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? Celibacy.
  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 131 10.4% 10.4% -1.88
Somewhat of a problem 335 26.6% 37% -.83
Very little problem 454 36% 73% .21
No problem at all 340 27% 100% 1.26

Variable Comparisons


Age (I-AGE)

28-39 40-49 50-59 60-69 70+ TOTAL
A great problem to me personally 11.8%
12
15.2%
28
11.7%
35
9.9%
30
7.0%
26
10.4%
131
Somewhat of a problem 28.4%
29
33.2%
61
33.0%
99
28.8%
87
15.4%
57
26.5%
333
Very little problem 41.2%
42
33.7%
62
35.3%
106
38.7%
117
34.3%
127
36.1%
454
No problem at all 18.6%
19
17.9%
33
20.0%
60
22.5%
68
43.2%
160
27.0%
340
TOTAL 100.0%
102
100.0%
184
100.0%
300
100.0%
302
100.0%
370

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