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Table 1 Characteristics of patients treated by the three CPR teams (RR, Resident, and EM teams)

From: ROSC rates and live discharge rates after cardiopulmonary resuscitation by different CPR teams - a retrospective cohort study

    Teams P-value
  RR
n = 431
Resident
n = 444
EM
n = 270
Age (years) Mean 65.69 67.15 66.88 0.368
SD 15.54 16.39 15.97
Gender Male N 258 271 157 0.747
% 37.6 39.5 22.9
Female N 173 173 113
% 37.7 37.7 24.6
Height (cm) Mean 158.21 157.70 159.47 0.698
SD 23.89 24.66 22.79
Weight (kg) M 66.53 65.49 64.51 0.198
SD 13.42 14.08 13.29
Defibrillation during CPR   N 104 93 39 0.008
% 44.1 39.4 16.5
Type of arrest Cardiac arrest N 348 360 224 0.745
% 37.3 38.6 24.0
Respiratory arrest N 83 84 46
% 39.0 39.4 21.6
CPR start after cardiopulmonary arrest (min) Mean 0.60 0.50 0.45 0.357
SD 1.647 1.359 1.262
Placement of advanced airway   N 194 188 122 0.661
% 38.5 37.3 24.2
Attempt for endotracheal intubation No intubation N 237 255 148 0.174
% 37.0 39.8 23.1
First attempt N 180 161 109
% 40.0 35.8 24.2
>Two attempts N 14 28 13
% 25.5 50.9 23.6
CPR time (min) M 15.35 16.45 14.90 0.522
SD 19.841 20.558 15.347
Charlson comorbidity index M 2.61 2.58 2.69 0.512
SD 1.32 1.06 1.35
  1. RR: Rapid Response; EM: Emergency Medicine; SD: Standard Deviation; CPR: Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation