This is super fascinating. The medical world would have spent millions of dollars and many years trying to get this data. Ok Cupid takes a different approach:
- Design a fun and useful site
- Occasionally poll their million+ readers
- Look for interesting results
- Publish them in an engaging way
Reason #98 why the medical community is increasingly losing touch with real people. Of course, their are “limitations” to this kind of study. But there are “limitations” to all kinds of studies, even the government-funded studies that cost hundreds of millions of dollars.
Make sure and click through to view all the charts. Good stuff…