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Healthy Start-Home Visiting

Last Updated: July 2013

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

Impact Studies Rated Moderate


Stabile, I., & Graham, M. (2000). Florida Panhandle Healthy Start: A randomized trial of prenatal home visitation. Tallahassee, FL: FSU Center for Prevention and Early Intervention Policy.
Healthy Start-Home Visiting High-Intensity Enhancement
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
Low Birth Weight No Effect Mothers with live births At birth 478 mothers 12% 10% 2.5 Not statistically significant,
p > 0.05
HomVEE = 0.16 Primary
Poor Birth Outcome No Effect Mothers with live births or fetal deaths At birth 487 mothers 18% 13% 4.6 Not statistically significant,
p > 0.05
HomVEE = 0.21 Primary
Preterm Birth No Effect Mothers with live births At birth 478 mothers 13% 11% 1.8 Not statistically significant,
p > 0.05
HomVEE = 0.10 Primary
Show Study Outcome Measure Summary
Outcome Description of Measure Data Collection Method Properties of the Outcome Measure Outcome Type
Low birth weight Percentage of children who were identified as low birth weight Review of medical records Not applicable Primary
Poor birth outcome Percentage of mothers who had a poor birth outcome that included neonatal or fetal death, preterm delivery, or low or very low birth weight Review of medical records Not applicable Primary
Preterm birth Percentage of mothers who experienced a preterm birth Review of medical records Not applicable Primary
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