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A Factor Analysis of Contributing Factors in Fire Fighter Near-Miss Events
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|Title: ||A Factor Analysis of Contributing Factors in Fire Fighter Near-Miss Events|
|Authors: ||Houck, Kevin|
|Keywords: ||Public Health;Firefighters;Near-Miss Events|
|Issue Date: ||3-Dec-2012|
|Abstract: ||Objectives: The primary objective of this project was to determine if there were patterns in the selection of contributing factors from the National Fire Fighter Near Miss Reporting System (NFFNMRS).
Methods: A factor analysis using tetrachoric correlations was run using 18 of the 22 contributing factors.
Results: Using the scree plot to determine how many factors to retain provided 5 factors.
Conclusions: X number of patterns of contributing factors were found using the factor analysis|
|Appears in Collections:||Health Sciences Theses and Dissertations|
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