Blacks Are Less Likely to Get Attention During Cardiac Arrest
Description:We can find plenty of media stories pertaining to race in the areas of employment, education and housing. But there are some subjects, just as pertinent but they are rarely covered.
For instance, a study released back in 1994 showed that black victims in Memphis, TN were receiving considerably less care from someone witnessing a cardiac arrest - 9.8% versus 21.4% for whites.(1:21)