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(Bloomberg) — Men are more likely than women to mistakenly trust myths about buying insurance.

Twenty-nine percent of U.S. drivers wrongly believe that thieves prefer to steal new cars, according to a survey from Insure.com, a provider of industry data. Men comprised 58 percent of those who committed the error, while women were 42 percent. Stealing older cars and selling the parts is more lucrative, Insure.com said in a statement today.

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