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Early Intervention Program for Adolescent Mothers

Meets DHHS criteria for an evidenced based model

Last Updated: July 2011

Effects Shown in Research & Outcome Measure Details for Family Economic Self-Sufficiency Outcomes

Impact Studies Rated High


Koniak-Griffin, D., Anderson, N. L., Verzemnieks, I., & Brecht, M. L. (2000). A public health nursing early intervention program for adolescent mothers: Outcomes from pregnancy through 6 weeks postpartum. Nursing Research, 49(3), 130–138.
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
Positive education outcome Favorable San Bernardino sample 6 weeks postpartum 121 mothers Not available Not available Not available Statistically significant, p < 0.0091 Not available Secondary
Positive education transitions Favorable San Bernardino sample 6 weeks postpartum 121 mothers Not available Not available Not available Statistically significant, p =0.021 Not available Secondary

1 Statistical significance is based on the results of the authors’ analysis using a chi-square test.

Show Study Outcome Measure Summary
Outcome Description of Measure Data Collection Method Properties of the Outcome Measure Outcome Type
Positive education outcome Percentage of participants experiencing positive education outcomes such as attending high school or junior college or having successfully graduated from high school Parent/caregiver report Not applicable Secondary
Positive education transitions Four categories of education transitions from pregnancy (intake) to postpartum were examined for group differences: positive change, negative change, positive status quo, and negative status quo. Parent/caregiver report Not applicable Secondary
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