Survey of American Catholic Priests, 2001

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SATIFI

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 work with many people and be a part of their lives.
  1) Great importance
  2) Some importance
  3) Little importance
  4) No importance

Category Frequency Percentage Cumulative Percentage Z-Score
Great importance 856 68.3% 68.3% -.62
Some importance 333 26.6% 94.9% 1.04
Little importance 56 4.5% 99.4% 2.7
No importance 8 .6% 100% 4.36

Variable Comparisons


Age (I-AGE)

28-39 40-49 50-59 60-69 70+ TOTAL
Great importance 68.6%
70
69.0%
127
72.0%
216
70.7%
212
63.0%
230
68.3%
855
Some importance 26.5%
27
26.6%
49
23.3%
70
23.7%
71
31.5%
115
26.5%
332
Little importance 4.9%
5
4.3%
8
4.0%
12
5.7%
17
3.8%
14
4.5%
56
No importance 0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.7%
2
0.0%
0
1.6%
6
0.6%
8
TOTAL 100.0%
102
100.0%
184
100.0%
300
100.0%
300
100.0%
365

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