Mobile & Wireless Slideshow: Smartphone Addiction: A Workplace Epidemic?

By Dennis McCafferty  |  Posted 11-22-2011

Smartphone Addiction: A Workplace Epidemic?

95% of mobile workers polled now have smartphones, up from 85% in 2010.

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91% of these employees use their smartphones for work, compared to 69% in 2010.

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88% of these employees say they'd feel disoriented, distraught, lonely or physically ill if they went without their smartphones for a week.

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12% of mobile professionals admit that they'd be either relieved or "ecstatic" if they were left without their smartphones for a working week.

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67% of mobile employees get no more than seven hours of sleep a night, with workload cited as a major contributing factor.

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25% of mobile employees say they exercise regularly, with work cited as the main factor by those who don't.

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58% of employee-used smartphones are issued by their companies, down from 66% in 2010.

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Just 35% of mobile professionals issued smartphones by their employers say they use their devices for work "all" or most of the time.

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