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Women Are Less Likely to Get CPR From Bystanders for These Two Surprising Reasons

By Lucy Huber

As if women didn’t have enough to worry about in terms of gender-equality, recent research suggests women are less likely than men to receive CPR from strangers. As a result they are more likely to die if they suffer cardiac arrest in public. Researchers at the University of Pennsylvania conducted the study, which showed that while women and men are equally likely to receive CPR from someone they know, women are less likely to get the potentially life-saving procedure from strangers. 

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