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Meets DHHS criteria for an evidenced based model

Last Updated: October 2014

Effects Shown in Research & Outcome Measure Details for Maternal Health Outcomes

Impact Studies Rated Moderate


Dodge, K. A., Goodman, W. B., Murphy, R. A., O’Donnell, K., Sato, J., & Guptill, S. (2013). Implementation and randomized controlled trial evaluation of universal postnatal nurse home visiting. American Journal of Public Health, published online ahead of print.
Additional Sources:

Dodge, K. A., Goodman, W. B., Murphy, R., O’Donnell, K. T., & Sato, J. M. (2013). Toward population impact from home visiting. Zero to Three, 33(3), 17-23.

Mandel, A. D., Dodge, K. A., Goodman, W. B., Murphy, R. A., & O’Donnell, K. J. (2013). A multi-risk moderation analysis of a universal maternal-infant home visiting program. Unpublished manuscript, currently under review.

Dodge, K. A., & Goodman, B. (2012). Durham Connects impact evaluation final report. Washington, DC: Pew Center on the States.

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
Mother possible anxiety disorder Favorable Interviewed subsample, 7/2009-12/2010 births Infant Age 6 months 531 families Unadjusted proportion = 0.21 Unadjusted proportion = 0.30 OR (adjusted) = 0.65 Statistically significant, p<0.05 HomVEE = -0.27 Secondary
Mother possible clinical depression disorder No Effect Interviewed subsample, 7/2009-12/2010 births Infant Age 6 months 531 families Unadjusted proportion = 0.08 Unadjusted proportion = 0.12 OR (adjusted) = 0.69 Not statistically significant,
p = 0.25
HomVEE = -0.29 Secondary
Mother possible substance use problems No Effect Interviewed subsample, 7/2009-12/2010 births Infant Age 6 months 530 families Unadjusted proportion = 0.05 Unadjusted proportion = 0.06 OR (adjusted) = 0.80 Not statistically significant,
p = 0.58
HomVEE = -0.19 Secondary
Show Study Outcome Measure Summary
Outcome Description of Measure Data Collection Method Properties of the Outcome Measure Outcome Type
Mother possible anxiety disorder 7-item brief Generalized Anxiety Disorder 7-Questionnare, indicating possible clinical anxiety (cutpoint=5) Parent report Not applicable Secondary
Mother possible clinical depression disorder 10-item Edinburgh Postnatal Depression Scale, indicating possible clinical depression (cutpoint=10) Parent report Not applicable Secondary
Mother possible substance use problems 8-item CAGE and CAGE -AID questionnaires indicating possible substance use problems (cutpoint=1) Parent report Not applicable Secondary
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