Toilet seats are designed in a very smart way. Their particular shape and the smooth surface are constructed in a way to prevent bacteria from spreading. This means that bacteria cannot multiply on bare skin, therefore, any contact with the toilet seat is not so bad after all. On the other hand, sitting on a toilet paper is an entirely different story.
Very frequently, people forget to close the toilet door down after using it, and, as a result, the bacteria from the toilet bowl spread through the bathroom and they nestle in the toilet paper. This is because the toilet paper’s surface is the perfect surrounding for bacteria. The same goes for the crane and the hand dryers. Most of the time, we touch the crane with our hands which only leads to circulation of the bacteria in the restroom. All in all, next time you go to a public toilet, remember that the toilet paper is probably dirtier than the seat itself.