If you’re anything like me, your phone is the first thing you look at in the morning and the last thing you check at night. Which is fine. Phones are important. A new survey from Lookout, a mobile security firm, takes a good, hard look at a modern phenomenon that can leave people with an understandable hole in their lives: Phone theft. Conducted online by IDG research, the survey gathered about 2,400 responses from participants in the U.S., U.K., France, and Germany. The numbers are pretty interesting, but here are a few highlights: Most phones (40%) are stolen between 12 p.m. and 5 p.m. It’s not just nighttime. 16% are stolen in a restaurant, where they’re often left behind. 11% are lost at a bar or nightclub, and a somewhat surprising 11% are stolen at work. Just 9% of participants say they have had their identity stolen when they lost their phones.

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