While Canadians Generally Confident They Could Recognize the Signs of a Medical Emergency, They’re Less Confident with Their Skills to Help

Four in Ten (38%) Canadians Say They’ve Provided First Aid, Eight in Ten (78%) Say It’s Very Important to Know How to Perform First Aid

Wednesday, September 05, 2012

Toronto, ON – Canadians, overall, appear relatively confident in their ability to recognize the signs of a medical emergency, but are significantly less confident in their abilities to help a person who is experiencing a medical emergency, according to a new Ipsos Reid poll conducted on behalf of the Red Cross.

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While Canadians Generally Confident They Could Recognize the Signs of a Medical Emergency, They’re Less Confident with Their Skills to Help

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