Parish Background Behind Priestly Vocations: Recently Ordained Priests' Survey, 1998

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All frequencies are raw numbers (no weights used).
1) How important were the following in your vocation decision -- Experience of God's call. (VOCDEC1)
TOTAL%
1) Not important241.1
2) Somewhat important1115.3
3) Important43720.9
4) Very important151772.6
Missing14 
TOTAL2089100.0
2) How important were the following in your vocation decision -- Desire to help others. (VOCDEC2)
TOTAL%
1) Not important90.4
2) Somewhat important1567.4
3) Important70833.8
4) Very important122158.3
Missing9 
TOTAL2094100.0
3) How important were the following in your vocation decision -- Desire for priesthood. (VOCDEC3)
TOTAL%
1) Not important914.4
2) Somewhat important34216.4
3) Important71234.1
4) Very important94045.1
Missing18 
TOTAL2085100.0
4) How important were the following in your vocation decision -- Love of the Eucharist. (VOCDEC4)
TOTAL%
1) Not important321.5
2) Somewhat important23511.2
3) Important64030.6
4) Very important118756.7
Missing9 
TOTAL2094100.0
5) How important were the following in your vocation decision -- Attraction to prayer and spirituality. (VOCDEC5)
TOTAL%
1) Not important211.0
2) Somewhat important25412.1
3) Important86341.3
4) Very important95445.6
Missing11 
TOTAL2092100.0
6) How important were the following in your vocation decision -- Past experience in Church ministry, Mass roles. (VOCDEC6)
TOTAL%
1) Not important31515.1
2) Somewhat important54025.8
3) Important69233.1
4) Very important54526.1
Missing11 
TOTAL2092100.0
7) How important were the following in your vocation decision -- Past experience in volunteer opportunities. (VOCDEC7)
TOTAL%
1) Not important39619.0
2) Somewhat important75236.1
3) Important62029.7
4) Very important31715.2
Missing18 
TOTAL2085100.0
8) How important were the following in your vocation decision -- Sense of moral obligation to pursue a vocation. (VOCDEC8)
TOTAL%
1) Not important59628.6
2) Somewhat important60529.1
3) Important53825.9
4) Very important34216.4
Missing22 
TOTAL2081100.0
9) How important were the following in your vocation decision -- Example of a priest in the family. (VOCDEC9)
TOTAL%
1) Not important151174.7
2) Somewhat important1989.8
3) Important1587.8
4) Very important1557.7
Missing81 
TOTAL2022100.0
10) How important were the following in your vocation decision -- Example of a priest I knew. (VOCDEC10)
TOTAL%
1) Not important1969.4
2) Somewhat important40719.4
3) Important63130.1
4) Very important86041.1
Missing9 
TOTAL2094100.0
11) How important were the following in your vocation decision -- Personal invitation by a priest. (VOCDEC11)
TOTAL%
1) Not important67432.5
2) Somewhat important42620.5
3) Important50024.1
4) Very important47622.9
Missing27 
TOTAL2076100.0
12) How important were the following in your vocation decision -- Encouragement by a religious sister or brother. (VOCDEC12)
TOTAL%
1) Not important99848.5
2) Somewhat important39119.0
3) Important39519.2
4) Very important27513.4
Missing44 
TOTAL2059100.0
13) How important were the following in your vocation decision -- Family encouragement. (VOCDEC13)
TOTAL%
1) Not important60028.9
2) Somewhat important55926.9
3) Important56227.0
4) Very important35817.2
Missing24 
TOTAL2079100.0
14) How important were the following in your vocation decision -- Encouragement by another important person in my life (teacher, peer, etc.). (VOCDEC14)
TOTAL%
1) Not important60028.9
2) Somewhat important54026.0
3) Important57227.6
4) Very important36217.5
Missing29 
TOTAL2074100.0
15) Did you participate in a Catholic parish as a child or youth? (CPYOUTH)
TOTAL%
1) Yes190992.6
2) No1527.4
Missing42 
TOTAL2061100.0
16) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO PARTICIPATED IN A CATHOLIC PARISH AS A CHILD OR YOUTH [Responded "Yes" to CPYOUTH (VAR 15)]: Please react to these statements about your childhood and home parish where you spent most of your time to age 16 -- My parish had more than one priest. (MPRIEST)
TOTAL%
1) Very inaccurate26913.8
2) Inaccurate1256.4
3) Accurate29115.0
4) Very accurate126164.8
Missing157 
TOTAL1946100.0
17) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO PARTICIPATED IN A CATHOLIC PARISH AS A CHILD OR YOUTH [Responded "Yes" to CPYOUTH (VAR 15)]: Please react to these statements about your childhood and home parish where you spent most of your time to age 16 -- My parish had an elementary school. (ESCHOOL)
TOTAL%
1) Very inaccurate35918.4
2) Inaccurate864.4
3) Accurate23211.9
4) Very accurate127065.2
Missing156 
TOTAL1947100.0
18) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO PARTICIPATED IN A CATHOLIC PARISH AS A CHILD OR YOUTH [Responded "Yes" to CPYOUTH (VAR 15)]: Please react to these statements about your childhood and home parish where you spent most of your time to age 16 -- My parish's priests belonged to a religious order. (RELORDER)
TOTAL%
1) Very inaccurate145675.0
2) Inaccurate28914.9
3) Accurate522.7
4) Very accurate1457.5
Missing161 
TOTAL1942100.0
19) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO PARTICIPATED IN A CATHOLIC PARISH AS A CHILD OR YOUTH [Responded "Yes" to CPYOUTH (VAR 15)]: Please react to these statements about your childhood and home parish where you spent most of your time to age 16 -- My parish had a youth group. (YGROUP)
TOTAL%
1) Very inaccurate55428.6
2) Inaccurate39720.5
3) Accurate62132.0
4) Very accurate36718.9
Missing164 
TOTAL1939100.0
20) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO PARTICIPATED IN A CATHOLIC PARISH AS A CHILD OR YOUTH [Responded "Yes" to CPYOUTH (VAR 15)]: Please react to these statements about your childhood and home parish where you spent most of your time to age 16 -- My parish had teens participate in Sunday Mass roles (lector, choir, etc.) (TEENMASS)
TOTAL%
1) Very inaccurate67734.8
2) Inaccurate52727.1
3) Accurate49825.6
4) Very accurate24312.5
13) 10.1
Missing157 
TOTAL1946100.0
21) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO PARTICIPATED IN A CATHOLIC PARISH AS A CHILD OR YOUTH [Responded "Yes" to CPYOUTH (VAR 15)]: Please react to these statements about your childhood and home parish where you spent most of your time to age 16 -- My parish had Marian devotions (rosary, etc.) (MARDEV)
TOTAL%
1) Very inaccurate21711.2
2) Inaccurate34517.8
3) Accurate84343.6
4) Very accurate52827.3
Missing170 
TOTAL1933100.0
22) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO PARTICIPATED IN A CATHOLIC PARISH AS A CHILD OR YOUTH [Responded "Yes" to CPYOUTH (VAR 15)]: Please react to these statements about your childhood and home parish where you spent most of your time to age 16 -- My parish had special Eucharistic devotions like Forty Hours, Holy Hours, or Benediction. (EUCHSP)
TOTAL%
1) Very inaccurate24512.6
2) Inaccurate34817.9
3) Accurate70036.1
4) Very accurate64833.4
Missing162 
TOTAL1941100.0
23) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO PARTICIPATED IN A CATHOLIC PARISH AS A CHILD OR YOUTH [Responded "Yes" to CPYOUTH (VAR 15)]: Please react to these statements about your childhood and home parish where you spent most of your time to age 16 -- My parish had a strong sense of community. (PARCOMM)
TOTAL%
1) Very inaccurate1035.3
2) Inaccurate36618.8
3) Accurate91347.0
4) Very accurate56028.8
Missing161 
TOTAL1942100.0
24) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO PARTICIPATED IN A CATHOLIC PARISH AS A CHILD OR YOUTH [Responded "Yes" to CPYOUTH (VAR 15)]: Please react to these statements about your childhood and home parish where you spent most of your time to age 16 -- My parish was relatively small. (PSMALL)
TOTAL%
1) Very inaccurate53627.6
2) Inaccurate60231.0
3) Accurate45923.7
4) Very accurate34317.7
Missing163 
TOTAL1940100.0
25) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO PARTICIPATED IN A CATHOLIC PARISH AS A CHILD OR YOUTH [Responded "Yes" to CPYOUTH (VAR 15)]: Please react to these statements about your childhood and home parish where you spent most of your time to age 16 -- I belonged to a parish youth group. (PYGRP)
TOTAL%
1) Very inaccurate91547.3
2) Inaccurate40420.9
3) Accurate30715.9
4) Very accurate31016.0
Missing167 
TOTAL1936100.0
26) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO PARTICIPATED IN A CATHOLIC PARISH AS A CHILD OR YOUTH [Responded "Yes" to CPYOUTH (VAR 15)]: Please react to these statements about your childhood and home parish where you spent most of your time to age 16 -- I served Mass. (ISMASS)
TOTAL%
1) Very inaccurate34417.7
2) Inaccurate1115.7
3) Accurate26813.8
4) Very accurate122562.9
Missing155 
TOTAL1948100.0
27) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO PARTICIPATED IN A CATHOLIC PARISH AS A CHILD OR YOUTH [Responded "Yes" to CPYOUTH (VAR 15)]: Please react to these statements about your childhood and home parish where you spent most of your time to age 16 -- I participated in other Sunday Mass roles. (PARSUNR)
TOTAL%
1) Very inaccurate58930.4
2) Inaccurate33817.4
3) Accurate37119.1
4) Very accurate64233.1
Missing163 
TOTAL1940100.0
28) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO PARTICIPATED IN A CATHOLIC PARISH AS A CHILD OR YOUTH [Responded "Yes" to CPYOUTH (VAR 15)]: Please react to these statements about your childhood and home parish where you spent most of your time to age 16 -- I participated in Marian devotions. (PMARDEV)
TOTAL%
1) Very inaccurate60831.2
2) Inaccurate45623.4
3) Accurate55728.6
4) Very accurate32716.8
Missing155 
TOTAL1948100.0
29) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO PARTICIPATED IN A CATHOLIC PARISH AS A CHILD OR YOUTH [Responded "Yes" to CPYOUTH (VAR 15)]: Please react to these statements about your childhood and home parish where you spent most of your time to age 16 -- I participated in special Eucharistic devotions. (PARSEUCH)
TOTAL%
1) Very inaccurate45323.3
2) Inaccurate40120.6
3) Accurate68235.0
4) Very accurate41121.1
Missing156 
TOTAL1947100.0
30) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO PARTICIPATED IN A CATHOLIC PARISH AS A CHILD OR YOUTH [Responded "Yes" to CPYOUTH (VAR 15)]: Please react to these statements about your childhood and home parish where you spent most of your time to age 16 -- I participated in parish-sponsored service projects. (SERPROJ)
TOTAL%
1) Very inaccurate62332.3
2) Inaccurate56729.4
3) Accurate51926.9
4) Very accurate22211.5
Missing172 
TOTAL1931100.0
31) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO PARTICIPATED IN A CATHOLIC PARISH AS A CHILD OR YOUTH [Responded "Yes" to CPYOUTH (VAR 15)]: Please react to these statements about your childhood and home parish where you spent most of your time to age 16 -- I went on retreats (TEC, Search, other formats). (RETREAT)
TOTAL%
1) Very inaccurate78340.4
2) Inaccurate40520.9
3) Accurate40420.8
4) Very accurate34817.9
Missing163 
TOTAL1940100.0
32) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO PARTICIPATED IN A CATHOLIC PARISH AS A CHILD OR YOUTH [Responded "Yes" to CPYOUTH (VAR 15)]: Please react to these statements about your childhood and home parish where you spent most of your time to age 16 -- Both my parents were practicing Catholics. (PARCATH)
TOTAL%
1) Very inaccurate20710.6
2) Inaccurate1457.4
3) Accurate26613.6
4) Very accurate133468.3
Missing151 
TOTAL1952100.0
33) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO PARTICIPATED IN A CATHOLIC PARISH AS A CHILD OR YOUTH [Responded "Yes" to CPYOUTH (VAR 15)]: Please react to these statements about your childhood and home parish where you spent most of your time to age 16 -- The priest in my childhood parish seemed especially fulfilled in his vocation as a priest. (PRFLFILD)
TOTAL%
1) Very inaccurate914.7
2) Inaccurate19910.3
3) Accurate80641.6
4) Very accurate84043.4
Missing167 
TOTAL1936100.0
34) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO PARTICIPATED IN A CATHOLIC PARISH AS A CHILD OR YOUTH [Responded "Yes" to CPYOUTH (VAR 15)]: Please react to these statements about your childhood and home parish where you spent most of your time to age 16 -- My family volunteered at the parish. (FVOLUNTR)
TOTAL%
1) Very inaccurate28814.8
2) Inaccurate35618.3
3) Accurate63832.8
4) Very accurate66234.1
Missing159 
TOTAL1944100.0
35) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO PARTICIPATED IN A CATHOLIC PARISH AS A CHILD OR YOUTH [Responded "Yes" to CPYOUTH (VAR 15)]: Please react to these statements about your childhood and home parish where you spent most of your time to age 16 -- My parent(s) went to special parish devotions. (PPDEVOT)
TOTAL%
1) Very inaccurate34017.5
2) Inaccurate43522.4
3) Accurate66934.4
4) Very accurate50125.8
Missing158 
TOTAL1945100.0
36) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO PARTICIPATED IN A CATHOLIC PARISH AS A CHILD OR YOUTH [Responded "Yes" to CPYOUTH (VAR 15)]: Please react to these statements about your childhood and home parish where you spent most of your time to age 16 -- My parent(s) got to know our parish priest. (PARKNEW)
TOTAL%
1) Very inaccurate19810.2
2) Inaccurate36518.7
3) Accurate70736.3
4) Very accurate67734.8
Missing156 
TOTAL1947100.0
37) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO PARTICIPATED IN A CATHOLIC PARISH AS A CHILD OR YOUTH [Responded "Yes" to CPYOUTH (VAR 15)]: Please react to these statements about your childhood and home parish where you spent most of your time to age 16 -- At least one of the priests in my childhood parish personally invited me to consider vocation. (PRINVITE)
TOTAL%
1) Very inaccurate63132.4
2) Inaccurate43822.5
3) Accurate44622.9
4) Very accurate43022.1
Missing158 
TOTAL1945100.0
38) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO PARTICIPATED IN A CATHOLIC PARISH AS A CHILD OR YOUTH [Responded "Yes" to CPYOUTH (VAR 15)]: Please react to these statements about your childhood and home parish where you spent most of your time to age 16 -- I knew at least one other parishioner who had entered the seminary during the ten years prior to my entering. (OTHJOIN)
TOTAL%
1) Very inaccurate77439.7
2) Inaccurate29215.0
3) Accurate40520.8
4) Very accurate48024.6
Missing152 
TOTAL1951100.0
39) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO PARTICIPATED IN A CATHOLIC PARISH AS A CHILD OR YOUTH [Responded "Yes" to CPYOUTH (VAR 15)]: Which one quality best describes the priest from your childhood parish(es) who was most important in your parish experience as a young person? (PRQUALT1)
TOTAL%
1) Approachable45025.4
2) Enthusiastic28416.1
3) Prayerful19911.2
4) Well-informed663.7
5) Compassionate1548.7
6) Dedicated61634.8
Missing334 
TOTAL1769100.0
40) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO PARTICIPATED IN A CATHOLIC PARISH AS A CHILD OR YOUTH [Responded "Yes" to CPYOUTH (VAR 15)]: Which quality would next best describe him [Second response from PQUAL1 (VAR 39)]? (PRQUALT2)
TOTAL%
1) Approachable35719.3
2) Enthusiastic30216.4
3) Prayerful34218.5
4) Well-informed1769.5
5) Compassionate29015.7
6) Dedicated37820.5
Missing258 
TOTAL1845100.0
41) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO PARTICIPATED IN A CATHOLIC PARISH AS A CHILD OR YOUTH [Responded "Yes" to CPYOUTH (VAR 15)]: Which least describes him [Follow-up response from PQUAL1 (VAR 39)]? (PRQUALT3)
TOTAL%
1) Approachable31319.3
2) Enthusiastic38123.5
3) Prayerful1297.9
4) Well-informed62538.5
5) Compassionate1257.7
6) Dedicated503.1
Missing480 
TOTAL1623100.0
42) What best describes the place(es) where you grew up? (WRAISED)
TOTAL%
1) Rural33516.2
2) Small town/city64431.2
3) Suburb65131.6
4) Urban43321.0
Missing40 
TOTAL2063100.0
43) What best describes your primary ethnic background? (ETHNIC)
TOTAL%
1) German45623.1
2) Irish53327.0
3) Italian19910.1
4) Polish1578.0
5) Hispanic/Latino1165.9
6) African American/Black221.1
7) Asian683.5
8) American Indian30.2
9) Other41721.2
Missing132 
TOTAL1971100.0
44) Using responses 1-9 in the question above, write the number for a secondary ethnic background [Second response to ETHNIC1 (VAR 43)]. (ETHNIC2)
TOTAL%
1) German31526.1
2) Irish32326.8
3) Italian685.6
4) Polish847.0
5) Hispanic/Latino221.8
6) African American/Black110.9
7) Asian131.1
8) American Indian221.8
9) Other34828.9
Missing897 
TOTAL1206100.0
45) What was your family's economic situation to age 16? (INCOME)
TOTAL%
1) Poor1165.6
2) Lower-middle class73835.4
3) Middle class115755.5
4) Affluent753.6
Missing17 
TOTAL2086100.0
46) Did you attend a Catholic elementary school? (CATHELEM)
TOTAL%
1) Yes139166.4
2) No70533.6
Missing7 
TOTAL2096100.0
47) Did you attend a Catholic high school? (CATHHS)
TOTAL%
1) Yes107251.4
2) No101248.6
Missing19 
TOTAL2084100.0
48) how stable and secure was your family life before 16? (YOUNGLFE)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all512.4
2) A little1286.1
3) Somewhat43120.6
4) Very much148070.8
Missing13 
TOTAL2090100.0
49) Insofar as you know, within the past 20 years, how many of the following vocations came from your childhood parish -- Diocesan priests, including yourself. (PARVOC1)
TOTAL%
0) 593.3
1) 64135.4
2) 44024.3
3) 26814.8
4) 1448.0
5) 864.8
6) 462.5
7) 251.4
8) 251.4
9) 10.1
10) 311.7
11) 30.2
12) 60.3
13) 10.1
14) 20.1
15) 70.4
16) 10.1
17) 10.1
18) 30.2
20) 130.7
25) 20.1
27) 20.1
35) 10.1
40) 10.1
101) 10.1
Missing293 
TOTAL1810100.0
50) Insofar as you know, within the past 20 years, how many of the following vocations came from your childhood parish -- Religious priests. (PARVOC2)
TOTAL%
0) 56246.1
1) 40433.2
2) 15112.4
3) 433.5
4) 141.1
5) 242.0
6) 50.4
7) 40.3
8) 20.2
9) 10.1
10) 50.4
15) 20.2
50) 10.1
Missing885 
TOTAL1218100.0
51) Insofar as you know, within the past 20 years, how many of the following vocations came from your childhood parish -- Brothers. (PARVOC3)
TOTAL%
0) 62873.7
1) 14316.8
2) 465.4
3) 70.8
4) 141.6
5) 50.6
6) 20.2
7) 20.2
8) 10.1
9) 10.1
10) 20.2
15) 10.1
Missing1251 
TOTAL852100.0
52) Insofar as you know, within the past 20 years, how many of the following vocations came from your childhood parish -- Sisters. (PARVOC4)
TOTAL%
0) 46244.6
1) 24723.8
2) 15214.7
3) 666.4
4) 302.9
5) 272.6
6) 111.1
7) 30.3
8) 40.4
9) 10.1
10) 111.1
12) 20.2
13) 10.1
14) 20.2
15) 50.5
20) 50.5
25) 20.2
27) 10.1
30) 20.2
33) 10.1
35) 10.1
Missing1067 
TOTAL1036100.0
53) The 2 letter abbreviation for your home state [Coded here as state and FIPS Code]. (STATE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL198329.76714
54) Number of brothers and sisters, "0" if an only child. (FAMSIZE)
TOTAL%
0) 552.7
1) 29314.2
2) 36417.7
3) 38418.6
4) 27613.4
5) 21610.5
6) 1547.5
7) 1065.1
8) 813.9
9) 432.1
10) 281.4
11) 251.2
12) 160.8
13) 80.4
14) 30.1
15) 40.2
16) 40.2
18) 10.0
Missing42 
TOTAL2061100.0
55) Times your family moved before you were 16. (YNGMOVE)
TOTAL%
0) 67336.0
1) 57830.9
2) 25613.7
3) 1387.4
4) 713.8
5) 563.0
6) 442.4
7) 110.6
8) 231.2
9) 30.2
10) 50.3
12) 60.3
13) 10.1
14) 20.1
20) 10.1
25) 10.1
Missing234 
TOTAL1869100.0
56) Age when you seriously considered becoming a priest. (PRCONSDR)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL207918.5538
57) Age when you decided to become a priest. (PDECAGE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL207525.3999
58) Year you were born. (YEARBORN)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL20941956.829
59) Year you entered the seminary. (YEARSEM)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL20871982.2717
60) Year you were ordained a priest. (YEARORD)
TOTAL%
1933) 10.0
1943) 10.0
1948) 10.0
1949) 10.0
1954) 10.0
1956) 10.0
1958) 10.0
1959) 10.0
1961) 20.1
1964) 20.1
1965) 50.2
1966) 10.0
1970) 10.0
1971) 10.0
1972) 10.0
1973) 10.0
1974) 30.1
1975) 10.0
1976) 10.0
1978) 10.0
1979) 20.1
1980) 20.1
1981) 10.0
1982) 70.3
1983) 1326.3
1984) 1135.4
1985) 1406.7
1986) 1406.7
1987) 1426.8
1988) 1607.6
1989) 1306.2
1990) 1185.6
1991) 1497.1
1992) 1557.4
1993) 1587.5
1994) 1446.9
1995) 1607.6
1996) 1708.1
1997) 412.0
1998) 20.1
Missing9 
TOTAL2094100.0
61) How important was a personal invitation from a priest at your parish when you were originally considering priesthood? (PIIMPOR)
TOTAL%
1) Not important62630.4
2) Somewhat important42520.6
3) Important46722.7
4) Very important54126.3
Missing44 
TOTAL2059100.0
62) Age of Respondent (AGE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL209440.189
63) Age respondent entered the seminary (AGESEM)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL208225.5139
64) Age respondent was ordained a priest (AGEORD)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL208732.8048
65) I-INCOME: What was your family's economic situation to age 16 (For use with on-line analysis)? (I-INCOME)
TOTAL%
1) Poor1165.6
2) Lower-middle class73835.4
3) Middle class115755.5
4) Affluent753.6
Missing17 
TOTAL2086100.0
66) I-WRAISD: What best describes the place(es) where you grew up (For use with on-line analysis)? (I-WRAISD)
TOTAL%
1) Rural33516.2
2) Small town/city64431.2
3) Suburb65131.6
4) Urban43321.0
Missing40 
TOTAL2063100.0
67) I-AGE: Age of respondent (Recoded for use with on-line analysis) (I-AGE)
TOTAL%
0) Age 26-3341019.6
1) Age 34-3977336.9
2) Age 40-4759528.4
3) Age 48-541647.8
4) Age 55+1527.3
Missing9 
TOTAL2094100.0
68) I-AGESEM: Age respondent entered the seminary (Recoded for use with on-line analysis) (I-AGESEM)
TOTAL%
0) Age 10-1841019.7
1) Age 18-2362129.8
2) Age 24-2957427.6
3) Age 30-3625412.2
4) Age 37+22310.7
Missing21 
TOTAL2082100.0
69) I-AGEORD: Age respondent was ordained a priest (Recoded for use with on-line analysis) (I-AGEORD)
TOTAL%
0) Age 20-2630014.4
1) Age 27-3076236.5
2) Age 31-3657427.5
3) Age 37-4935417.0
4) Age 50+974.6
Missing16 
TOTAL2087100.0