What's more important: your cell phone or wallet?

Where is your cell phone right now? Chances are you know exactly where it is because it's never far from the reach of your hand.

But according to a new survey by Rasmussen Reports, 77% of people still worry more about losing their wallet than their cell phone.

As part of the survey, Rasmussen asked people a series of questions:

National Survey of 846 Adult Mobile Phone Owners

Conducted May 8-9, 2014

By Rasmussen Reports

1* Which best describes your mobile phone?

2* (Answered by 525 Adults who own a smart phone/tablet) Do you use your mobile phone for financial transactions such as banking or shopping?

3* (Answered by 525 Adults who own a smart phone/tablet) How confident are you in the security of online banking and other financial transactions using your mobile?

4* Has your mobile phone ever been lost or stolen?

5* Which would be worse - losing your wallet or losing your mobile phone?

6* In a typical day, how often do you use your mobile phone to make calls, send text messages and emails, or use the Internet?

7* Do you personally need to cut back on how much you use your mobile phone?

NOTE: Margin of Sampling Error, +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence

So, tell us: Would you rather lose your phone or wallet?


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