Portraits of American Life Study, 2nd Wave, 2012

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HM_30

[Wave 2] In the past six years, have any of the following life events or problems happened to you: a close family friend or another relative (aunt, cousin, grandparent) died?
  1) Yes
  2) No

Category Frequency Percentage Cumulative Percentage Z-Score
Yes 683 62.3% 62.3% -.78
No 413 37.7% 100% 1.28

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
Yes 74.4%
58
66.4%
227
63.1%
152
58.0%
145
52.3%
79
62.2%
661
No 25.6%
20
33.6%
115
36.9%
89
42.0%
105
47.7%
72
37.8%
401
TOTAL 100.0%
78
100.0%
342
100.0%
241
100.0%
250
100.0%
151

1062


Race (I-RACE)

White/Caucasian/Anglo Black/African American Hispanic/Latino(a) Asian/Asian American TOTAL
Yes 61.3%
368
70.2%
160
59.6%
102
51.7%
46
62.1%
676
No 38.7%
232
29.8%
68
40.4%
69
48.3%
43
37.9%
412
TOTAL 100.0%
600
100.0%
228
100.0%
171
100.0%
89

1088


Political party (I-PARTYID)

Democrat Neither Republican TOTAL
Yes 62.4%
388
61.0%
97
63.3%
197
62.5%
682
No 37.6%
234
39.0%
62
36.7%
114
37.5%
410
TOTAL 100.0%
622
100.0%
159
100.0%
311

1092


Gender (I-GENDER)

Female Male TOTAL
Yes 62.2%
428
62.5%
255
62.3%
683
No 37.8%
260
37.5%
153
37.7%
413
TOTAL 100.0%
688
100.0%
408

1096


Religion (I-RELIGION)

Black Protestant Evangelical Protestant Mainline Protestant Catholic Other faith Nonaffiliated TOTAL
Yes 78.0%
78
65.9%
162
64.2%
61
59.0%
160
57.3%
94
58.2%
128
62.3%
683
No 22.0%
22
34.1%
84
35.8%
34
41.0%
111
42.7%
70
41.8%
92
37.7%
413
TOTAL 100.0%
100
100.0%
246
100.0%
95
100.0%
271
100.0%
164
100.0%
220

1096


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
Yes 58.5%
107
56.1%
180
62.8%
201
70.1%
143
76.5%
52
62.3%
683
No 41.5%
76
43.9%
141
37.2%
119
29.9%
61
23.5%
16
37.7%
413
TOTAL 100.0%
183
100.0%
321
100.0%
320
100.0%
204
100.0%
68

1096

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