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Exploring the knowledge, attitudes, and behaviour of the general public to responding to out-of-hospital cardiac arrest

Published: 3 Feb 2016
Part of:
Research
ISBN:
9781785449888

Exploring the knowledge, attitudes, and behaviour of the general public in relation to responding to out-of-hospital cardiac arrest

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Exploring the knowledge, attitudes, and behaviour of the general public to responding to out-of-hospital cardiac arrest
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Footnotes

1 Scottish Government (2015) Out-of-hospital Cardiac Arrest: A Strategy for Scotland; Edinburgh: Scottish Government. Accessed on 19/01/2016 at http://www.gov.scot/Publications/2015/03/7484

2 Social grade was calculated using the NRS (National Readership Survey) classification where A represents ‘upper middle class’, B is ‘middle class’, C1 is ‘lower middle class’, C2 is ‘skilled working class’, D is ‘working class’ and E is ‘non-working’.

3Out-of-hospital Cardiac Arrest: A Strategy for Scotland (2015) Scottish Government, 2015. Accessed on 16/01/2016 at http://www.gov.scot/Publications/2015/03/7484

4 Resuscitation Research Group, Edinburgh and Scottish Ambulance Service – unpublished data 2012-14

5 e.g. Wissenberg M, Lippert FK, Folke F, Weeke P, Hansen CM, Christensen EF, et al. Association of National Initiatives to Improve Cardiac Arrest Management With Rates of Bystander Intervention and Patient Survival After Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest. Jama 2013;310:1377. doi:10.1001/jama.2013.278483.

6 Out-of-hospital Cardiac Arrest: A Strategy for Scotland (2015) Scottish Government, 2015. Accessed on 16/01/2016 at http://www.gov.scot/Publications/2015/03/7484

7 Social grade was calculated using the NRS (National Readership Survey) classification where A represents ‘upper middle class’, B is ‘middle class’, C1 is ‘lower middle class’, C2 is ‘skilled working class’, D is ‘working class’ and E is ‘non-working’.

8 Very small base for 16-17 year olds, 12 people.

9 https://www.bhf.org.uk/~/media/files/publications/policy-documents/final_nation_of_lifesavers_policy_statement_14102014.pdf

10 To assess public opinion toward CPR respondents were read four statements and asked to say whether they strongly agree, agree, neither agree nor disagree, disagree or strongly disagree. For ease of presentation, strongly agree and agree have been combined into ‘agree’ and strongly disagree and disagree into disagree’. Respondents who said they neither agreed or disagreed have been excluded.


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