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 today need to be more involved with broad social and moral issues beyond the parish level.
  1) Agree strongly
  2) Agree somewhat
  3) Uncertain
  4) Disagree somewhat
  5) Disagree strongly

Category Frequency Percentage Cumulative Percentage Z-Score
Agree strongly 346 27.4% 27.4% -1.15
Agree somewhat 589 46.7% 74.1% -.11
Uncertain 194 15.4% 89.5% .93
Disagree somewhat 112 8.9% 98.3% 1.97
Disagree strongly 21 1.7% 100% 3.01

Variable Comparisons


Age (I-AGE)

28-39 40-49 50-59 60-69 70+ TOTAL
Agree strongly 30.7%
31
16.7%
31
25.2%
76
32.2%
98
30.0%
110
27.5%
346
Agree somewhat 39.6%
40
53.2%
99
47.7%
144
48.4%
147
42.8%
157
46.6%
587
Uncertain 12.9%
13
18.3%
34
18.2%
55
13.5%
41
13.9%
51
15.4%
194
Disagree somewhat 11.9%
12
11.3%
21
7.9%
24
4.9%
15
10.9%
40
8.9%
112
Disagree strongly 5.0%
5
0.5%
1
1.0%
3
1.0%
3
2.5%
9
1.7%
21
TOTAL 100.0%
101
100.0%
186
100.0%
302
100.0%
304
100.0%
367

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