KCBS: New Research Shows Black and Hispanic Adults Less Likely to Receive Bystander CPR

October 28, 2022

New research found that when someone experiences a cardiac event in public, they are 37% less likely to receive bystander CPR if they're Black or Hispanic as opposed to if they are White. That hesitation can have lethal impacts.

KCBS talked to Dr. Paul Chan, senior author of the study and cardiologist at Saint Luke's Mid America Heart Institute, about the study's findings.

Listen to the full interview below.

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