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Activities: Digital Devices Also Affect Lavatory Habits
Source: ABC News Radio

(NEW YORK) -- Newspapers and magazines are losing out to digital devices in restrooms too.

Lysol No Mess Max's survey of 1,000 adults says that Americans spend an average of 16 minutes daily reading from their smartphones and tablets while on the toilet.

Overall, 38 percent say this is a normal routine, while 70 percent of respondents 18-34 admit it's part of their daily ritual.

Of course, people aren't just reading the news or a feature while on the pot.  Here's what business they use their digital devices for while doing their "business":
  • Read a tweet, Instagram feed or Facebook update -- 57 percent
  • Purchased clothes online -- 54 percent
  • E-mailed a boss, co-worker or client -- 36 percent
  • Bought groceries online -- 31 percent
  • Viewed a friend's profile -- 27 percent
  • Viewed a family member's profile -- 24 percent
  • Sent a text -- 24 percent
  • Posted or "Liked" Facebook content -- 17 percent
  • Posted a Vine (Don't ask) -- Five percent

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