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Micromorts Measure The Risk Of Sudden Death
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A micromort is a unit used to measure the chance of sudden death. 00:41
Walking for 20 miles (32 km), driving for 300 miles (483 km), or riding a motorcycle for 7 miles (11 km) all expose you to about one micromort of risk. 01:37
Soldiers in the RAF Bomber Command during WWII were exposed to about 25,000 micromorts per mission, or about one per second. 02:48