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68% would risk well-being for phones

North Palm Beach, Fla. -- Nearly 70 percent of people would put themselves in danger to recover their stolen cell phone, according to a new study.

Research by the mobile security company Lookout also found that 50 percent of those surveyed said they would pay $500 to retrieve their stolen phone's data, while one-third said they'd shell out $1,000.

As for putting themselves in danger, males said they were more likely to put themselves at risk to get their phone back than women, 72-68 percent.

Another finding from the survey: Most phones (40 percent) are stolen between noon and 5 p.m.

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