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Table 3 Beliefs about cardiopulmonary resuscitation use

From: Knowledge and perceptions of cardiopulmonary resuscitation amongst New Zealand podiatrists: a web-based survey

  n % Cumulative %
How would you rate your current CPR ability? Extremely effective 9 5.3 5.3
Very effective 61 35.7 41.0
Effective 97 56.7 97.7
Not so effective 3 1.8 99.4
Not at all effective 1 0.6 100.0
I would be unsure how to react at work if CPR was needed Strongly disagree/disagree 137 80.1 80.1
Neutral 29 17.0 97.1
Strongly agree/agree 5 2.9 100.0
At work, I consider it my duty to perform CPR in an emergency Strongly disagree/disagree 8 4.7 4.7
Neutral 13 7.6 12.3
Strongly agree/agree 150 87.7 100.0
I would be unsure how to react in public if CPR was needed Strongly disagree/disagree 124 72.5 72.5
Neutral 37 21.6 94.2
Strongly agree/agree 10 5.8 100.0
I would need gloves, face- mask, and other protective items to perform CPR Strongly disagree/disagree 82 48.0 48.0
Neutral 45 26.3 74.3
Strongly agree/agree 44 25.7 100.0
I would prefer not to do mouth-to-mouth during CPR Strongly disagree/disagree 50 29.2 29.2
Neutral 44 25.7 55.0
Strongly agree/agree 77 45.0 100.0