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Table 1 The factor loadings with pattern coefficient values after the initial run of exploratory factor analysis

From: Development, validation and translation of cardiopulmonary resuscitation and automated external defibrillator training and placement bilingual questionnaire

Item Factor
1 2 3 4 5
The AED is clearly visible 0.911     
The directions that point to the location of the AED are cleara 0.896     
The signage that shows the location of the AED is clear 0.936     
The AED is located in a location that is easily accessible at all times (including after office hours) 0.896     
The steps in the AED instructional poster on how to use the AED are easy to follow 0.848     
The AED is located at a secure site 0.819     
CPR and AED are important in saving life   0.724    
It is important for an AED to be available in the place where I work   0.880    
Using an AED is important on any unresponsive victims   0.774    
Person who handles an AED requires formal training   0.691    
AED practice drills should be performed on a regular basis   0.609    
I am concerned in getting infection from the victim when performing CPR     0.500  
I am concerned in injuring the victim when performing CPR     0.499  
I am concerned in injuring myself when performing CPR     0.801  
I am concerned in injuring the victim if I use an AED device during CPR     0.525  
I am concerned in injuring myself if I use an AED device during CPR     0.770  
I am concerned that I might be sued if I perform emergency CPR inappropriately      0.909
I am concerned that I might be sued if I used an AED inappropriately      0.948
I am confident to perform CPR    0.842   
I am confident to use an AED    0.884   
I am confident in recognizing victim with no signs of life    0.743   
I will not hesitate to do CPR and to use an AED on an unresponsive victim    0.849   
  1. Extraction method: principal axis factoring. rotation method: Promax with Kaiser normalization
  2. aThis item was removed in the final version of the questionnaire