Survey of American Catholic Priests, 2001

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Do you agree, or disagree, with these statements about the priesthood and the Church today? Priests' attitudes on church issues can never have an effect in our present institutional church structures.
  1) Agree strongly
  2) Agree somewhat
  3) Uncertain
  4) Disagree somewhat
  5) Disagree strongly

Category Frequency Percentage Cumulative Percentage Z-Score
Agree strongly 121 9.6% 9.6% -1.78
Agree somewhat 282 22.4% 32.1% -.97
Uncertain 284 22.6% 54.7% -.17
Disagree somewhat 355 28.2% 82.9% .64
Disagree strongly 215 17.1% 100% 1.45

Variable Comparisons


Age (I-AGE)

28-39 40-49 50-59 60-69 70+ TOTAL
Agree strongly 6.9%
7
9.8%
18
7.9%
24
13.9%
42
8.2%
30
9.6%
121
Agree somewhat 18.8%
19
20.7%
38
21.9%
66
26.5%
80
21.0%
77
22.3%
280
Uncertain 21.8%
22
27.2%
50
20.5%
62
18.9%
57
25.4%
93
22.6%
284
Disagree somewhat 32.7%
33
29.3%
54
30.1%
91
27.2%
82
26.0%
95
28.3%
355
Disagree strongly 19.8%
20
13.0%
24
19.5%
59
13.6%
41
19.4%
71
17.1%
215
TOTAL 100.0%
101
100.0%
184
100.0%
302
100.0%
302
100.0%
366

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