Survey of American Catholic Priests, 2001

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SATISFE

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? Spiritual security that results from responding to the divine call.
  1) Great importance
  2) Some importance
  3) Little importance
  4) No importance

Category Frequency Percentage Cumulative Percentage Z-Score
Great importance 639 50.8% 50.8% -.84
Some importance 417 33.2% 84% .39
Little importance 161 12.8% 96.8% 1.62
No importance 40 3.2% 100% 2.84

Variable Comparisons


Age (I-AGE)

28-39 40-49 50-59 60-69 70+ TOTAL
Great importance 43.0%
43
37.5%
69
38.0%
114
48.0%
144
72.2%
268
50.8%
638
Some importance 34.0%
34
42.9%
79
41.0%
123
33.7%
101
21.3%
79
33.1%
416
Little importance 16.0%
16
17.4%
32
16.3%
49
14.3%
43
5.7%
21
12.8%
161
No importance 7.0%
7
2.2%
4
4.7%
14
4.0%
12
0.8%
3
3.2%
40
TOTAL 100.0%
100
100.0%
184
100.0%
300
100.0%
300
100.0%
371

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