Table 17-3.

Survival After Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest in US Sites of the Resuscitation Outcomes Consortium

Survival to Discharge (95% CI), %
EMS assessed
 Any age6.3 (5.9–6.7)
 Adults6.4 (6.0–6.8)
 Children7.2 (4.3–10.2)
 Unknown age0.5 (0.0–1.3)
EMS treated
 Any age12.0 (11.3–12.7)
 Adults12.1 (11.3–12.8)
 Children9.8 (5.8–13.7)
 Unknown age6.7 (0.0–19.3)
VF
 Any age32.6 (30.2–34.9)
 Adults32.5 (30.1–34.8)
 Children40.0 (15.2–64.8)
Bystander-witnessed VF
 Any age38.6 (35.4-41.8)
 Adults38.2 (35.0–41.4)
 Children71.4 (38.0–100)
  • CI indicates confidence interval; EMS, emergency medical services; and VF, ventricular fibrillation.

  • Source: Resuscitation Outcomes Consortium, unpublished data, time frame: June 1, 2014, to May 31, 2015.