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Table 3 Comparison of CPR attempts before death

From: Can primary palliative care education change life-sustaining treatment intensity of older adults at the end of life? A retrospective study

  2014–2017
(N = 131)
2018–2019
(N = 72)
χ2 p-value
Chest compression (Yes N/%) 16 (12.2) 5 (6.9) 1.391 0.238
Electric defibrillation (Yes N/%) 6 (4.6) 0 (0.0) 5.356 0.021
Bag mask ventilation (Yes N/%) 33 (25.2) 9 (12.5) 4.560 0.033
Vasopressor (Yes N/%) 118 (90.1) 56 (77.8) 5.739 0.017
Respiratory stimulant (Yes N/%) 83 (63.4) 36 (50.0) 3.418 0.064