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Family Connects

Meets DHHS criteria for an evidenced based model

Last Updated: October 2014

In Brief for Linkages and Referrals 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 Unpublished manuscript, currently under review.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
No. of community connections Favorable Interviewed subsample, 7/2009-12/2010 births Infant Age 6 months 531 families Unadjusted mean = 5.02 Unadjusted mean = 4.31 MD (adjusted) = 0.86 Statistically significant, p<0.001 Study reported = 0.28 Secondary
Show Study Outcome Measure Summary
Outcome Description of Measure Data Collection Method Properties of the Outcome Measure Outcome Type
No. of community connections Community resources used in the past 3 months, including professional, paraprofessional, and informal resources Parent report Not applicable Secondary
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