Early Head Start Home-Based Option Meets HHS Criteria

Model effectiveness research report last updated: 2016

Effects shown in research & outcome measure details

Child health

Findings rated high

Early Head Start Home-Based Option
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Outcome measure Effect Follow-up timing Sample Sample size Intervention group Comparison group Group difference Effect size Statistical significance
Any child health services
FavorableUnfavorable or ambiguousNo Effect
28 months after assignment EHS-HBO impact study 941 mothers % = 100.00 % = 99.80 = 0.20 Not Applicable Not statistically significant, p ≥ 0.05
Any dentist visits
FavorableUnfavorable or ambiguousNo Effect
28 months after assignment EHS-HBO impact study 941 mothers % = 27.10 % = 28.10 = -1.00 HomeVEE calculated = -0.03 Not statistically significant, p ≥ 0.05
Any doctor visits
FavorableUnfavorable or ambiguousNo Effect
28 months after assignment EHS-HBO impact study 941 mothers % = 99.00 % = 98.70 = 0.30 HomeVEE calculated = 0.16 Not statistically significant, p ≥ 0.05
Any emergency room visits
FavorableUnfavorable or ambiguousNo Effect
28 months after assignment EHS-HBO impact study 941 mothers % = 53.40 % = 56.00 = -2.60 HomeVEE calculated = -0.06 Not statistically significant, p ≥ 0.05
Any immunizations
FavorableUnfavorable or ambiguousNo Effect
28 months after assignment EHS-HBO impact study 941 mothers % = 99.10 % = 98.50 = 0.70 HomeVEE calculated = 0.31 Not statistically significant, p ≥ 0.05
Any screening tests
FavorableUnfavorable or ambiguousNo Effect
28 months after assignment EHS-HBO impact study 941 mothers % = 62.40 % = 61.00 = 1.40 HomeVEE calculated = 0.04 Not statistically significant, p ≥ 0.05
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Any child health services

No description provided Parent report

Not applicable

Any dentist visits

No description provided Parent report

Not applicable

Any doctor visits

No description provided Parent report

Not applicable

Any emergency room visits

No description provided Parent report

Not applicable

Any immunizations

No description provided Parent report

Not applicable

Any screening tests

No description provided Parent report

Not applicable

Findings rated moderate

Early Head Start Home-Based Option
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Outcome measure Effect Follow-up timing Sample Sample size Intervention group Comparison group Group difference Effect size Statistical significance
Child’s health status
FavorableUnfavorable or ambiguousNo Effect
Age 3 EHS-HBO impact sample 950 children Adjusted mean = 4.00 Adjusted mean = 4.00 Mean difference = 0.00 Study reported = -0.04 Not statistically significant, p ≥ 0.05
Percentage of children in fair or poor health
FavorableUnfavorable or ambiguousNo Effect
Age 3 EHS-HBO impact sample 950 children % = 9.80 % = 9.60 Mean difference = 0.20 Study reported = 0.01 Not statistically significant, p ≥ 0.05
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Child’s health status

The child health status was rated on a five-point scale of 1 (poor) to 5 (excellent). Parent/caregiver report

Not applicable

Percentage of children in fair or poor health

Percentage of children who were reported to be in fair or poor health Parent/caregiver report

Not applicable

Early Head Start Home-Based Option
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Outcome measure Effect Follow-up timing Sample Sample size Intervention group Comparison group Group difference Effect size Statistical significance
Any child health services
FavorableUnfavorable or ambiguousNo Effect
7 to 16 months after assignment EHS-HBO impact sample 1059 mothers % = 99.10 % = 99.60 = -0.50 HomeVEE calculated = -0.05 Not statistically significant, p ≥ 0.05
Any dentist visits
FavorableUnfavorable or ambiguousNo Effect
7 to 16 months after assignment EHS-HBO impact sample 1059 mothers % = 10.70 % = 10.80 = -0.10 HomeVEE calculated = -0.01 Not statistically significant, p ≥ 0.05
Any doctor visits
FavorableUnfavorable or ambiguousNo Effect
7 to 16 months after assignment EHS-HBO impact sample 1059 mothers % = 93.60 % = 93.40 = 0.20 HomeVEE calculated = 0.02 Not statistically significant, p ≥ 0.05
Any emergency room visits
FavorableUnfavorable or ambiguousNo Effect
7 to 16 months after assignment EHS-HBO impact sample 1059 mothers % = 41.30 % = 43.20 = -1.90 HomeVEE calculated = -0.05 Not statistically significant, p ≥ 0.05
Any immunizations
FavorableUnfavorable or ambiguousNo Effect
7 to 16 months after assignment EHS-HBO impact sample 1059 mothers % = 96.30 % = 97.90 = -1.60 HomeVEE calculated = -0.35 Not statistically significant, p ≥ 0.05
Any screening tests
FavorableUnfavorable or ambiguousNo Effect
7 to 16 months after assignment EHS-HBO impact sample 1059 mothers % = 52.40 % = 49.40 = 3.00 HomeVEE calculated = 0.07 Not statistically significant, p ≥ 0.05
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Outcome measure Outcome measure description Collection method Properties Operations links

Any child health services

No description provided Parent report

Not applicable

Any dentist visits

No description provided Parent report

Not applicable

Any doctor visits

No description provided Parent report

Not applicable

Any emergency room visits

No description provided Parent report

Not applicable

Any immunizations

No description provided Parent report

Not applicable

Any screening tests

No description provided Parent report

Not applicable

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