Survey of American Catholic Priests, 2001

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SATSIFD

There are many sources of satisfaction in the life and work of the priest. Would you indicate how important each of the following is as a source of satisfaction to you? Opportunity to exercise intellectual and creative abilities.
  1) Great importance
  2) Some importance
  3) Little importance
  4) No importance

Category Frequency Percentage Cumulative Percentage Z-Score
Great importance 699 55% 55% -.81
Some importance 484 38.1% 93.1% .73
Little importance 75 5.9% 99.1% 2.26
No importance 12 .9% 100% 3.8

Variable Comparisons


Age (I-AGE)

28-39 40-49 50-59 60-69 70+ TOTAL
Great importance 54.9%
56
66.1%
123
59.3%
179
52.0%
158
48.7%
182
55.0%
698
Some importance 38.2%
39
29.0%
54
34.4%
104
43.1%
131
41.7%
156
38.2%
484
Little importance 6.9%
7
4.3%
8
6.3%
19
4.3%
13
7.2%
27
5.8%
74
No importance 0.0%
0
0.5%
1
0.0%
0
0.7%
2
2.4%
9
0.9%
12
TOTAL 100.0%
102
100.0%
186
100.0%
302
100.0%
304
100.0%
374

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