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Table 3 Factor analysis result, Cronbach’s alpha coefficient and final questionnaire questions

From: Development and psychometric assessment an instrument for investigating Women’s attitude toward home safety

Dimension Question Score Cronbach’s alpha
Prevention   0.738
Access to water and gas valves is essential for everyone in emergency cases. −0.617  
I need to know the emergency numbers. −0.587
When buying and consuming food, it should pay attention to the date of its consumption. −0.565
Occasionally, the leakage of gas valves should be monitored. −0.484
Knowing the fire station contact number is essential for anyone. −0.508
Safe thinking   0.815
Occasionally, the power cord cladding must be checked to be safe. 0.570  
Winning and hazardous corners of furniture must be covered with veneer. 0.728
Improper lifting and handling of equipment can be harmful. 0.675
Bathroom and toilet ventilation should be inspected occasionally. 0.352
When locating home appliances, I notice the likelihood of people getting stuck and falling. 0.417
It is important to check for the possibility of slippery floors before entering the bathroom and toilet. 0.318
Occasionally, it is important to check that wall and ceiling fixtures (photo frames, boards, chandeliers, etc.) are secure. 0.313
Child safety   0.624
The baby bed must have a protective fence. −0.473  
It is important to keep detergents out of the reach of children. −0.780
Keeping the baby alone is dangerous in the bathroom and toilet. −0.583
It is important to keep the lighters out of the reach of children. −0.474
Kitchen is not a good place for kids to play. −0.788
Children are not allowed to use sharp and winning instruments. 0.808
Commuting safety   0.804
Lighting of corridors is important when commuting. −0.660  
It is important that there are no obstacles to commute in the corridors. −0.645
The stairs must have a protective fence. −0.666
The elevator needs to be periodically checked. −0.817
It must be assured that the elevator warning keys are working correctly. −0.697
Home safety requirements   0.648
A fire extinguisher is essential for home. −0.717  
A first aid kit is essential for a home. −0.611
Emergency exit routes are essential for a residential building. −0.559
Awareness of safe places in the home is essential for sheltering when an earthquake occurs. −0.617
At night, light in a small amount is needed to commute indoors. −0.302  
Hazard identification   0.697
In bathrooms and toilets, there is a risk of electric shock. 0.758  
The height of the balcony is effective in falling. 0.523
There is a possibility of slipping on the kitchen floor. 0.822
The layout of kitchen appliances plays a role in the occurrence of accidents. 0.523