Only half of Americans can be counted on to perform CPR in an emergency, a new survey finds.
Even more – 61 percent – worry they could unintentionally injure the victim. It’s a concern highest among minorities: 70 percent of African-Americans, 67 percent of Asians and 64 percent of Hispanics think they could injure the person, compared with 59 percent of Caucasians. Hispanics are also more likely than Caucasians to believe special training and certification are required to perform Hands-Only CPR.
The full article from the Sudden Cardiac Arrest Foundation can be found here