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? Priest members of presbyteral councils need more influence if the councils are to be effective in enhancing priestly ministry.
  1) Agree strongly
  2) Agree somewhat
  3) Uncertain
  4) Disagree somewhat
  5) Disagree strongly

Category Frequency Percentage Cumulative Percentage Z-Score
Agree strongly 304 24.3% 24.3% -1.28
Agree somewhat 443 35.4% 59.8% -.29
Uncertain 374 29.9% 89.7% .7
Disagree somewhat 92 7.4% 97% 1.69
Disagree strongly 37 3% 100% 2.68

Variable Comparisons


Age (I-AGE)

28-39 40-49 50-59 60-69 70+ TOTAL
Agree strongly 19.6%
20
17.8%
33
25.0%
75
30.7%
92
23.3%
84
24.4%
304
Agree somewhat 29.4%
30
33.0%
61
36.7%
110
38.3%
115
34.9%
126
35.4%
442
Uncertain 35.3%
36
33.0%
61
27.0%
81
25.3%
76
33.0%
119
29.9%
373
Disagree somewhat 11.8%
12
11.4%
21
7.7%
23
4.3%
13
6.4%
23
7.4%
92
Disagree strongly 3.9%
4
4.9%
9
3.7%
11
1.3%
4
2.5%
9
3.0%
37
TOTAL 100.0%
102
100.0%
185
100.0%
300
100.0%
300
100.0%
361

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