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Computer-Assisted Motivational Intervention (CAMI)

Last Updated: October 2012

In Brief for Maternal Health Outcomes

Impact Studies Rated High


Barnet, B., Rapp, T., DeVoe, M., & Mullins, C. D. (2010). Cost-effectiveness of a motivational intervention to reduce rapid repeated childbearing in high-risk adolescent mothers: A rebirth of economic and policy considerations. Archives of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, 164(4), 370-376.
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Barnet, B., Liu, J., DeVoe, M., Duggan, A. K., Gold, M. A., & Pecukonis, E. (2009). Motivational intervention to reduce rapid subsequent births to adolescent mothers: A community-based randomized trial. Annals of Family Medicine, 7(5), 436-445. doi:10.1370/afm.1014

Results for CAMI Only
Show Study Effects Details
Outcome Effect Sample Timing of Follow-Up Sample Size Program Group Comparison Group Mean Difference or Odds Ratio
Statistical Significance
Effect Size
Outcome Type
Repeat birth No Effect CAMI vs. control 24 months postpartum 148 adolescent mothers 17% 25% -0.08 Not statistically significant, p=0.08 HomVEE =-0.29 Primary
Show Study Outcome Measure Summary
Outcome Description of Measure Data Collection Method Properties of the Outcome Measure Outcome Type
Repeat birth Percentage of repeat births occurring within 24 months of the index birth Review of birth records Not applicable Primary
Results for CAMI+
Show Study Effects Details
Outcome Effect Sample Timing of Follow-Up Sample Size Program Group Comparison Group Mean Difference or Odds Ratio
Statistical Significance
Effect Size
Outcome Type
Repeat birth Favorable CAMI+ vs. control 24 months postpartum 148 adolescent mothers 14% 25% -0.11 Statistically significant, p=0.01 HomVEE=-0.44 Primary
Show Study Outcome Measure Summary
Outcome Description of Measure Data Collection Method Properties of the Outcome Measure Outcome Type
Repeat birth Percentage of repeat births occurring within 24 months of the index birth Review of birth records Not applicable Primary
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