Survey of American Catholic Priests, 2001

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SATISFJ

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? The well-being that comes from living the common life with like-minded priests.
  1) Great importance
  2) Some importance
  3) Little importance
  4) No importance

Category Frequency Percentage Cumulative Percentage Z-Score
Great importance 448 35.9% 35.9% -1.07
Some importance 483 38.7% 74.5% .05
Little importance 241 19.3% 93.8% 1.17
No importance 77 6.2% 100% 2.29

Variable Comparisons


Age (I-AGE)

28-39 40-49 50-59 60-69 70+ TOTAL
Great importance 32.4%
33
31.1%
57
25.7%
77
31.6%
94
51.0%
186
35.8%
447
Some importance 34.3%
35
36.6%
67
42.7%
128
41.4%
123
35.3%
129
38.7%
482
Little importance 23.5%
24
24.0%
44
24.3%
73
20.9%
62
10.4%
38
19.3%
241
No importance 9.8%
10
8.2%
15
7.3%
22
6.1%
18
3.3%
12
6.2%
77
TOTAL 100.0%
102
100.0%
183
100.0%
300
100.0%
297
100.0%
365

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