.0%
11
100.0%
2
100.0%
8
100.0%
6
100.0%
14

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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
Of European descent 78.0%
32
0.00%
0
0.00%
0
0.00%
0
100.0%
1
78.6%
33
Middle Eastern 2.4%
1
0.00%
0
0.00%
0
0.00%
0
0.0%
0
2.4%
1
Or something else? 19.5%
8
0.00%
0
0.00%
0
0.00%
0
0.0%
0
19.0%
8
TOTAL 100.0%
41
100.0%
0
100.0%
0
100.0%
0
100.0%
1

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