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Study Report

Study Number: QJ-011-001-1-1-United States-ROPER-2002

Subject Area: Religion

Bibliographic Citation: Los Angeles Times poll #471: Catholic priests in the United States.  [machine-readable data file] / Los Angeles Times  [principal investigator(s)] / Storrs, CT: Roper Center for Public Opinion Research  [distributor].

Originating Archive Number: USLAT2002-471

Date Accessioned: 5/6/2003

Number of Files Received: 0

Comments: Data file is available as raw ASCII file and SPSS portable file.

Access Status: Access limited to UW Campus

Date Ordered: 4/17/2003

Documentation: Codebook is in PDF and Microsoft Word format.

Abstract: This poll was conducted on June 27 to October 11 in 2002. Its sample size is 1854. There are 188 variables on topics such as, Principal assignment as a Priest (2); External Priest in Diocese (1); Greatest Joy as a Priest (5); Greatest challenge as a Priest (5); Satisfied with life as a Pries (1); Priest life turnout (1); Priesthood again (1); Advise to enter seminary (1); Advise not to enter seminary (5); Leave Priesthood (1); Pope John Paul II remembered in history (1); Pope John Paul II's views on morals (1); Pope John Paul II's accomplishments (5); New Pope have John Paul II's qualities (5); New Pope not have John Paul II's qualities (5); Bishop's job performance (1); Bishops views on morals (1); Feel comfortable going to bishop for help (1); Hold elections for Bishops (1); Problems facing church in U.S. (5); Rate the Catholic Church (1); Status of Church (1); Confidence in Church (1); Young priests more conservative (1); Reform Catholic Church (5); Quick/Slow reform (1); Church follow all teachings (1); Path to Salvation (1); Problems with Laity (5); Families threatened (2); Needs of Laity (1); Laity on moral issues (1); Why laity are leaving (5); Premarital sex a sin (1); Abortion as a sin (1); Artificial Birth control (1); Use of cloning to cure diseases (1); Stem-cell research (1); Use condoms against aids (1); Gay sex a sin (1); Commit suicide a sin if suffering from fatal disease (1); Masturbation a sin (1); Ordination of Women as deacons (1); Ordinations of women as priests (1); Ordinations of women as Bishops (1); Why ordain women (1); Allow priests to marry (1); Why allow priests to marry (1); When allow priests to marry (1); Shortage of priests made church lower standards (1); U.S. News media coverage of the Church (1); Religious Ideology (1); Political Ideology (1); Gay subculture in the Dioceses (1); Gay subculture in the Seminary (1); Sexual orientation (1)l Celibacy Role (1); Celibacy easier for gay/straight priests (1); Level of intimacy (1); Bishop Job rating (1); Sex allegations true (1); Discipling priests (1); Satisfied with compact (1); Restored confidence in the Church (1); Protect minors (1); Church being fair to priests accused of abuse (1); Discipline Bishops (1); Procedure for sex abuse (1); Biggest Crisis for Catholic Church (1); What bothers you about the most recent allegations (5); Punishment for bishops (1).

Media/File Reports:

7312 (CD-ROM)
7313 (CD-ROM)
7396 (CD-Rom)
7397 (CD-Rom)
9002 (USB Flask Drive)
9003 (USB Flask Drive)
9004 (SSCC network drive)