CPR FACTS

  • 70% of those cardiac arrest take place outside of the hospital

  • 90% of out-of-hospital cardiac arrests end in death

  • The AHA states that “globally, cardiac arrest claims more lives than colorectal cancer, breast cancer, prostate cancer, influenza, pneumonia, auto accidents, HIV, firearms, and house fires combined”

  • CPR and AED use can double or triple the survival rate of a person in cardiac arrest