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Table 3 Type of municipality and resuscitation attempts, initial rhythms and outcome

From: Regional variation and outcome of out-of-hospital cardiac arrest (ohca) in Finland – the Finnresusci study

Type of municipality Resuscitation attempted (%) Initial rhythm (%)* Admitted to hospital (%) Alive at hospital discharge (%) Alive at one year (%)**
Urban n=410 (63.9) Shockable n=170(41.5) n=97(23.7) n=62(15.1)
   n=137(33.4)    
   Non-shockable    
   n=271(66.1)    
Semi urban n=106 (63.9) Shockable n=30(28.3) n=18(17.0) n=14(13.2)
   n=34(32.1)    
   Non-shockable    
   n=72(67.9)    
Rural n=155 (66.2) Shockable n=40(25.8) n=18(11.6) n=14(9.0)
   n=40(25.8)    
   Non-shockable    
   n=115(74.2)    
Study area n=671 (64.4) Shockable n=240(35.8) n=133(20.3) n=90(13.4)
   n=211(31.4)    
   Non-shockable    
   n=458(68.3)    
P p=0.800 p=0.232 p=0.001 p=0.344 p=0.153
  1. P-values are counted in chi-square-test.
  2. *in two cases the initial rhythm were not monitored.
  3. ** Survival after one year could not be established in four patients who were discharged alive from hospital to their home countries.