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? The way authority is exercised in the Church.
  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 299 23.8% 23.8% -1.3
Somewhat of a problem 471 37.5% 61.3% -.31
Very little problem 290 23.1% 84.3% .69
No problem at all 197 15.7% 100% 1.69

Variable Comparisons


Age (I-AGE)

28-39 40-49 50-59 60-69 70+ TOTAL
A great problem to me personally 18.6%
19
23.0%
42
25.7%
77
32.1%
97
17.4%
64
23.8%
299
Somewhat of a problem 29.4%
30
37.7%
69
38.7%
116
38.7%
117
37.2%
137
37.4%
469
Very little problem 25.5%
26
20.2%
37
24.7%
74
18.5%
56
26.4%
97
23.1%
290
No problem at all 26.5%
27
19.1%
35
11.0%
33
10.6%
32
19.0%
70
15.7%
197
TOTAL 100.0%
102
100.0%
183
100.0%
300
100.0%
302
100.0%
368

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