Table 2

Barriers to performing chest compressions and/or mouth to mouth

Chest compressionsMouth to mouth
Person was the same sex90.48.01.686.89.43.8
Person was elderly84.
Other witnesses83.
Complete stranger79.79.510.860.518.221.3
Person looked dirty75.412.911.751.826.421.8
Fear of disease73.713.912.544.528.826.8
Person had vomited72.814.213.141.535.623.0
Fear of legal consequences70.213.816.071.514.414.1
Fear of not having the skills56.219.824.059.419.421.2
Person was bleeding55.