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Health Access Nurturing Development Services (HANDS) Program

Meets DHHS criteria for an evidenced based model

Last Updated: July 2015

In Brief for Family Economic Self-Sufficiency Outcomes

Impact Studies Rated Moderate


Williams, C. M., Asaolu, I., English, B., Jewell, T., Smith, K., & Robl, J. (2014). Maternal and child health improvement by HANDS home visiting program in the Bluegrass area development district (Unpublished manuscript). University of Kentucky Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Lexington, KY.
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Outcome Effect Sample Timing of Follow-Up Sample Size Program Group Comparison Group Mean Difference or Odds Ratio
Statistical Significance
Effect Size
Outcome Type
Maternal receipt of WIC Favorable Kentucky 2011-2012 matched, Bluegrass Birth 898 mother/infant dyads Unadjusted mean = 0.89 Unadjusted mean = 0.71 OR= 3.31 Statistically significant, p = 0.00 HomVEE = 0.72 Primary
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Outcome Description of Measure Data Collection Method Properties of the Outcome Measure Outcome Type
Maternal receipt of WIC Percentage of women who received WIC for themselves during pregnancy Live birth records Not reported by author Primary

Williams, C. M., Asaolu, I., English, B., Jewell, T., Smith, K., & Robl, J. (2014). Maternal and child health improvement by HANDS home visiting program in the KIPDA area development district, Kentucky (Unpublished manuscript). University of Kentucky Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Lexington, KY.
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Outcome Effect Sample Timing of Follow-Up Sample Size Program Group Comparison Group Mean Difference or Odds Ratio
Statistical Significance
Effect Size
Outcome Type
Maternal receipt of WIC Unfavorable Kentucky 2011-2012 matched, KIPDA Birth 376 mother/infant dyads Unadjusted mean = 0.80 Unadjusted mean = 0.87 OR = 0.52 Statistically significant, p = 0.04 HomVEE = -0.40 Primary
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Outcome Description of Measure Data Collection Method Properties of the Outcome Measure Outcome Type
Maternal receipt of WIC Percentage of women who received WIC for themselves during pregnancy Live birth records Not reported by author Primary

Williams, C. M., Asaolu, I., English, B., Jewell, T., Smith, K., & Robl, J. (2014). Maternal health improvement by HANDS home visiting program (Unpublished manuscript). University of Kentucky Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Lexington, KY.
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Outcome Effect Sample Timing of Follow-Up Sample Size Program Group Comparison Group Mean Difference or Odds Ratio
Statistical Significance
Effect Size
Outcome Type
Maternal receipt of WIC (proportion) Favorable Kentucky 2011-2012 matched Birth 4506 mothers Unadjusted mean = 0.92 Unadjusted mean = 0.88 OR = 1.57 Statistically significant, p = 0.00 HomVEE = 0.27 Primary
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Outcome Description of Measure Data Collection Method Properties of the Outcome Measure Outcome Type
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