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Table 2 Test results - percentage of children age 4-5 who fulfilled the given tasks 1-6 correctly (n = 10) compared to results from the literature

From: Effects of first aid training in the kindergarten - a pilot study

  Results from the present study Results from the literature
Task no Number of children who fulfilled the task correctly from the present pilot study: children age 4-5 (n = 10) Success rate in % from the present pilot study: children age 4-5 (n = 10) tested 2 months after course completion Success rate in % from a study using a wall calendar as teaching aid in primary school: children age 5-6 (n = 226) (ref.[7]) Success rate in % from own previous study: children age 6-7 (n = 117) tested directly after course completion (ref.[8]) Success rate in % from a study using adults (n = 182) (ref.[2])
1. Correct assessment of consciousness 7 70% 17% 49% 83%
2. Correct assessment of breathing 6 60% Not tested in this study 79% 46%
3. Knowledge of the correct emergency telephone number 7 70%   77% 87,5%
To inform an adult or to dial 113 on a telephone was considered as success. This was accomplished by 79%.      
4. Giving correct information for the emergency call 4 40%   50% 74%
5. Performance of correct recovery position 4 40% 64% 87% Not tested in this study
6. Correct airway management with open airway 4 40% 31% 68% 30%