Portraits of American Life Study, 2nd Wave, 2012

Data Archive > U.S. Surveys > General Population > National > PALS > Analysis


NE_25_7

[Wave 2] Which are involved in political activities, such as attending political rallies or meetings, contacting elected officials, or participating in protests? None
  0) No
  1) Yes

Category Frequency Percentage Cumulative Percentage Z-Score
No 346 26.4% 26.4% -1.67
Yes 967 73.6% 100% .6

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
No 21.9%
21
25.2%
102
22.6%
64
26.4%
82
36.8%
67
26.3%
336
Yes 78.1%
75
74.8%
303
77.4%
219
73.6%
229
63.2%
115
73.7%
941
TOTAL 100.0%
96
100.0%
405
100.0%
283
100.0%
311
100.0%
182

1277


Race (I-RACE)

White/Caucasian/Anglo Black/African American Hispanic/Latino(a) Asian/Asian American TOTAL
No 26.5%
193
34.4%
93
17.9%
37
21.4%
22
26.4%
345
Yes 73.5%
535
65.6%
177
82.1%
170
78.6%
81
73.6%
963
TOTAL 100.0%
728
100.0%
270
100.0%
207
100.0%
103

1308


Political party (I-PARTYID)

Democrat Neither Republican TOTAL
No 29.5%
219
16.8%
32
24.9%
93
26.3%
344
Yes 70.5%
523
83.2%
158
75.1%
281
73.7%
962
TOTAL 100.0%
742
100.0%
190
100.0%
374

1306


Gender (I-GENDER)

Female Male TOTAL
No 22.7%
188
32.5%
158
26.4%
346
Yes 77.3%
639
67.5%
328
73.6%
967
TOTAL 100.0%
827
100.0%
486

1313


Religion (I-RELIGION)

Black Protestant Evangelical Protestant Mainline Protestant Catholic Other faith Nonaffiliated TOTAL
No 46.7%
57
23.7%
70
23.1%
28
23.9%
76
23.9%
47
26.2%
68
26.4%
346
Yes 53.3%
65
76.3%
225
76.9%
93
76.1%
242
76.1%
150
73.8%
192
73.6%
967
TOTAL 100.0%
122
100.0%
295
100.0%
121
100.0%
318
100.0%
197
100.0%
260

1313


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
No 23.1%
48
21.8%
83
29.6%
112
29.4%
74
31.2%
29
26.4%
346
Yes 76.9%
160
78.2%
298
70.4%
267
70.6%
178
68.8%
64
73.6%
967
TOTAL 100.0%
208
100.0%
381
100.0%
379
100.0%
252
100.0%
93

1313

Bookmark and Share