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What is SCA?

Facts About SCA

  • SCA is a leading cause of death globally.
  • For every minute that passes between the occurrence of sudden cardiac arrest and use of a defibrillator, on average, the chances of surviving diminish by 10 percent.
  • An estimated six million sudden cardiac arrest deaths occur around the world each year.
  • 88 percent of sudden cardiac arrests occur at home.