Survey of American Catholic Priests, 2001

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There are many problems which face priests today. Would you indicate how important the following problems are to you on a day-to-day basis? Loneliness of priestly life.
  1) A great problem to me personally
  2) Somewhat of a problem
  3) Very little problem
  4) No problem at all

Category Frequency Percentage Cumulative Percentage Z-Score
A great problem to me personally 168 13.4% 13.4% -1.67
Somewhat of a problem 423 33.7% 47.1% -.63
Very little problem 408 32.5% 79.6% .42
No problem at all 256 20.4% 100% 1.46

Variable Comparisons


Age (I-AGE)

28-39 40-49 50-59 60-69 70+ TOTAL
A great problem to me personally 16.7%
17
20.2%
37
15.1%
45
11.6%
35
9.0%
33
13.3%
167
Somewhat of a problem 36.3%
37
39.9%
73
34.8%
104
38.2%
115
25.5%
94
33.8%
423
Very little problem 34.3%
35
27.9%
51
33.1%
99
33.2%
100
33.4%
123
32.6%
408
No problem at all 12.7%
13
12.0%
22
17.1%
51
16.9%
51
32.1%
118
20.4%
255
TOTAL 100.0%
102
100.0%
183
100.0%
299
100.0%
301
100.0%
368

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