Assessing public health practice: application of ten core function measures of community health in six states.

@article{Richards1995AssessingPH,
  title={Assessing public health practice: application of ten core function measures of community health in six states.},
  author={Thomas B. Richards and J. Jill Rogers and Gerald Christenson and Cheryl A. Miller and D D Gatewood and M. S. Taylor},
  journal={American journal of preventive medicine},
  year={1995},
  volume={11 6 Suppl},
  pages={36-40}
}
Factor analysis, combined with an evaluation of item difficulty and discrimination, can provide useful insights in questionnaire development. In 1993, as part of a study to develop a questionnaire to assess performance of the core functions of public health at a community level, 370 local health departments (LHDs) in six states completed a 26-item… CONTINUE READING