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Almost 10% of survey respondents would refuse to perform bystander CPR during the pandemic

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Almost 10 percent of survey respondents would refuse to perform potentially-lifesaving bystander CPR during the COVID-19 pandemic, though many respondents would act if they had a facemask (23.5 percent) or would perform hands-only CPR (40.1 percent).


Article Title: Attitude and behavior toward bystander cardiopulmonary resuscitation during COVID-19 outbreak

Funding: This study was supported by grants from the National Taiwan University Hospital Top-Down Project 107-109 T07; and National Science Council Project (104-2314-B- 002-034, 105-2314-B-002-171, and 108-2320-B002-053-MY2). The funders had no role in study design, data collection and analysis, decision to publish, or preparation of the manuscript.

Competing Interests: The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

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