Survey of American Catholic Priests, 2001

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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? Absence of challenge in the priestly work.
  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 36 2.9% 2.9% -2.98
Somewhat of a problem 133 10.7% 13.7% -1.7
Very little problem 458 37% 50.6% -.42
No problem at all 611 49.4% 100% .86

Variable Comparisons


Age (I-AGE)

28-39 40-49 50-59 60-69 70+ TOTAL
A great problem to me personally 3.9%
4
3.3%
6
0.3%
1
3.3%
10
4.1%
15
2.9%
36
Somewhat of a problem 7.8%
8
12.7%
23
8.2%
24
14.0%
42
9.9%
36
10.8%
133
Very little problem 33.3%
34
32.6%
59
37.1%
108
38.3%
115
39.0%
141
37.0%
457
No problem at all 54.9%
56
51.4%
93
54.3%
158
44.3%
133
47.0%
170
49.4%
610
TOTAL 100.0%
102
100.0%
181
100.0%
291
100.0%
300
100.0%
362

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