Longitudinal Emergency Medical Technician Attribute and Demographic Study (LEADS): an interim report.

@article{Brown2002LongitudinalEM,
  title={Longitudinal Emergency Medical Technician Attribute and Demographic Study (LEADS): an interim report.},
  author={William E. Brown and Philip D Dickison and Wayne J A Misselbeck and Roger Levine},
  journal={Prehospital emergency care : official journal of the National Association of EMS Physicians and the National Association of State EMS Directors},
  year={2002},
  volume={6 4},
  pages={
          433-9
        }
}
OBJECTIVES This ten-year longitudinal study examines various attributes and demographic characteristics of emergency medical technicians (EMTs) and paramedics to identify factors that influence their careers, to identify trends in emergency medical services (EMS), and to provide data on why individuals report leaving the EMS career field. METHODS A 46-item core survey and a 16-item cross-sectional survey were administered to EMT-basics and EMT-paramedics who were randomly selected and placed… CONTINUE READING
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