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Table 3 Proportion of surviving patients categorised by country, gender and age group

From: Apples to apples: can differences in out-of-hospital cardiac arrest incidence and outcomes between Sweden and Ireland be explained by core Utstein variables?

  Ireland Sweden
  n (%)
All cases 350 (6.0)* 1686 (11.2)*
Utstein Subgroup 200 (22.2)* 634 (31.7)*
EMS-witnessed 56 (16.8)* 436 (20.0)*
Age Categories Male Female Male Female
 All ages 283 (7.2)** 67 (3.6)a 1276 (12.8)** 410 (8.1)a
 U18 9 (8.8)** 2 (3.2)a 35 (24.3)** 13 (16.0)a
 18–64 164 (9.3)** 35 (5.8)a 614 (18.7)** 150 (11.7)a
 65+ 103 (5.3)** 30 (2.6)a 616 (9.8)** 244 (6.8)a
  1. EMS Emergency Medical Services
  2. * Higher incidence in Sweden (p < =0.05)
  3. ** Higher incidence in Swedish males than Irish males (p < =0.05)
  4. a Higher incidence in Swedish females than Irish females (p < =0.05)