Survey of American Catholic Priests, 2001

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PROBLMS

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? Difficulty of really reaching people today.
  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 85 6.8% 6.8% -1.93
Somewhat of a problem 467 37.4% 44.2% -.8
Very little problem 416 33.3% 77.5% .32
No problem at all 281 22.5% 100% 1.45

Variable Comparisons


Age (I-AGE)

28-39 40-49 50-59 60-69 70+ TOTAL
A great problem to me personally 6.0%
6
6.5%
12
4.3%
13
9.6%
29
6.9%
25
6.8%
85
Somewhat of a problem 35.0%
35
33.7%
62
39.7%
119
36.8%
111
38.8%
140
37.4%
467
Very little problem 33.0%
33
32.6%
60
30.7%
92
34.8%
105
34.3%
124
33.2%
414
No problem at all 26.0%
26
27.2%
50
25.3%
76
18.9%
57
19.9%
72
22.5%
281
TOTAL 100.0%
100
100.0%
184
100.0%
300
100.0%
302
100.0%
361

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