National Day of Unplugging (March 3): It's Official—Women Spend More Time on Their Phones Than Men

77% of women and 68% of men spend 3 hours or more per day on their computer, phone, or tablet. Half of women and 41% of men spend 5 hours or more per day looking at a screen.

National Day of Unplugging (March 3): It's Official—Women Spend More Time on Their Phones Than Men

77% of women and 68% of men spend 3 hours or more per day on their computer, phone, or tablet. Half of women and 41% of men spend 5 hours or more per day looking at a screen.

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>> 77% of women and 68% of men spend 3 hours or more per day on their computer, phone, or tablet. Half of women and 41% of men spend 5 hours or more per day looking at a screen.

To conduct the NationalToday.com Day of Unplugging Survey, the pollsters at National Today [www.nationaltoday.com]—America's favorite online destination to celebrate quirky and fun holidays—asked 1,000 Americans to dish on their digital dependence.
 
*** NATIONALTODAY.COM DAY OF UNPLUGGING SURVEY ***

(survey of 1,000 Americans, conducted Feb. 14, 2017)

>> TOP 3 MOST INTERESTING INSIGHTS ABOUT OUR DEVICES

#1: When I have down time, I spend it on my phone, computer, or tablet (35%)
#2: I spend more time interacting with people online than I do in person (13%)
#3: I feel like I'm addicted to my phone (13%)

>> MOST AMERICANS SPEND 3+ HOURS A DAY ON THEIR DEVICES
75% of Americans spend 3+ hours per day on their computer, phone, or tablet. 48% spend 5 hours or more per day looking at a screen, while 13% spend 10 hours or more. 

>> TOP 5 PLACES AMERICANS SPEND THE MOST TIME LOOKING AT THEIR PHONES

#1: When I wake up (32%)
#2: When I'm in bed going to sleep (26%)
#3: On work breaks (20%)
#4: In the bathroom (10%)
#5: On my morning commute (4%)

>> BED ISN'T JUST FOR SLEEPING ANYMORE
For 58% of Americans, bed is the most popular place to check their phone, be it when waking up (32%) or when going to sleep (26%). 

>> RANKING OF THE TOP 3 DEVICES AMERICANS SPEND THE MOST TIME ON
#1: Smartphone (76%)
#2: Computer (17%)
#3: Tablet (7%)

>> MEN CARE SLIGHTLY MORE THAN WOMEN ABOUT THEIR SOCIAL MEDIA IMAGE
5% of women say they closely monitor how many "likes" they get on social media, compared to 7% of men who say the same. 

To learn more about National Day of Unplugging, including ways to unplug, you can visit http://nationaltoday.com/us/national-day-of-unplugging/. While there, you can also read about other quirky holidays in March, including National Be Heard day [http://nationaltoday.com/us/national-be-heard-day/], National Pancake Day [http://nationaltoday.com/us/national-pancake-day/], and Awkward Moments Day [http://nationaltoday.com/us/awkward-moments-day/].