What Students Say They Know About Sexual Orientation

 

Percentage who agree or strongly agree.

Percentage who disagree or strongly disagree.

Mean Score

(five point scale)

I am knowledgeable about issues related to sexual orientation.

54.9%

13.7%

3.51

I can explain what the Catholic Church teaches about sexual orientation.

62.2%

18.9%

3.54

I can explain why the Catholic Church teaches what it teaches about sexual orientation.

42.3%

32.7%

3.12

I can explain why some people might disagree with Catholic teaching on sexual orientation.

86.6%

1.9%

4.15

I can explain some important recent scientific insights about sexual orientation.

46.1%

21.2%

3.37

I can explain how some GLBTQ persons understand their identity and experience.

50%

30.8%

3.33

In forming my own views on sexual orientation, I try to take Catholic teaching into account.

28.8%

42.3%

2.83