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le Roux, I. M., Tomlinson, M., Harwood, J. M., O’Connor, M. J., Worthman, C. M., Mbewu, N., Stewart, J., Hartley, M., Swendeman, D., Comulada, W. S., Weiss, R. E., & Rotheram-Borus, M. J. (2013). Outcomes of home visits for pregnant mothers and their infants in South Africa: A cluster randomized controlled trial. AIDS, 27(9), 1461-1471.

Program(s) Reviewed: Philani Outreach Programme

Additional Sources:

Rotheram-Borus, M. J., le Roux, I. M., Tomlinson, M., Mbewu, N., Comulada, W. S., le Roux, K., Stewart, J., O’Connor, M. J., Hartley, M., Desmond, K., Greco, E., Worthman, C. M., Idemundia, F., & Swendeman, D. (2011). Philani Plus (+): A mentor mother community health worker home visiting program to improve maternal and infants’ outcomes. Prevention Science, 12(4): 372-388.

Study Screening Details

Screening DecisionScreening Conclusion
Study Passes ScreensEligible for Review

Study Design Details

RatingDesignAttritionBaseline EquivalenceReassignmentConfounding Factors
LowRandomized Controlled TrialHighNot established on SES for the analytic sample. Race/ethnicity is assumed to be equivalent because all women resided in Xhosa townships. Equivalence on baseline measures of the outcome is not feasible.NoNone

Study Registration Identifier: NCT00996528

Study registration was assessed by HomVEE beginning with the 2014 review.


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