Survey of American Catholic Priests, 2001

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Numerous issues relating to the priesthood are being discussed today and may have impact on your effectiveness as a priest. How important to you would open discussion be in the following areas? Multiculturalism and race relations.
  1) Very important to me
  2) Somewhat important to me
  3) Not important to me
  4) I don't want it discussed
  5) Don't know

Category Frequency Percentage Cumulative Percentage Z-Score
Very important to me 484 39.2% 39.2% -.95
Somewhat important to me 534 43.2% 82.4% .16
Not important to me 167 13.5% 95.9% 1.28
I don't want it discussed 18 1.5% 97.3% 2.39
Don't know 33 2.7% 100% 3.51

Variable Comparisons


Age (I-AGE)

28-39 40-49 50-59 60-69 70+ TOTAL
Very important to me 34.3%
34
27.2%
50
40.9%
122
39.1%
116
45.5%
162
39.2%
484
Somewhat important to me 43.4%
43
56.0%
103
41.3%
123
44.8%
133
36.5%
130
43.1%
532
Not important to me 18.2%
18
13.6%
25
14.4%
43
14.1%
42
11.0%
39
13.5%
167
I don't want it discussed 1.0%
1
1.1%
2
1.7%
5
1.3%
4
1.7%
6
1.5%
18
Don't know 3.0%
3
2.2%
4
1.7%
5
0.7%
2
5.3%
19
2.7%
33
TOTAL 100.0%
99
100.0%
184
100.0%
298
100.0%
297
100.0%
356

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