Sister Y suggested that smart people may use drugs & have sex because they are bored more often. The GSS has two variables, BOREDOM and BORED. Only the first one actually asks about boredom per se, but I report results for both.

Frequency Distribution
Cells contain:
-Column percent
-Weighted N
WORDSUM
1 2 3 4 5 ROW
TOTAL
BOREDOM 1: ALWAYS 35.3
3.1
.0
.0
.0
.0
2.9
1.5
1.2
1.0
3.0
5.6
2: OFTEN .0
.0
.0
.0
.0
.0
5.9
3.1
9.0
7.7
5.6
10.7
3: SOMETIMES .0
.0
50.0
9.2
34.0
8.7
41.2
21.5
34.7
29.6
36.3
68.9
4: HARDLY EVER 11.8
1.0
22.2
4.1
18.0
4.6
24.5
12.8
26.3
22.5
23.7
44.9
5: NEVER 52.9
4.6
27.8
5.1
48.0
12.3
25.5
13.3
28.7
24.5
31.5
59.8
COL TOTAL 100.0
8.7
100.0
18.4
100.0
25.5
100.0
52.1
100.0
85.3
100.0
190.0
Means 3.47 3.78 4.14 3.64 3.72 3.75
Std Devs 1.97 .88 .91 1.03 1.02 1.05
Unweighted N 7 15 27 51 81 181
Frequency Distribution
Cells contain:
-Column percent
-Weighted N
WORDSUM
6 7 8 9 10 ROW
TOTAL
BOREDOM 1: ALWAYS 1.5
2.0
.0
.0
1.3
1.0
2.4
1.0
3.2
1.0
1.4
5.1
2: OFTEN 6.5
8.7
2.9
2.6
3.9
3.1
11.0
4.6
6.5
2.0
5.6
20.9
3: SOMETIMES 34.4
46.0
32.6
28.6
32.9
25.5
32.9
13.8
32.3
10.2
33.3
124.1
4: HARDLY EVER 33.2
44.4
40.7
35.8
32.2
25.0
31.7
13.3
35.5
11.2
34.8
129.7
5: NEVER 24.4
32.7
23.8
20.9
29.6
23.0
22.0
9.2
22.6
7.2
24.9
93.0
COL TOTAL 100.0
133.8
100.0
87.8
100.0
77.6
100.0
41.9
100.0
31.7
100.0
372.8
Means 3.73 3.85 3.85 3.60 3.68 3.76
Std Devs .96 .82 .94 1.03 1.01 .94
Unweighted N 128 84 78 45 32 367
Summary Statistics
Eta* = .16 Gamma = -.03 Rao-Scott-P: F(40,1680) = 2.66 (p= 0.00)
R = -.04 Tau-b = -.02 Rao-Scott-LR: F(40,1680) = 1.74 (p= 0.00)
Somers’ d* = -.02 Tau-c = -.02 Chisq-P(40) = 89.93
Chisq-LR(40) = 58.96
*Row variable treated as the dependent variable.
Text for ‘BOREDOM’ 

1336. Now some more questions about your working conditions.
Please circle one code for each item below to show how often 
it applies to your work.
 How often... d. Are you bored at work?

Now for free-time.

Frequency Distribution
Cells contain:
-Column percent
-Weighted N
WORDSUM
1 2 3 4 5 ROW
TOTAL
BORED 1: QUITE OFTEN 20.8
7.6
26.7
16.3
22.7
27.5
17.6
35.0
20.2
66.4
20.5
152.7
2: NOW AND THEN 37.3
13.6
39.5
24.1
46.8
56.8
43.4
86.2
40.5
133.0
42.0
313.7
3: ALMOST NEVER 41.9
15.3
33.8
20.6
30.5
37.0
39.0
77.6
39.3
129.3
37.5
279.8
COL TOTAL 100.0
36.5
100.0
61.0
100.0
121.3
100.0
198.7
100.0
328.8
100.0
746.2
Means 2.21 2.07 2.08 2.21 2.19 2.17
Std Devs .77 .78 .73 .72 .75 .74
Unweighted N 42 81 132 213 319 787
Frequency Distribution
Cells contain:
-Column percent
-Weighted N
WORDSUM
6 7 8 9 10 ROW
TOTAL
BORED 1: QUITE OFTEN 11.0
44.9
9.3
32.0
4.7
8.9
8.5
13.2
4.6
5.0
8.6
104.0
2: NOW AND THEN 49.1
200.9
37.3
128.4
43.5
82.5
38.4
59.7
26.7
29.0
41.5
500.5
3: ALMOST NEVER 39.9
163.2
53.4
183.8
51.8
98.4
53.1
82.7
68.7
74.6
49.9
602.7
COL TOTAL 100.0
409.0
100.0
344.1
100.0
189.8
100.0
155.6
100.0
108.6
100.0
1,207.1
Means 2.29 2.44 2.47 2.45 2.64 2.41
Std Devs .65 .66 .59 .65 .57 .64
Unweighted N 391 308 194 147 99 1,139
Summary Statistics
Eta* = .21 Gamma = .23 Rao-Scott-P: F(20,1960) = 3.89 (p= 0.00)
R = .20 Tau-b = .16 Rao-Scott-LR: F(20,1960) = 3.88 (p= 0.00)
Somers’ d* = .14 Tau-c = .18 Chisq-P(20) = 112.07
Chisq-LR(20) = 111.84
*Row variable treated as the dependent variable.
Text for ‘BORED’ 

285a. If sometimes or never: How often would you say you have time
 on your hands that you don't know what to do with?