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Table 4 Attitudes towards different aspects of resuscitation in 2009

From: Can mass education and a television campaign change the attitudes towards cardiopulmonary resuscitation in a rural community?

Have you participated in a BLS course within 5 years? (2009) Yes (N = 372) No (N = 441)  
Willingness to provide chest compressions to a stranger    
  -Definitely 286 (77) 216 (49)  
  -Likely 78 (21) 119 (27)  
  -Unlikely 4 (1) 40 (9)  
  -Definitely not 4 (1) 44 (10)  
  -Don’t know 4 (1) 22 (5) P < 0.0001
Willingness to provide mouth-to-mouth ventilation to a stranger    
  -Definitely 253 (68) 216 (49)  
  -Likely 104 (28) 128 (29)  
  -Unlikely 7 (2) 31 (7)  
  -Definitely not 4 (1) 44 (10)  
  -Don’t know 4 (1) 18 (4) P < 0.0001
Willingness to use an automated external defibrillator on a stranger    
  -Definitely 283 (76) 247 (56)  
  -Likely 56 (15) 88 (20)  
  -Unlikely 19 (5) 35 (8)  
  -Definitely not 11 (3) 101 (13)  
  -Don’t know 4 (1) 18 (4) P < 0.0001
  1. Numbers are percentages of respondents. Chi-squared test is used for calculation of p-values.