Seminarians in the Nineties: A National Study of Seminarians in Theology, 1993

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MMRIZING

How would you rate your following cognitive skills? -- Memorizing?
  1) Excellent
  2) Good
  3) Fair
  4) Poor

Category Frequency Percentage Cumulative Percentage Z-Score
Excellent 199 22.2% 22.2% -1.4
Good 474 52.9% 75.1% -.08
Fair 190 21.2% 96.3% 1.23
Poor 33 3.7% 100% 2.55

Variable Comparisons


Age (I-AGE)

20-25 26-30 31-35 36-40 41 & over TOTAL
Excellent 27.5%
44
26.0%
88
18.3%
31
22.4%
22
8.3%
10
22.0%
195
Good 53.8%
86
55.9%
189
55.6%
94
43.9%
43
48.8%
59
53.2%
471
Fair 17.5%
28
15.7%
53
20.7%
35
30.6%
30
33.9%
41
21.1%
187
Poor 1.3%
2
2.4%
8
5.3%
9
3.1%
3
9.1%
11
3.7%
33
TOTAL 100.0%
160
100.0%
338
100.0%
169
100.0%
98
100.0%
121

886


Grade point average (I-GRADES)

A = 4.0 B+ = 3.5 B = 3.0 C+ = 2.5 C = 2.0 TOTAL
Excellent 36.2%
63
22.3%
110
11.2%
20
15.0%
6
0.0%
0
22.3%
199
Good 50.6%
88
53.5%
264
57.0%
102
40.0%
16
20.0%
1
52.9%
471
Fair 12.1%
21
21.3%
105
26.8%
48
27.5%
11
60.0%
3
21.1%
188
Poor 1.1%
2
2.8%
14
5.0%
9
17.5%
7
20.0%
1
3.7%
33
TOTAL 100.0%
174
100.0%
493
100.0%
179
100.0%
40
100.0%
5

891


Race/Ethnicity (I-ETHNICTY)

W.European E.European Hispanic Asian Other TOTAL
Excellent 22.7%
132
19.6%
22
13.2%
7
25.0%
9
27.6%
24
22.3%
194
Good 51.4%
299
51.8%
58
69.8%
37
63.9%
23
50.6%
44
53.0%
461
Fair 22.0%
128
23.2%
26
17.0%
9
8.3%
3
20.7%
18
21.1%
184
Poor 4.0%
23
5.4%
6
0.0%
0
2.8%
1
1.1%
1
3.6%
31
TOTAL 100.0%
582
100.0%
112
100.0%
53
100.0%
36
100.0%
87

870


Marital status (I-MARITAL)

Yes No TOTAL
Excellent 7.0%
3
23.2%
196
22.4%
199
Good 39.5%
17
53.5%
452
52.8%
469
Fair 41.9%
18
20.1%
170
21.2%
188
Poor 11.6%
5
3.2%
27
3.6%
32
TOTAL 100.0%
43
100.0%
845

888


Type of priest (I-RELDIO)

Diocesan priesthood Religious priesthood TOTAL
Excellent 22.3%
158
20.0%
36
21.9%
194
Good 52.6%
372
55.0%
99
53.1%
471
Fair 20.9%
148
22.8%
41
21.3%
189
Poor 4.1%
29
2.2%
4
3.7%
33
TOTAL 100.0%
707
100.0%
180

887

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