International Scholarly Research Notices / 2015 / Article / Tab 5

Research Article

Influence of Rescuers’ Gender and Body Mass Index on Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation according to the American Heart Association 2010 Resuscitation Guidelines

Table 5

Association between body mass index (BMI) and CPR performance.

BMI < 26BMI > 26 value

Percentage of participants achieving >80% of CC1 with the correct depth82%57%0.04
Percentage of participants achieving >80% of V2 with the correct depth54.5%35.7%0.1
Percentage of participants with CC1 rate of ≥100/min91%50%0.00

Chest compressions.

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