Table 2: Current status and attitude of layperson towards CPR training.

Layperson responsesAllMaleFemale value

Understanding what is CPR0.645
 Yes1658 (90.1%)818 (90.4%)840 (89.7%)
 No183 (9.9%)87 (9.6%)96 (10.3%)
CPR training0.110
 Yes472 (25.6%)247 (27.3%)225 (24.0%)
 No1369 (74.4%)658 (72.7%)711 (76.0%)
Reasons for not attending CPR training0.044
 Do not know where the training is749 (54.7%)352 (53.5%)397 (55.8%)
 Lack of time275 (20.1%)148 (22.5%)127 (17.9%)
 Not concerned147 (10.7%)74 (11.2%)73 (10.3%)
 Costs118 (8.6%)56 (8.5%)62 (8.7%)
 Others80 (5.8%)28 (4.3%)52 (7.3%)
The way to learn CPR<0.001
 Teaching by medical staff826 (44.9%)414 (45.7%)412 (44.0%)
 Accredited CPR training courses511 (27.7%)210 (23.2%)301 (32.2%)
 TV or internet290 (15.8%)164 (18.1%)126 (13.5%)
 Health education lectures161 (8.7%)91 (10.1%)70 (7.5%)
 Books, newspapers, and magazines35 (1.9%)16 (1.8%)19 (2.0%)
 Others18 (1%)10 (1.1%)8 (0.9%)
Do you want to pay for the qualified and professional CPR training0.007
 Yes1032 (56.1%)534 (59.0%)498 (53.2%)
 No258 (14.0%)131 (14.5%)127 (13.6%)
 Uncertain551 (29.9%)240 (26.5%)311 (33.2%)
Do you believe you have ability to learn and perform CPR<0.001
 Yes1217 (66.1%)627 (69.3%)590 (63.0%)
 No151 (8.20%)83 (9.2%)68 (7.3%)
 Uncertain473 (25.7%)195 (21.5%)278 (29.7%)
Do you believe a lifeless person without breath and/or heartbeat can be saved<0.001
 Yes1456 (79.1%)738 (81.5%)718 (76.7%)
 No61 (3.3%)38 (4.2%)23 (2.5%)
 Uncertain324 (17.6%)129 (14.3%)195 (20.8%)
Top 5 professions to learn CPR0.278
 Medical staff1786 (97.0%)873 (96.5%)913 (97.6%)
 Firefighter1578 (85.7%)785 (86.7%)793 (84.7%)
 Police officer1396 (75.8%)708 (78.2%)688 (73.5%)
 Driver and steward1217 (66.1%)578 (63.9%)639 (68.3%)
 Tour guide913 (49.6%)426 (47.1%)487 (52.0%)

, statistically significant difference between genders for each question.