Survey of American Catholic Priests, 2001

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SATIFF

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? Challenge of being the leader of the Christian community.
  1) Great importance
  2) Some importance
  3) Little importance
  4) No importance

Category Frequency Percentage Cumulative Percentage Z-Score
Great importance 590 46.6% 46.6% -.9
Some importance 517 40.8% 87.4% .41
Little importance 124 9.8% 97.2% 1.72
No importance 36 2.8% 100% 3.03

Variable Comparisons


Age (I-AGE)

28-39 40-49 50-59 60-69 70+ TOTAL
Great importance 52.5%
53
44.1%
82
50.3%
152
44.4%
135
44.9%
167
46.6%
589
Some importance 35.6%
36
50.0%
93
36.8%
111
44.1%
134
38.2%
142
40.8%
516
Little importance 11.9%
12
5.4%
10
9.9%
30
9.2%
28
11.8%
44
9.8%
124
No importance 0.0%
0
0.5%
1
3.0%
9
2.3%
7
5.1%
19
2.8%
36
TOTAL 100.0%
101
100.0%
186
100.0%
302
100.0%
304
100.0%
372

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