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Early Intervention Program for Adolescent Mothers

Meets HHS criteria for an evidenced based model

Last Updated: July 2011

Effects Shown in Research & Outcome Measure Details for Positive Parenting Practices Outcomes

Impact Studies Rated Moderate


Koniak-Griffin, D., Anderson, N. L., Brecht, M. L., Verzemnieks, I., Lesser, J., & Kim, S. (2002). Public health nursing care for adolescent mothers: Impact on infant health and selected maternal outcomes at 1 year postbirth. Journal of Adolescent Health: Official Publication of the Society for Adolescent Medicine, 30(1), 44–54.
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Outcome Effect Sample Timing of Follow-Up Sample Size Program Group Comparison Group Mean Difference or Odds Ratio
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Statistical Significance
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Effect Size
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Outcome Type
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NCATS child’s score No Effect San Bernardino sample, NCATS sample One year postpartum 90-97 mothers Mean = 19.33 SD = 1.59 Mean = 19.16 SD = 2.09 MD = 0.17 Not statistically significant, p > 0.051 HomVEE = 0.09 Primary
NCATS mother’s score No Effect San Bernardino sample, NCATS sample One year postpartum 90-97 mothers Mean = 34.04 SD = 3.78 Mean = 33.05 SD = 4.00 MD = 0.00 Not statistically significant, p > 0.051 HomVEE = 0.25 Primary
NCATS total score No Effect San Bernardino sample, NCATS sample One year postpartum 90-97 mothers Mean = 53.36 SD = 4.41 Mean = 52.20 SD = 4.89 MD = 1.16 Not statistically significant, p > 0.051 HomVEE = 0.25 Primary

1 Authors report whether the groups are significantly different or not, but do not report actual p-values.

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Outcome Description of Measure Data Collection Method Properties of the Outcome Measure Outcome Type
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NCATS child’s score The Nursing Child AssessmentTeaching Scale(NCATS)is a 73–item binary scale that measures maternal and child contributions to dyadic interactive quality. Coding of videotaped parent-child interaction during structured play episodes Cronbach’s α = 0.71 Primary
NCATS mother’s score The Nursing Child AssessmentTeaching Scale(NCATS)is a 73–item binary scale that measures maternal and child contributions to dyadic interactive quality. Coding of videotaped parent-child interaction during structured play episodes Cronbach’s α = 0.77 Primary
NCATS total score The Nursing Child AssessmentTeaching Scale(NCATS)is a 73–item binary scale that measures maternal and child contributions to dyadic interactive quality. Coding of videotaped parent-child interaction during structured play episodes Cronbach’s α = 0.80 Primary

Koniak-Griffin, D., Verzemnieks, I. L., Anderson, N. L., Brecht, M. L., Lesser, J., Kim, S., et al. (2003). Nurse visitation for adolescent mothers: Two-year infant health and maternal outcomes. Nursing Research, 52(2), 127–136.
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Outcome Effect Sample Timing of Follow-Up Sample Size Program Group Comparison Group Mean Difference or Odds Ratio
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Statistical Significance
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Effect Size
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Outcome Type
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HOME1 No Effect San Bernardino sample, HOME sample Two years postpartum 99 mothers Mean = 38.07 SD = 4.85 Mean = 38.80 SD = 3.78 MD = -0.73 Not statistically significant, p > 0.05 2 HomVEE = -0.16 Primary
NCATS child’s score No Effect San Bernardino sample, NCATS sample Two years postpartum 90 mothers Not available Not available Not available Not statistically significant, p > 0.052 Not available Primary
NCATS mother’s score No Effect San Bernardino sample, NCATS sample Two years postpartum 90 mothers Not available Not available Not available Not statistically significant, p > 0.05 Not statistically significant, p > 0.052 Not available Primary
NCATS total score1 No Effect San Bernardino sample, NCATS sample Two years postpartum 90 mothers Mean = 51.67 SD = 4.26 Mean = 52.61 SD = 4.26 MD = -0.94 Not statistically significant, p > 0.052 HomVEE = -0.22 Primary

1 Information on outcomes was received through communication with the authors.

2 Authors report whether the groups are significantly different or not, but do not report actual p-values.

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Outcome Description of Measure Data Collection Method Properties of the Outcome Measure Outcome Type
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Home Observation for Measurement of the Environment (HOME) The HOME scale is a 45–item measure that assesses parenting practices and the child’s home environment, including physical structure, play materials, and amount of stimulation. Parent/caregiver report and observational assessment Cronbach’s α = 0.71 Primary
NCATS child’s score The Nursing Child AssessmentTeaching Scale(NCATS)is a 73–item binary scale that measures maternal and child contributions to dyadic interactive quality. Coding of videotaped parent-child interaction during structured play episodes Cronbach’s α = 0.71 Primary
NCATS mother’s score The Nursing Child AssessmentTeaching Scale(NCATS)is a 73–item binary scale that measures maternal and child contributions to dyadic interactive quality. Coding of videotaped parent-child interaction during structured play episodes Cronbach’s α = 0.77 Primary
NCATS total score The Nursing Child AssessmentTeaching Scale(NCATS)is a 73–item binary scale that measures maternal and child contributions to dyadic interactive quality. Coding of videotaped parent-child interaction during structured play episodes Cronbach’s α = 0.80 Primary

Koniak-Griffin, D., Anderson, N. L., Verzemnieks, I., & Brecht, M. L. (2000). A public health nursing early intervention program for adolescent mothers: Outcomes from pregnancy through 6 weeks postpartum. Nursing Research, 49(3), 130–138.
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Outcome Effect Sample Timing of Follow-Up Sample Size Program Group Comparison Group Mean Difference or Odds Ratio
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Statistical Significance
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Effect Size
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Outcome Type
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NCATS mother’s score No Effect San Bernardino sample, NCATS sample 6 weeks postpartum 97 mothers Not available Not available Not available Not statistically significant, p > 0.052 Not available Primary
NCATS total score1 No Effect San Bernardino sample, NCATS sample 6 weeks postpartum 97 mothers Mean = 39.31 SD = 7.72 Mean = 41.40 SD = 7.02 MD = -2.09 Not statistically significant, p > 0.052 HomVEE = -0.28 Primary

1 Information on outcomes was received through communication with the authors.

2 Authors report whether the groups are significantly different or not, but do not report actual p-values.

Show Study Outcome Measure Summary
About This Table
Outcome Description of Measure Data Collection Method Properties of the Outcome Measure Outcome Type
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NursingChild Assessment Teaching Scale (NCATS) mother’s score

The NCATS is a 73–item binary scale that measures maternal and child contributions to dyadic interactive quality.

Coding of videotaped parent-child interaction during structured play episodes Cronbach’s α = 0.77 Primary
NursingChild Assessment Teaching Scale (NCATS) total score

The NCATS is a 73–item binary scale that measures maternal and child contributions to dyadic interactive quality.

Coding of videotaped parent-child interaction during structured play episodes Cronbach’s α = 0.80 Primary
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