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Table 3 Fears when performing CPR

From: Public attitudes towards cardiopulmonary resuscitation training and performance in Singapore

Fears Frequency (%)
Low level of confidence 960 (41.1%)
Fear of unsuccessful outcome 478 (20.5%)
Fear of causing rib fractures 212 (9.1%)
Fear of acquiring infections 191 (8.2%)
Aversion to doing mouth-to-mouth breathing 178 (7.6%)
Uncomfortable with doing CPR 126 (5.4%)
Legal repercussions of an adverse outcome 58 (2.5%)
Does not want to resuscitate opposite gender 42 (1.8%)
Other fears 90 (3.9%)
Total 2335