Fast Facts!

Fast Facts from the American Heart Association:

  • 350,000 people die every year from cardiac arrests that occur outside of a hospital.
  • CPR can double or triple the chance of survival if performed immediately.
  • For every one minute a person goes without CPR, their chance of survival decreases by 10%
  • Reasons bystanders don’t act:
    • Lack of CPR training
    • Lack of confidence
    • Concern about causing additional injury to a patient