Resources, Education, and Care in the Home (REACH)

Model effectiveness research report last updated: 2011

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Child health

Findings rated moderate

Resources, Education, and Care in the Home (REACH)
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Outcome measure Effect Follow-up timing Sample Sample size Intervention group Comparison group Group difference Effect size Statistical significance
Incidence of preventable health problems
FavorableUnfavorable or ambiguousNo Effect
7 to 15 days after birth REACH and Comparison Group II 531 infants % had no problems = 75.00 % had no problems = 55.00 = 25.00 Not available Not statistically significant, p ≥ 0.05
Number of illnesses in first year of life
FavorableUnfavorable or ambiguousNo Effect
12 months REACH and Comparison Group III 372 infants % had no illnesses = 46.00 % had no illnesses = 6.00 = 40.00 Not available Statistically significant, p < 0.05
One or more physical problems at 12-month visit
FavorableUnfavorable or ambiguousNo Effect
12 months REACH and Comparison Group III 327 infants % = 25.00 % = 29.00 = -4.00 HomeVEE calculated = -0.12 Not statistically significant, p ≥ 0.05
Postneonatal Mortality Rate
FavorableUnfavorable or ambiguousNo Effect
12 months REACH and Comparison Group I 1775 infants per 1,000 = 4.70 5.2 to 10.9 per 1,000 = 8.05 Not reported Not available Not available
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