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(Bloomberg) — Drug overdoses and car accidents are more likely to kill Americans than events such as plane crashes and cataclysmic storms, according to a report from a safety group that said people frequently misjudge the risks they take.

“Americans worry about the wrong things — for example, 865 times more people are killed in motor vehicle crashes than in commercial plane crashes,” Deborah A.P. Hersman, president of the National Safety Council, said in a statement Monday. “While ‘San Andreas’ was No. 1 at the box office, earthquakes are very rare events. Knowing the real odds of dying can empower people to make better choices and result in longer lives.”

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