Quiz: Can we tell your political allegiance by how tall you are?

Wednesday 17 August 2016 15:00
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New research has found that the taller a person is, the more likely they are to be conservative.

The study, from Sara Watson at The Ohio State University and Raj Arunachalam at Bates White LLC economic consulting firm, found that - on average - a one-inch increase in height increased support for a conservative party by 0.6 per cent and the likelihood of voting for the party by 0.5 per cent.

While the findings occured in both genders - conservative tendencies were roughly twice as strong for men. An additional inch of height generates a 0.8 per cent increase in conservative support for men, while it was 0.4 per cent for women.

So, can we tell which political party you support by your height? Take one of the quizzes below:

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The researchers used data from the 2006 British Household Panel Study for just over 9,700 people.

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