The credit or debit card in your wallet is apparently dirt than you might suspect.
A recent study by LendEDU.com showed that the credit and debit cards were dirt on average than money or coins. The financial site published its survey on Tuesday, and listed researchers used the Hygiene SystemSURE Plus handheld test unit to investigate cleanliness.
"The device returns a germ track that is quite easy to understand: the higher the number, the smoother the surface and vice versa, the report says, adding that the surfaces of credit and debit cards as well as" various bills and coin values "were tested.
LendEDU's study found average payment cards recorded a 285 germ score, cash had an average seed score of 1
"After having tested the front and back of 41 different debit and credit cards, 27 different bills and 12 different coins, and calculating average bacterial points for each payment based on the results, debit and credit cards turned out to be the foamest payment method, "the site concluded.
CLICK HERE FOR FOX BUSINESS APP  The site stacked these results against other "known dirty stuff" and said that a payment choir ts average bacterial score was higher than that of a bath in New York City's Penn Station, which received 163 bacterial points.
The average bacterial score for both cash and coins was lower than the bath, but higher than a New York City subway's 68 bacterial score, according to the report.