In retrospect, the polling techniques employed by the magazine were to blame. Although it had polled ten million individuals (of whom about million responded, an astronomical total for any opinion poll),  it had surveyed its own readers first, a group with disposable incomes well above the national average of the time, shown in part by their ability still to afford a magazine subscription during the depths of the Great Depression , and then two other readily available lists: that of registered automobile owners and that of telephone users, both of which were also wealthier than the average American at the time. Research published in 1972 and 1988 concluded that non-response bias was the primary source of this error, although their sampling frame was also quite different from the vast majority of voters.
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