61% of men and 37% of women regularly use their phone while on the toilet.
This in turn means that mobiles phones can carry up to 1479 count of germs and dangerous bacteria. To give you a bit of a yard stick, 500 units is considered on the high. It shows you that using your toilet on the loo means that you might come out relieved but with a dose of harmful pathogens and bacteria. While you may wash your hands after going to the loo these germs will stay on your phone which will then pass onto your workstation area including keyboard, mouse and landline (if you still have one!). Read more.