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Table 3 Chest compression data

From: Basic life support skills of high school students before and after cardiopulmonary resuscitation training: a longitudinal investigation

Item Mean Frequency of chest compressions per minute Mean compression depth in cm % of students attaining a depth of 5 cm at ≥ 50% of compressions Mean time until the start of chest compression in seconds
  POST-Training at 4 months POST-training at 4 months POST-training at 4 months POST-training at 4 months
Total 99.3 ± 23 102.4 ± 21.8 4.8 ± 0.5 4.9 ± 0.6 54,3 47,3 34.5 ± 16.8 41.8 ± 23.1
Boys 100.1 ± 23.5 105.3 ± 19.7 5 ± 0.6 5.2 ± 0.6 57,4 50,9 35.4 ± 17.9 42.2 ± 21.1
Girls 97.9 ± 21.4 100.5 ± 23.3 4.6 ± 0.5 4.7 ± 0.6 50,3 41,8 33.1 ± 15.8 42.0 ± 25.2
  1. Data was calculated from the recordings of the Skillmaster Manikin