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Table 3 Characteristics of out-of-hospital cardiac arrest among children by public locations of arrest

From: Prehospital cardiopulmonary resuscitation duration and neurological outcome after out-of-hospital cardiac arrest among children by location of arrest: a Nationwide cohort study

Characteristics Public locations (total) Public areas Recreation/sports locations Educational institutions Streets/highways Other locations
(n = 1048) (n = 124) (n = 49) (n = 166) (n = 311) (n = 398)
Witnessed, n (%) 537 (51.2) 63 (50.8) 21 (42.9) 109 (65.7) 226 (72.7) 118 (29.6)
Dispatcher instruction, n (%) 449 (42.8) 54 (43.5) 24 (49.0) 95 (57.2) 82 (26.4) 194 (48.7)
Bystander CPR, n (%) 545 (52.0) 51 (41.1) 38 (77.6) 139 (83.7) 103 (33.1) 214 (53.8)
Shocks by public-access AEDs, n (%) 91 (8.7) 2 (1.6) 10 (20.4) 72 (43.4) 3 (1.0) 4 (1.0)
Prehospital ROSC, n (%) 149 (14.2) 13 (10.5) 11 (22.4) 74 (44.6) 31 (10.0) 20 (5.0)
EMS CPR duration, median (IQR), min 19 (12–26) 17 (13–26) 15 (11–25) 12 (2–20) 20 (13–27) 21 (15–28)
One-month survival, n (%) 194 (18.5) 25 (20.2) 17 (34.7) 83 (50.0) 31 (10.0) 38 (9.5)
CPC 1 or 2, n (%) 113 (10.8) 11 (8.9) 11 (22.4) 68 (41.0) 13 (4.2) 10 (2.5)
  1. CPR cardiopulmonary resuscitation, AED automated external defibrillator, ROSC return of spontaneous resuscitation, CPC cerebral performance category, EMS emergency medical service, IQR first to third quartile