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Table 4 Characteristics of cases not in cardiac arrest

From: Implementation of a dispatch-instruction protocol for cardiopulmonary resuscitation according to various abnormal breathing patterns: a population-based study

  Total (N = 143)
Age, y, mean, (IQR) 78 (60-84)
Male sex, n (%) 72 (50.3)
Assessment on hospital arrival, n (%)  
 Syncope 37 (25.9)
 Conscious disturbance of unknown origin 26 (18.2)
 Stroke 21 (14.7)
 Seizures 12 (8.4)
 Cardiovascular event 12 (8.4)
 Hypoxia due to respiratory event 11 (7.7)
 Other illness 7 (4.9)
 Hypo/Hyperglycemia 7 (4.9)
 Psychosis 6 (4.2)
 Acute intoxication 4 (2.8)