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A majority of people use their phone on restroom breaks

March 11, 2013

LONDON — A new survey reveals that more than half of people use their mobile phone while sitting on the toilet, according to Digital Spy.

phone on the toiletThe poll, conducted by Sony and O2, also revealed that a quarter of men choose to sit on the loo rather that stand, just so that their hands are free to use their phones, the article stated.

According to the article, 59 percent of men and women admitted to sending texts and 45 percent to sending e-mails, while nearly a third said they had taken a call and 24 percent revealed that they have phoned someone while on the toilet.

Twenty-nine percent of those polled said they used their phones in the restroom because they "wanted to prevent boredom setting in," and 12 percent said that they felt pressure to stay on top of e-mails and messages, even while in the restroom, the article noted.

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