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Last Updated: July 2013

Effects Shown in Research & Outcome Measure Details for Reductions in Child Maltreatment Outcomes

Impact Studies Rated Moderate


Drazen, S. M., & Haust, M. (1993, August). Raising reading readiness in low-income children by parent education. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association.
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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
Abuse and/or Neglect-DSS and School Records, Cases Remaining Open No Effect Binghamton, NY 4-5 years 40 children Unadjusted mean = 0.05 Unadjusted mean = 0.05 MD = 0.00 Not statistically significant, p > 0.05 HomVEE = 0.00 Primary
Abuse and/or Neglect-DSS and School Records, Confirmed Cases 1987-1992 No Effect Binghamton, NY 4-5 years 40 children Unadjusted mean = 0.25 Unadjusted mean = 0.25 MD = 0.00 Not statistically significant, p > 0.05 HomVEE = 0.00 Primary
Abuse and/or Neglect-DSS and School Records, Current Suspected Cases Favorable Binghamton, NY 4-5 years 40 children Unadjusted mean = 0.25 Unadjusted mean = 0.50 MD = -0.251 Statistically significant, p < 0.05 HomVEE = -0.65 Primary

1 HomVEE-calculated p-value reported (authors do not report the p-value for this measure).

Show Study Outcome Measure Summary
Outcome Description of Measure Data Collection Method Properties of the Outcome Measure Outcome Type
Abuse and/or Neglect-DSS and School Records, Cases Remaining Open Percentage of children who had open cases of abuse and/or neglect Department of Social Services records, school records Not applicable Primary
Abuse and/or Neglect-DSS and School Records, Confirmed Cases 1987-1992 Percentage of children who had confirmed cases of abuse and/or neglect Department of Social Services records, school records Not applicable Primary
Abuse and/or Neglect-DSS and School Records, Current Suspected Cases Percentage of children currently suspected to be abused and/or neglected Department of Social Services records, school records Not applicable Primary
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