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? Unrealistic demands and expectations of lay people.
  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 163 13% 13% -1.64
Somewhat of a problem 559 44.4% 57.4% -.48
Very little problem 382 30.4% 87.8% .67
No problem at all 154 12.2% 100% 1.83

Variable Comparisons


Age (I-AGE)

28-39 40-49 50-59 60-69 70+ TOTAL
A great problem to me personally 16.7%
17
21.7%
40
15.7%
47
12.3%
37
6.0%
22
13.0%
163
Somewhat of a problem 51.0%
52
44.6%
82
53.0%
159
42.1%
127
37.5%
138
44.4%
558
Very little problem 24.5%
25
24.5%
45
25.0%
75
32.5%
98
37.5%
138
30.3%
381
No problem at all 7.8%
8
9.2%
17
6.3%
19
13.2%
40
19.0%
70
12.3%
154
TOTAL 100.0%
102
100.0%
184
100.0%
300
100.0%
302
100.0%
368

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