Exploratory factor analysis: health perceptions of Chinese early childhood educators in Hong Kong.

@article{Chan2010ExploratoryFA,
  title={Exploratory factor analysis: health perceptions of Chinese early childhood educators in Hong Kong.},
  author={Christine Mei Sheung Chan and Katherine M Kitzmann},
  journal={Health promotion international},
  year={2010},
  volume={25 4},
  pages={412-24}
}
The aim of this study was to explore health perceptions of preschool teachers, with a view to inform early childhood practices and teacher education. Pre-service student-teachers and in-service teachers (n = 200) who were voluntarily recruited completed a 24-item health attitude questionnaire. Factor analysis identified four dimensions of health attitudes, reflecting physical, psychosocial, mental and emotional domains. Inter-correlations among the factors suggested that early childhood… CONTINUE READING
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