Portraits of American Life Study, 2nd Wave, 2012

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[Wave 2] Which have encouraged you to get involved in politics? (Examples include: attending political rallies or meetings, contacting elected officials, or participating in protests.) Name 1
  0) No
  1) Yes

Category Frequency Percentage Cumulative Percentage Z-Score
No 1213 92.4% 92.4% -.29
Yes 100 7.6% 100% 3.49

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 92.7%
89
93.1%
377
94.3%
267
92.6%
288
87.9%
160
92.5%
1181
Yes 7.3%
7
6.9%
28
5.7%
16
7.4%
23
12.1%
22
7.5%
96
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 92.7%
675
89.3%
241
92.8%
192
97.1%
100
92.4%
1208
Yes 7.3%
53
10.7%
29
7.2%
15
2.9%
3
7.6%
100
TOTAL 100.0%
728
100.0%
270
100.0%
207
100.0%
103

1308


Political party (I-PARTYID)

Democrat Neither Republican TOTAL
No 90.6%
672
95.8%
182
94.1%
352
92.3%
1206
Yes 9.4%
70
4.2%
8
5.9%
22
7.7%
100
TOTAL 100.0%
742
100.0%
190
100.0%
374

1306


Gender (I-GENDER)

Female Male TOTAL
No 93.3%
772
90.7%
441
92.4%
1213
Yes 6.7%
55
9.3%
45
7.6%
100
TOTAL 100.0%
827
100.0%
486

1313


Religion (I-RELIGION)

Black Protestant Evangelical Protestant Mainline Protestant Catholic Other faith Nonaffiliated TOTAL
No 86.9%
106
93.9%
277
94.2%
114
93.1%
296
90.9%
179
92.7%
241
92.4%
1213
Yes 13.1%
16
6.1%
18
5.8%
7
6.9%
22
9.1%
18
7.3%
19
7.6%
100
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 93.8%
195
91.6%
349
92.1%
349
91.7%
231
95.7%
89
92.4%
1213
Yes 6.3%
13
8.4%
32
7.9%
30
8.3%
21
4.3%
4
7.6%
100
TOTAL 100.0%
208
100.0%
381
100.0%
379
100.0%
252
100.0%
93

1313

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