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Cell Phone Addiction In America – The Shocking Truth

Cell Phone Addiction In America – The Shocking Truth

In America, one of the biggest addiction has become the cell phone addiction. With only so much time in a day, people spend a good amount of it on their phones. Average cell phone use per day is over 3 hours! People check their phones about 110 times a day. 40% of people have shown use of their phones in the bathroom and 12% in the shower.

This addiction is not something that can easily be put aside and 50% of American teens have admitted that they are addicted to their smartphones. Conflict has risen because of this and 70% of parents say that they have argued with their teens about their usage. It has also taken away from daily social interactions with family. 77% of parents say that their teens were distracted by their phones when spending time with family.

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Cell phone addiction has also lead to even more serious problems. Cell phone usage has caused 26% of the nation’s car accidents. Parents even more than teens tend to check their phones while driving at 56%. For teens, it was only 51%.

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    Source: http://newtheory.com/stats-prove-how-addicted-we-really-are-to-our-cellphones-its-even-scarier-than-we-thought/

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