Survey of American Catholic Priests, 1993

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THESEDAY (Weighted by WT)

Taking all things together, how would you say things are these days? Would you say you're
  1) Very happy
  2) Pretty happy
  3) Not too happy

Category Frequency Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Very happy 454 38.9% 38.9%
Pretty happy 595 51% 89.9%
Not too happy 118 10.1% 100%
Missing 21 % %

Variable Comparisons

Age (I-AGE)

26-39 40-49 50-59 60-69 70 & over Missing TOTAL
Very happy 35.0%
49
30.9%
82
33.3%
83
41.7%
121
53.4%
118

1
38.9%
453
Pretty happy 57.9%
81
56.2%
149
55.8%
139
50.0%
145
36.7%
81

0
51.1%
595
Not too happy 7.1%
10
12.8%
34
10.8%
27
8.3%
24
10.0%
22

1
10.0%
117
Missing 2 1 6 6 6 0 21
TOTAL 100.0%
140
100.0%
265
100.0%
249
100.0%
290
100.0%
221

2

1165


Years in priesthood (I-YRPRIEST)

0-15 16-25 26-35 36-45 46 & over Missing TOTAL
Very happy 35.7%
89
28.8%
72
38.7%
109
39.8%
96
59.9%
85

2
38.7%
451
Pretty happy 53.8%
134
59.6%
149
52.1%
147
48.5%
117
33.8%
48

0
51.1%
595
Not too happy 10.4%
26
11.6%
29
9.2%
26
11.6%
28
6.3%
9

1
10.1%
118
Missing 2 3 3 6 6 0 20
TOTAL 100.0%
249
100.0%
250
100.0%
282
100.0%
241
100.0%
142

3

1164


Type of priest (I-RELDIO)

Diocesan Religious Unknown TOTAL
Very happy 37.6%
284
41.9%
169
22.2%
2
39.0%
455
Pretty happy 52.1%
394
49.1%
198
33.3%
3
50.9%
595
Not too happy 10.3%
78
8.9%
36
44.4%
4
10.1%
118
Missing 17 4 0 21
TOTAL 100.0%
756
100.0%
403
100.0%
9

1168



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