Mini Poll: Off the Hook?


Do you own a smartphone?

Yes:
 69%
No, but I have a stupid cell phone:
 19%
No:
 12%

Have you ever pretended to be using your cell phone in order to avoid a social interaction?

Yes:
 23%
No:
 77%

Have you ever had trouble completing a task because you did not have your cell phone?

Yes:
 43%
No:
 57%

If your employer pays for your cell phone, should your employer have complete access to your phone's records?

Yes:
 56%
Yes, but only if your employer is the government:
 7%
No:
 37%

Should the government subsidize cell phones for those who cannot afford them?

Yes:
 13%
No:
 87%

Do you turn off your cell phone at night?

Yes:
 35%
No:
 65%

How many photos do you have on your cell phone right now?

None:
 18%
A few:
 25%
More than a few:
 20%
A lot:
 21%
More than a lot:
 16%

Which of the following is most represented in the photos on your cell phone?

Family:
 37%
Friends:
 11%
Pets:
 15%
Landmarks:
 18%
Selfies:
 2%
NSFW
 0%
No photos:
 18%

Do you know your boss' cell phone number?

Yes:
 49%
No:
 13%
No boss:
 36%
Boss has no cell phone:
 2%

Do you know your partner's cell phone number without looking it up?

Yes:
 53%
No:
 18%
No partner:
 26%
Partner no cell phone:
 4%

Have you ever dropped your cell phone in the toilet?

Yes:
 12%
No:
 88%

Have you signed up to receive emergency alerts on your cell phone from St. Louis public safety agencies?

Yes:
 31%
No:
 69%

Would you use a cell phone app or service that notified you when a Metro bus or train was approaching?

Yes:
 44%
No:
 56%

Note: Due to rounding, results for some questions may not total 100%.