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Nurse Family Partnership (NFP)®

Meets DHHS criteria for an evidenced based model

Last Updated: May 2016

In Brief for Linkages and Referrals Outcomes

Impact Studies Rated High


Olds, D. L., Henderson Jr., C. R., Tatelbaum, R., & Chamberlin, R. (1986). Improving the delivery of prenatal care and outcomes of pregnancy: A randomized trial of nurse home visitation. Pediatrics, 77(1), 16.
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
Number of services known Unfavorable Full (Elmira) 32 weeks postpartum 294 mothers Mean = 4.91 Mean = 5.47 MD = -0.56 Statistically significant,
p ≤ 0.01
Not available Secondary
Show Study Outcome Measure Summary
Outcome Description of Measure Data Collection Method Properties of the Outcome Measure Outcome Type
Number of services known Numbers of services in the community that mothers knew were available to them. Parent/caregiver report Not applicable Secondary
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