Early Start (New Zealand) Meets HHS Criteria

Last updated: July 2014

Effects Shown in Research & Outcome Measure Details

Reductions in Child Maltreatment

Outcomes Rated Moderate

Early Start (New Zealand)
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Outcome Measure Effect Follow-up Timing Sample Sample Size Intervention Group Comparison Group Group Difference Effect Size Statistical Significance Outcome Type Notes
Percent attended hospital for accident/injury or accidental poisoning
FavorableUnfavorable or ambiguousNo Effect
36 months Christchurch sample 382 children % = 17.50 % = 26.30 = -8.80 Study reported = 0.22 Statistically significant, p < 0.05 Primary

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Submitted by user on Fri, 03/15/2019 - 14:29

High score equals unfavorable.

Percent severe/very severe physical assault by any parent (Conflict Tactics Scale)
FavorableUnfavorable or ambiguousNo Effect
36 months Christchurch sample 388 families % = 4.40 % = 11.70 = -7.30 Study reported = 0.26 Statistically significant, p < 0.05 Secondary

footnote150

Submitted by user on Fri, 03/15/2019 - 14:29

High score equals unfavorable.

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Outcome Measure Outcome Measure Description Collection Method Properties Outcome Type Operations links

Percent attended hospital for accident/injury or accidental poisoning

The percentage of children who attended the hospital for accident/injury or accidental poisoning Parent/caregiver report

Not applicable

Primary

Percent attended hospital for accident/injury or accidental poisoning

The percentage of children who attended the hospital for accidents/injuries or accidental poisonings within the past 36 months

Review of medical records

Not applicable

Primary

Percent severe/very severe physical assault by any parent (Conflict Tactics Scale)

The Severe/Very Severe assault subscales of the Parent-Child Conflict Tactics Scale was used to assess child abuse/neglect.

Parent/caregiver report

Not reported by author.

Primary
Early Start (New Zealand) – Māori subgroup
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Outcome Measure Effect Follow-up Timing Sample Sample Size Intervention Group Comparison Group Group Difference Effect Size Statistical Significance Outcome Type Notes
Percent attended hospital for accident/injury or accidental poisoning
FavorableUnfavorable or ambiguousNo Effect
36 months Tribal/Māori sample 151 families = 0.25 = 0.27 Mean difference = -1.70 HomeVEE calculated = -0.05 Not statistically significant,
p > 0.05
Primary

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Submitted by user on Fri, 03/15/2019 - 14:29

Negative value is favorable to the intervention.

Percent severe/very severe physical assault by any parent (Conflict Tactics Scale)
FavorableUnfavorable or ambiguousNo Effect
36 months Tribal/Māori sample 151 families = 0.03 = 0.12 Mean difference = -9.40 HomeVEE calculated = -0.98 Statistically significant,
p = 0.00
Secondary

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Submitted by user on Fri, 03/15/2019 - 14:29

Negative value is favorable to the intervention.

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Outcome Measure Outcome Measure Description Collection Method Properties Outcome Type Operations links

Percent attended hospital for accident/injury or accidental poisoning

The percentage of children who attended the hospital for accidents/injuries or accidental poisonings within the past 36 months

Review of medical records

Not applicable

Primary

Percent severe/very severe physical assault by any parent (Conflict Tactics Scale)

The Severe/Very Severe assault subscales of the Parent-Child Conflict Tactics Scale was used to assess child abuse/neglect.

Parent/caregiver report

Not reported by author.

Primary
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