Survey of American Catholic Priests, 2001

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CHRTDYQ

Do you agree, or disagree, with these statements about the priesthood and the Church today? More effective organizations of priests are needed to serve the needs of the priesthood today.
  1) Agree strongly
  2) Agree somewhat
  3) Uncertain
  4) Disagree somewhat
  5) Disagree strongly

Category Frequency Percentage Cumulative Percentage Z-Score
Agree strongly 202 16% 16% -1.45
Agree somewhat 469 37.2% 53.3% -.5
Uncertain 374 29.7% 82.9% .45
Disagree somewhat 152 12.1% 95% 1.4
Disagree strongly 63 5% 100% 2.34

Variable Comparisons


Age (I-AGE)

28-39 40-49 50-59 60-69 70+ TOTAL
Agree strongly 11.8%
12
16.2%
30
12.6%
38
17.8%
54
18.3%
67
16.0%
201
Agree somewhat 38.2%
39
32.4%
60
43.7%
132
38.3%
116
33.3%
122
37.3%
469
Uncertain 31.4%
32
31.9%
59
28.5%
86
28.4%
86
30.1%
110
29.7%
373
Disagree somewhat 12.7%
13
14.6%
27
11.6%
35
11.6%
35
11.5%
42
12.1%
152
Disagree strongly 5.9%
6
4.9%
9
3.6%
11
4.0%
12
6.8%
25
5.0%
63
TOTAL 100.0%
102
100.0%
185
100.0%
302
100.0%
303
100.0%
366

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