Toward Shaping the Agenda: A National Survey of Catholic Religious Education, Survey of Diocesan Leaders, 1993

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QUAL7A

The following is a list of the qualities of Catholic adults who embody the intended outcomes of catechesis. All of these qualities are important. You are asked to read through the entire list of qualities and then rate each one compared to the others in terms of the importance of that quality in Catholic life. -- Is committed to the transformation of family life in the light of the Gospel
  1) Extremely important
  2) Very important
  3) Important

Category Frequency Percentage Cumulative Percentage Z-Score
Extremely important 84 42.9% 42.9% -1.02
Very important 82 41.8% 84.7% .39
Important 30 15.3% 100% 1.79

Variable Comparisons


Tenure (I-TENURE)

Less than two years 2-4 years 5-10 years Over 10 years TOTAL
Extremely important 48.4%
15
39.2%
20
47.9%
34
35.7%
15
43.1%
84
Very important 45.2%
14
41.2%
21
35.2%
25
50.0%
21
41.5%
81
Important 6.5%
2
19.6%
10
16.9%
12
14.3%
6
15.4%
30
TOTAL 100.0%
31
100.0%
51
100.0%
71
100.0%
42

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Vocation (I-STATUS)

Priest Brother Sister Layman Laywoman TOTAL
Extremely important 28.6%
8
75.0%
3
40.5%
32
41.7%
15
52.1%
25
42.6%
83
Very important 35.7%
10
25.0%
1
48.1%
38
55.6%
20
27.1%
13
42.1%
82
Important 35.7%
10
0.0%
0
11.4%
9
2.8%
1
20.8%
10
15.4%
30
TOTAL 100.0%
28
100.0%
4
100.0%
79
100.0%
36
100.0%
48

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Education (I-DEGREE)

Advanced degree No advanced degree TOTAL
Extremely important 47.1%
66
34.6%
18
43.8%
84
Very important 37.9%
53
48.1%
25
40.6%
78
Important 15.0%
21
17.3%
9
15.6%
30
TOTAL 100.0%
140
100.0%
52

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Number of students (I-#STUDNTS)

5K & under 5001-10K 10001-15K 15001-20K Over 20K TOTAL
Extremely important 51.0%
25
43.8%
14
39.3%
11
31.3%
5
43.2%
16
43.8%
71
Very important 40.8%
20
50.0%
16
35.7%
10
37.5%
6
29.7%
11
38.9%
63
Important 8.2%
4
6.3%
2
25.0%
7
31.3%
5
27.0%
10
17.3%
28
TOTAL 100.0%
49
100.0%
32
100.0%
28
100.0%
16
100.0%
37

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