BlackBerry users: where do you check your email?

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ToiletHere’s a fun little Friday study coming to us via AOL (thanks, BG) that breaks down just exactly where the BlackBerry nation is checking their emails. To the average user, the list won’t seem illicit, but it does prove that there’s really no place we feel uncomfortable using our BlackBerrys nowadays. I personally check my email while brushing my teeth, but hey, that’s just more uptime, right?

* 59% of Americans check their email in bed
* 53% of Americans have checked their email in the bathroom
* 37% of Americans check their email while they drive
* 43% check email first thing in the morning
* 83% check email while on vacation
* Average users check their email at least 5 times a day

Almost as interesting is the statistic that says that women are more likely to describe themselves as addicted to email than men (16% vs. 13%), and actually spend 15 minutes more per day on email than men. So that’s why they take longer in the bathroom!

1. Washington, D.C.
2. Atlanta, GA
3. New York, NY
4. San Francisco, CA
5. Houston, TX
6. Los Angeles, CA
7. Seattle, WA
8. Orlando, FL
9. Denver, CO
10. Miami, FL

It would be interesting to see a list of Canadian cities as well… $5 says Waterloo would be at the top of the list!

  • http://www.rimarkable.com/ Robb (RIMarkable)

    I would be willing to bet the the number of people that check their BlackBerry in the bathroom is way higer than 53%.

  • http://www.rimarkable.com Robb (RIMarkable)

    I would be willing to bet the the number of people that check their BlackBerry in the bathroom is way higer than 53%.

  • James

    “53% of Americans have checked their email in the bathroom”?!! I bet there about 1% of Blackberry user accidentally dropped Blackberry in toilet.

  • James

    “53% of Americans have checked their email in the bathroom”?!! I bet there about 1% of Blackberry user accidentally dropped Blackberry in toilet.

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    I will check my mail every morning.