Height, it turns out, isn’t just for basketball players. Historians, health officials, banks, the opposite sex, all are interested in height.
According to this article, height is a primary indicator of a number of things:
- The opposite sex is more attracted to taller people.
- Taller people make significantly more money.
- People have been getting taller over time.
- A country’s average height is an indicator of nutrition levels.
The article explores these, and other, interesting correlations with height.
An update: this article expands on the information.