Survey finds women avoid calling 911 for heart problems

03/8/2010 | USA Today

A survey by the American Heart Association found just over 50% of women said they would call 911 if they thought they were having a heart attack, although 80% would call if they thought someone else was having a heart attack. The lead researcher said denial, fear of being wrong and fear of embarrassment are some reasons why people may not call an ambulance.

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