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? The idea that the priest is a "man set apart" is a barrier to the full realization of true Christian community.
  1) Agree strongly
  2) Agree somewhat
  3) Uncertain
  4) Disagree somewhat
  5) Disagree strongly

Category Frequency Percentage Cumulative Percentage Z-Score
Agree strongly 120 9.5% 9.5% -1.97
Agree somewhat 196 15.6% 25.1% -1.23
Uncertain 128 10.2% 35.2% -.5
Disagree somewhat 348 27.6% 62.9% .24
Disagree strongly 468 37.1% 100% .98

Variable Comparisons


Age (I-AGE)

28-39 40-49 50-59 60-69 70+ TOTAL
Agree strongly 6.9%
7
6.5%
12
10.3%
31
12.2%
37
9.0%
33
9.5%
120
Agree somewhat 13.7%
14
19.9%
37
11.6%
35
18.8%
57
14.5%
53
15.6%
196
Uncertain 7.8%
8
10.8%
20
9.3%
28
11.9%
36
9.9%
36
10.2%
128
Disagree somewhat 21.6%
22
24.7%
46
34.1%
103
28.1%
85
25.2%
92
27.7%
348
Disagree strongly 50.0%
51
38.2%
71
34.8%
105
29.0%
88
41.4%
151
37.0%
466
TOTAL 100.0%
102
100.0%
186
100.0%
302
100.0%
303
100.0%
365

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