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? Being expected to represent church teachings I have difficulty with.
  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 163 13.1% 13.1% -1.72
Somewhat of a problem 350 28.1% 41.2% -.74
Very little problem 360 28.9% 70.2% .24
No problem at all 371 29.8% 100% 1.22

Variable Comparisons


Age (I-AGE)

28-39 40-49 50-59 60-69 70+ TOTAL
A great problem to me personally 14.9%
15
15.9%
29
14.0%
42
18.1%
54
6.4%
23
13.1%
163
Somewhat of a problem 14.9%
15
27.5%
50
33.7%
101
31.4%
94
24.4%
88
28.0%
348
Very little problem 26.7%
27
27.5%
50
30.7%
92
28.8%
86
29.2%
105
29.0%
360
No problem at all 43.6%
44
29.1%
53
21.7%
65
21.7%
65
40.0%
144
29.9%
371
TOTAL 100.0%
101
100.0%
182
100.0%
300
100.0%
299
100.0%
360

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