This discrimination was even higher in female employees.
Some jobs do require or at least favor tall people, including some manual labor jobs, law enforcement, most professional sports, flight attendants, and fashion modeling.
For example, several epidemiological studies have shown a statistically significant positive correlation between height and intelligence in human populations.
The wife on the other hand looks for a tall husband due to them generating higher earnings.
Nonetheless, on a cultural level in Post-industrial society, a sociological relationship between height and perceived attractiveness exists.
Nevertheless, studies have shown that short people are paid less than taller people, with disparities similar in magnitude to the race and gender gaps. For some people, height is a noteworthy factor in sexual attractiveness.
The greater reproductive success of taller men is attested to by studies indicating that taller men are more likely to be married and to have more children, except in societies with severe sex imbalances caused by war.
They also found that men's wages as adults could be linked to their height at age 16.