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Table 2 Overview results performance - baseline and 1 week

From: Resuscitation training in small-group setting – gender matters

  Male (M)* Female (F)* Standard (S)* p-value**
Baseline (n) 46 72 74 M vs. S
F vs. S
M vs. F
Compression depth 38–51 mm 19 (41%) 28 (39%) 24 (32%) 0.321
0.449
0.749
Compression rate 90–110/min 14 (30%) 25 (35%) 19 (25%) 0.575
0.247
0.643
No delay to start CPR 23 (50%) 47 (65%) 31 (41%) 0.364
0.008
0.579
Initial assessment > 60% correct 2 (4%) 4 (5%) 4 (5%) 0.807
0.976
0.828
Compression without faults% 23 (±27) 26 (±30) 20 (±28) 0.614
0.202
0.543
Compression too shallow% 21 (±32) 34 (±41) 44 (±44) 0.003
0.205
0.109
Compression too deep% 43 (±41) 27 (±38) 28 (±39) 0.035
0.694
0.015
Compression with incomplete release 8 (±19) 6 (±20) 2 (±8) 0.039
0.131
0.455
After 1 week (n) 47 93 73  
Compression depth 38–51 mm 26 (55%) 59 (63%) * 33 (45%) 0.279
0.019
0.356
Compression rate 90–110/min. 20 (43%) 48 (52%)# 30 (41%)$ 0.899
0.194
0.316
No delay to start CPR 38 (80%) 82 (88%) 61 (83%) 0.505
0.388
0.246
Initial assessment > 60% correct 36 (76%)§ 69 (74%)§ 57 (78%)§ 0.847
0.561
0.759
Compression without faults 43 (±36) 46 (±33) 34 (±32) 0.148
0.019
0.592
Compression too shallow% 16 (±30) 25 (±33) 46 (±38) < .001
< .001
0.173
Compression too deep% 33 (±38) 22 (±31) 13 (±28) < .001
0.076
0.036
Compression with incomplete release 8 (±15) 3 (±12) 2 (±12) 0.014
0.677
0.027
  1. * indicated are mean ± standard deviation or frequencies with percentages; **significant differences at a 5%-level are in bold type.
  2. Significant differences between groups are indicated bold;
  3. Significant differences are concerning time-points:
  4. * p = 0.0016; # p = 0.0405; $ p = 0.0211; § p < 0.0001 (for all groups).