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Table 3 Comparison of children to adults on depth and rate of compressions, and volume of insufflations

From: Push hard, push fast: quasi-experimental study on the capacity of elementary schoolchildren to perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation

  Children: median (IQR) Adults: median (IQR) p-value*
Depth (mm) 28.0 (7.5) 43.5 (11.0) < 0.001
Rate (per min) 113.5 (33.0) 109.0 (30.5) 0.47
Volume (ml) 548.5 (238.7) 520.0 (303.3) 0.83
Volume (ml) Worst-case scenario 348.0 (478.0) 457.5 (451.6) 0.48
  1. *Wilcoxon Rank Sum Test and a two-sided significance level of 0.05.