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Healthy Steps (National Evaluation 1996 Protocol)

Meets DHHS criteria for an evidenced based model

Last Updated: July 2011

In Brief for Reductions in Juvenile Delinquency, Family Violence, and Crime Outcomes

Impact Studies Rated High


Johnston, B. D., Huebner, C. E., Anderson, M. L., Tyll, L. T., & Thompson, R. S. (2006). Healthy Steps in an integrated delivery system: Child and parent outcomes at 30 months. Archives of Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine, 160(8), 793–800.
Results for women receiving Healthy Steps plus PrePare.
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
Domestic violence in past year No Effect Healthy Steps sample 30 months 239 mothers Mean = 0.03 Mean = 0.01 OR = 2.09 Not statistically significant,
p > 0.05
HomVEE = 0.44 Primary
Show Study Outcome Measure Summary
Outcome Description of Measure Data Collection Method Properties of the Outcome Measure Outcome Type
Domestic violence in past year The presence or absence of significant physical domestic violence in the preceding 12 months Parent/caregiver report Not applicable Secondary
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