Survey of American Catholic Priests, 2001

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PROBLMN

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? Conflict with parishioners or laity about issues of the day.
  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 35 2.8% 2.8% -2.49
Somewhat of a problem 305 24.5% 27.3% -1.22
Very little problem 578 46.4% 73.7% .05
No problem at all 327 26.3% 100% 1.32

Variable Comparisons


Age (I-AGE)

28-39 40-49 50-59 60-69 70+ TOTAL
A great problem to me personally 2.9%
3
4.9%
9
0.7%
2
3.3%
10
3.1%
11
2.8%
35
Somewhat of a problem 27.5%
28
25.3%
46
30.2%
90
21.1%
64
21.5%
77
24.5%
305
Very little problem 45.1%
46
54.9%
100
44.0%
131
48.2%
146
42.7%
153
46.3%
576
No problem at all 24.5%
25
14.8%
27
25.2%
75
27.4%
83
32.7%
117
26.3%
327
TOTAL 100.0%
102
100.0%
182
100.0%
298
100.0%
303
100.0%
358

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