Table 2

Type of bystander and type of CPR

Cardiac arrest at home
VariableMissing*YesNop Value
Values are n (%).
*Number of patients with missing information in the two categories.
†On a few occasions more than one category was involved.
CPR, cardiopulmonary resuscitation.
Type of bystander182, 111n=4114n=3831
    Lay person†2728 (66.3%)1701 (44.4%)<0.0001
    Medical personnel718 (17.4%)1559 (40.7%)<0.0001
    Ambulance personnel79 (1.9%)150 (3.9%)<0.0001
    Police38 (0.9%)137 (3.6%)<0.0001
    Other634 (15.4%)518 (13.5%)0.018
Type of bystander CPR493, 372n=3803n=3570
    Chest compression and ventilation2466 (64.8%)2835 (79.4%)<0.0001
    Chest compression only327 (8.6%)336 (9.4%)NS
    Ventilation only1010 (26.6%)399 (11.2%)<0.0001