In 2007, economist Jay Zagorsky, at Ohio State University, studied the relation of IQs and financial status of 7,500 people. The following is the conclusion of his study:
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For every IQ point a person made $200 to $600 more annually. For example, a person with an IQ of 140 made about $8,000 more per year than a person with an IQ of 120.
However, those with lower IQs tend to save their money and use it more wisely.
The Los Angeles Times reported in April 2009 about a province in Northern Ireland (Golestan) whose population suffered from esophageal cancer. Scientists eventually concluded that the cause was drinking hot tea. The people there drank their tea at about 158 degrees Fahrenheit.