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Survey: SHOH41

Question:
In many places in America, coroners are elected officials who oftren have little or no medical training. They will decide if a doctor should be hired to make an investigation into the cause of death. Do you think it is acceptable for coroners to be elected with little medical traiing or is it not acceptable?

Answers: ( respondents)
Acceptable 79%
Not acceptable 14%
Don't know 5%
Other 2%

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NOTE: The number of respondents to an individual question may vary from the number of respondents to the entire survey, as some items are restricted based on previous answers. The poll has an overall 4 percentage point margin of error, although the margin increases when examining attitudes among smaller groups within the survey. The margin for women only, for example, is 6 percent.