number of microorganisms on the keyboard, the mouse and the computer desk is much higher than the number of bacteria, "live" on the toilet seat, American scientists have found. 83% of the American population love eating, sitting in front of a computer, not adhering to the rules of hygiene. The representative of the American Dietetic Association Toby Smithson said that for most people this way of eating has become commonplace. Chewing on the computer, you can kill two birds with one stone: to eat and to do the job. But then such a habit can cause serious diseases of the esophagus. They can be caused by bacteria that are on the desktop. According to the researchers, only 36% of PC users do regular cleaning in the workplace. The rest are cleaned once a month or even less frequently. In 2007, researchers found that the desktop is 100 times more bacteria than a kitchen table and 400 - on the rim than the toilet. See also: In ATMs of bacteria as well as in a public toilet. 7 healthy habits that harm. 10 facts about toilet paper.