Perils of polling: Surveys can be wrong
Posted by akosistella on March 10, 2010
MANILA, Philippines—Surveys or opinion polls are not free from risks.
Poll results that are several weeks or months old may be perfectly valid. But surveys are snapshots of opinions. A mood or opinion is, of course, subject to change. That’s why surveys taken at different times reflect different opinions.
Survey pioneers learned this lesson the hard way.
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