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American Catholic Laity Poll, 1987 - Analysis

TEACHSEM (Weighted by WT)

For each of the following areas of church life, please tell me if you think the Catholic laity should have the right to participate, or should not have the right to participate. -- Teaching in diocesan seminaries.
 FrequencyPercentCumulative Percent
1) Should98768.1%68.1%
2) Should not33423.1%91.2%
3) Not Sure /Refused1288.8%100.0%





Marital status (I-MARITAL)

 MarriedDivorced/SeparatedWidowedNever marriedMissingTotal
Should69.9%
632
74.6%
97
45.2%
42
67.1%
210
368.1%
981
Should not21.7%
196
22.3%
29
37.6%
35
23.3%
73
123.1%
333
Not Sure /Refused8.4%
76
3.1%
4
17.2%
16
9.6%
30
18.8%
126
Missing000050
Total 100%
904
100%
130
100%
93
100%
313
   
1440

Education (I-EDUC)

 Some high school or lessHigh school graduateSome college or vocational schoolCollege graduateGraduate or professional school (including 'some graduate or professional school' and 'graduate or professional degree')MissingTotal
Should55.6%
170
67.7%
392
72.5%
208
76.6%
131
81.7%
85
168.1%
986
Should not27.8%
85
23.7%
137
22.6%
65
19.9%
34
12.5%
13
023.1%
334
Not Sure /Refused16.7%
51
8.6%
50
4.9%
14
3.5%
6
5.8%
6
18.8%
127
Missing0000020
Total 100%
306
100%
579
100%
287
100%
171
100%
104
   
1447

Race (I-RACE)

 WhiteBlackHispanicOther (including Asian)MissingTotal
Should68.9%
854
71.1%
27
62.3%
91
73.7%
14
168.3%
986
Should not23.1%
286
26.3%
10
22.6%
33
26.3%
5
023.1%
334
Not Sure /Refused8.1%
100
2.6%
1
15.1%
22
0.0%
0
18.5%
123
Missing000020
Total 100%
1240
100%
38
100%
146
100%
19
   
1443

Age (I-AGE)

 18-2930-3940-4950 & overMissingTotal
Should69.8%
291
70.9%
241
70.8%
165
63.5%
290
168.2%
987
Should not21.8%
91
22.4%
76
19.7%
46
26.5%
121
023.1%
334
Not Sure /Refused8.4%
35
6.8%
23
9.4%
22
10.1%
46
18.7%
126
Missing000020
Total 100%
417
100%
340
100%
233
100%
457
   
1447

Sex (I-SEX)

 MaleFemaleMissingTotal
Should71.6%
493
65.0%
494
068.1%
987
Should not20.9%
144
25.1%
191
023.1%
335
Not Sure /Refused7.5%
52
9.9%
75
08.8%
127
Missing0000
Total 100%
689
100%
760
   
1449

Region (I-REGION)

 EastMidwestSouthWestMissingTotal
Should69.3%
131
67.0%
266
67.0%
319
70.0%
271
068.1%
987
Should not23.8%
45
23.4%
93
25.6%
122
19.4%
75
023.1%
335
Not Sure /Refused6.9%
13
9.6%
38
7.4%
35
10.6%
41
08.8%
127
Missing000000
Total 100%
189
100%
397
100%
476
100%
387
   
1449

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