PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Checking the phone may take priority, even during some intimate moments, according to a recent study.READ MORE: 'Arrow Came In As An Owner Surrender,' Now Has New Job With Lower Southampton Police Department
SureCall’s study finds that 10 percent of people check their phone during sex.
In addition, the study finds people 18 to 34 years of age are almost twice as likely to check their phone during sex than those 35 to 51 years of age.
The survey data was gathered from 1,000 participants.READ MORE: Philadelphia Residents 'Getting Swarmed' By Illegal ATVs, Street Bikes Prompts Emergency Meeting With City Leaders
Out of the 10 percent that admitted to checking their phones while getting romantic, 43 percent said they checked their phones during those moments two to 10 times in the past year.
The study also finds 69 percent of participants admitted to checking their phones as they used the toilet/urinal and 59 percent of those who did that said they do it on a daily basis.
Nearly 75 percent of participants admitted to sleeping with their phone on or having the device near their the bed. In addition, they were more likely to say they are sad.MORE NEWS: COVID In New Jersey: Gov. Phil Murphy Wants All Schools In State To Have In-Person Instruction
SureCall is a cell phone signal booster company.