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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
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1860/3954
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