Survey of American Catholic Priests, 2001

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PROBLMA

There are many problems which face priests today. Would you indicate how important the following problems are to you on a day-to-day basis? Lack of a clear idea of what a priest is.
  1) A great problem to me personally
  2) Somewhat of a problem
  3) Very little problem
  4) No problem at all

Category Frequency Percentage Cumulative Percentage Z-Score
A great problem to me personally 40 3.2% 3.2% -2.6
Somewhat of a problem 230 18.3% 21.4% -1.38
Very little problem 513 40.7% 62.1% -.16
No problem at all 477 37.9% 100% 1.06

Variable Comparisons


Age (I-AGE)

28-39 40-49 50-59 60-69 70+ TOTAL
A great problem to me personally 6.9%
7
4.9%
9
2.0%
6
2.3%
7
3.0%
11
3.2%
40
Somewhat of a problem 23.5%
24
27.2%
50
14.0%
42
22.2%
67
12.7%
47
18.3%
230
Very little problem 34.3%
35
37.0%
68
54.7%
164
38.4%
116
34.9%
129
40.7%
512
No problem at all 35.3%
36
31.0%
57
29.3%
88
37.1%
112
49.5%
183
37.8%
476
TOTAL 100.0%
102
100.0%
184
100.0%
300
100.0%
302
100.0%
370

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