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? Relevance of the work that priests do.
  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 45 3.6% 3.6% -2.57
Somewhat of a problem 222 17.7% 21.3% -1.39
Very little problem 448 35.8% 57.1% -.21
No problem at all 537 42.9% 100% .97

Variable Comparisons


Age (I-AGE)

28-39 40-49 50-59 60-69 70+ TOTAL
A great problem to me personally 2.0%
2
3.8%
7
2.0%
6
4.3%
13
4.7%
17
3.6%
45
Somewhat of a problem 18.6%
19
19.0%
35
15.7%
47
23.7%
71
13.7%
50
17.8%
222
Very little problem 34.3%
35
32.6%
60
38.8%
116
36.3%
109
34.8%
127
35.8%
447
No problem at all 45.1%
46
44.6%
82
43.5%
130
35.7%
107
46.8%
171
42.9%
536
TOTAL 100.0%
102
100.0%
184
100.0%
299
100.0%
300
100.0%
365

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