Survey of American Catholic Priests, 2001

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COMPARB

Think of the professional persons you know-for example, doctors, lawyers, and educators. How do you think you as a priest compare to them in regard to the following attributes? Autonomy to make decisions.
  1) I have more
  2) I have about the same
  3) I have less
  4) I have much less
  5) Don't know

Category Frequency Percentage Cumulative Percentage Z-Score
I have more 226 17.9% 17.9% -1.42
I have about the same 543 43% 60.9% -.37
I have less 339 26.8% 87.7% .68
I have much less 130 10.3% 98% 1.72
Don't know 25 2% 100% 2.77

Variable Comparisons


Age (I-AGE)

28-39 40-49 50-59 60-69 70+ TOTAL
I have more 17.6%
18
15.2%
28
20.3%
61
20.0%
61
15.7%
58
17.9%
226
I have about the same 45.1%
46
38.6%
71
35.9%
108
44.3%
135
49.3%
182
43.0%
542
I have less 22.5%
23
31.5%
58
30.6%
92
23.3%
71
25.5%
94
26.8%
338
I have much less 12.7%
13
13.0%
24
11.6%
35
10.5%
32
7.0%
26
10.3%
130
Don't know 2.0%
2
1.6%
3
1.7%
5
2.0%
6
2.4%
9
2.0%
25
TOTAL 100.0%
102
100.0%
184
100.0%
301
100.0%
305
100.0%
369

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