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Table 1 Demographic data of the six participating EMS participating in the LINC-study

From: The Study Protocol for the LINC (LUCAS in Cardiac Arrest) Study: a study comparing conventional adult out-of-hospital cardiopulmonary resuscitation with a concept with mechanical chest compressions and simultaneous defibrillation

Site Primary investigator Population Start with LINC Number of stations Number of hospitals Number of paramedics Approx inclusions/year LUCAS units
Uppsala, Sweden Sten Rubertsson 128.000 20080115 2 1 85 50 10
Gävle, Sweden Robert Kastberg/Gunnar Skoog 127.000 20080115 4 1 106 55 9
Västerås, Sweden Björn Ahlstedt 132.000 20080115 2 1 55 55 8
Malmö, Sweden Johan Silfverstolpe 280.000 20081101 2 1 150 140 12
Dorset, England Gillian Bryce/Dave Halliwell 400.000 20081210 5 2 100 135 26
Utrecht, The Netherlands Rob Lichtveld 1.200.000 20081117 11 8 275 225 50