This week a closer look at the Scotland Census results showed that more Scots carry Sexually Transmitted Diseases than mobile phones.
With over 3.2million people admit to carrying a mobile phone around, there is 4.1million carrying STD's.
Views from the public varied.
SARAH MILLER, 30 - "I often carry around at least 2 at a time, but I don't have a mobile"
KEVIN BYRNE, 37 - "I'm waiting for syphlis and chlamydia to merge before I get one"
DEAN MULLIN , 14 - "My parents won't let me get one until I'm 16 and responsible"
PETER DOWNEY, 55 - "Most people don't use protection, I always insure my mobile"
GORDON HYNDMAN , 24 - "I always ask new partners what they carry, I have free O2 minutes"
IAN MACDONALD, 45 - "Back in the day my Uncle was the first to have one, in the end he gave it to my sister"
DAVID REID, 26 -" I took mine abroad and gave it to a girl from Essex, pretty sure she gave it to her boyfriend"
COLIN DUNSMORE , 33 - "I'm not a snob, but if its not an iClap I'm not interested"
Politicians will look into educating youngsters the dangers of letting it go off as you drive on a busy street.