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

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READSKIL

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

Category Frequency Percentage Cumulative Percentage Z-Score
Excellent 305 34% 34% -1.17
Good 480 53.5% 87.4% .29
Fair 101 11.2% 98.7% 1.76
Poor 12 1.3% 100% 3.22

Variable Comparisons


Age (I-AGE)

20-25 26-30 31-35 36-40 41 & over TOTAL
Excellent 35.0%
56
31.6%
107
31.8%
54
39.8%
39
37.2%
45
33.9%
301
Good 55.6%
89
54.0%
183
55.9%
95
49.0%
48
49.6%
60
53.5%
475
Fair 9.4%
15
13.0%
44
10.0%
17
10.2%
10
11.6%
14
11.3%
100
Poor 0.0%
0
1.5%
5
2.4%
4
1.0%
1
1.7%
2
1.4%
12
TOTAL 100.0%
160
100.0%
339
100.0%
170
100.0%
98
100.0%
121

888


Grade point average (I-GRADES)

A = 4.0 B+ = 3.5 B = 3.0 C+ = 2.5 C = 2.0 TOTAL
Excellent 50.0%
87
34.8%
172
17.8%
32
27.5%
11
40.0%
2
34.0%
304
Good 44.3%
77
56.7%
280
57.8%
104
37.5%
15
0.0%
0
53.3%
476
Fair 4.6%
8
7.9%
39
23.3%
42
25.0%
10
40.0%
2
11.3%
101
Poor 1.1%
2
0.6%
3
1.1%
2
10.0%
4
20.0%
1
1.3%
12
TOTAL 100.0%
174
100.0%
494
100.0%
180
100.0%
40
100.0%
5

893


Race/Ethnicity (I-ETHNICTY)

W.European E.European Hispanic Asian Other TOTAL
Excellent 35.7%
208
34.8%
39
30.2%
16
22.2%
8
30.3%
27
34.2%
298
Good 54.3%
316
49.1%
55
45.3%
24
55.6%
20
56.2%
50
53.3%
465
Fair 8.8%
51
14.3%
16
22.6%
12
19.4%
7
12.4%
11
11.1%
97
Poor 1.2%
7
1.8%
2
1.9%
1
2.8%
1
1.1%
1
1.4%
12
TOTAL 100.0%
582
100.0%
112
100.0%
53
100.0%
36
100.0%
89

872


Marital status (I-MARITAL)

Yes No TOTAL
Excellent 37.2%
16
33.9%
287
34.1%
303
Good 46.5%
20
53.9%
456
53.5%
476
Fair 16.3%
7
10.8%
91
11.0%
98
Poor 0.0%
0
1.4%
12
1.3%
12
TOTAL 100.0%
43
100.0%
846

889


Type of priest (I-RELDIO)

Diocesan priesthood Religious priesthood TOTAL
Excellent 34.6%
245
30.6%
55
33.7%
300
Good 53.3%
378
55.0%
99
53.7%
477
Fair 10.6%
75
13.9%
25
11.2%
100
Poor 1.6%
11
0.6%
1
1.3%
12
TOTAL 100.0%
709
100.0%
180

889

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