Scientific journal

ISSN 1814-2400


Zhilina N. M., Chechenin G. I.

Factor analysis of Novokuznetsk sociohygienic monitoring automatic information system data for 2000-2007

The main aims of factor analysis are the reduction of variables number (data reduction) and identifying the structure of variables correlations, that is to say variables classification, that’s why factor analysis is used as the method of data reduction or as the method of classification. Practical calculations by main components method for indices number reduction (data reduction) in automatic information system of socio-hygienic monitoring are made with the help of statistic data processing software SPSS (13.0 version).

Keywords: socio-hygienic monitoring, factor analysis, health index, ecological index