Survey of American Catholic Priests, 2001

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SATISFH

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? Being part of a community of Christians who are working together to share the good news of the gospel.
  1) Great importance
  2) Some importance
  3) Little importance
  4) No importance

Category Frequency Percentage Cumulative Percentage Z-Score
Great importance 774 61.7% 61.7% -.72
Some importance 403 32.1% 93.9% .87
Little importance 69 5.5% 99.4% 2.46
No importance 8 .6% 100% 4.05

Variable Comparisons


Age (I-AGE)

28-39 40-49 50-59 60-69 70+ TOTAL
Great importance 63.7%
65
58.2%
107
63.3%
190
61.8%
186
61.6%
225
61.7%
773
Some importance 31.4%
32
37.5%
69
30.7%
92
33.6%
101
29.6%
108
32.1%
402
Little importance 4.9%
5
4.3%
8
5.7%
17
4.3%
13
7.1%
26
5.5%
69
No importance 0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.3%
1
0.3%
1
1.6%
6
0.6%
8
TOTAL 100.0%
102
100.0%
184
100.0%
300
100.0%
301
100.0%
365

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