A new survey conducted in the United States reveals that more than nine percent of Americans admit to using a smartphone when having sex with their partner.
The survey of more that 2,000 Americans, conducted by Harris Interactive, has found that 20 percent of adults between the ages of 18 to 34 grabbed their smartphones during sex, Fox News reported.
Approximately 12 percent of U.S. adults believe that smartphones get in the way of pursuing an intimate relationship.
The study, which aimed to look at how addicted Americans are to their smartphones, suggested that over 70 percent of U.S. adults keep their smartphone within five feet of themselves at all times.
Around 12 percent of the respondents admitted to have used their smartphone while in the shower, 19 percent within a church or place of worship, 32 percent at a child's function taking place at school, 33 percent while on a dinner date, 35 percent while sitting in a movie theatre and 55 percent while driving their automobile.