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Table 2 Education, experience and equipment in general practice clinics

From: Direct mail improves knowledge of basic life support guidelines in general practice: a randomised study

  Control (n=252) Direct-mail (n=216) P-value
Familiar with the ERC Guidelines for Resuscitation 2010 176 (69.8%) 189 (87.5%) <0.001
Stay updated on changes in BLS recommendations 199 (79.0%) 164 (75.9%) 0.44
BLS course within the last 5 years 186 (73.8%) 164 (75.9%) 0.67
Has performed resuscitation in their clinic 95 (37.7%) 89 (41.2%) 0.45
Number of resuscitation attempts performed by general practitioner in their clinic 2 [1; 2] 2 [1; 2] 0.81
Automated external defibrillator available in their clinic 92 (36.5%) 56 (25.9%) 0.02
Ventilation equipment available in their clinic 240 (95.2%) 208 (96.3%) 0.65
  1. The table show counts and proportion of general practitioners with recent education, experience and access to equipment in their clinics. Number of resuscitation attempts is presented as median and interquartile range. BLS: Basic Life Support, ERC: European Resuscitation Council.