Family Check-Up® For Children Meets HHS Criteria

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Maternal health

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Family Check-Up® For Children
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Outcome measure Effect Follow-up timing Sample Sample size Intervention group Comparison group Group difference Effect size Statistical significance Notes
Maternal Depression (Center for Epidemiological Studies Depression Scale), Age 3, SEM, Figure 2
FavorableUnfavorable or ambiguousNo Effect
Age 3 WIC sites in Pittsburgh, PA, Eugene, OR, and Charlottesville, VA 731 mothers Not reported Not reported Not reported Not available Statistically significant, p<0.052

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Authors used structural equation models to estimate the impact, and reported a coefficient, standard error, and p-value.

Maternal Depression (Center for Epidemiological Studies Depression Scale), Age 3, SEM, Figure 3
FavorableUnfavorable or ambiguousNo Effect
Age 3 WIC sites in Pittsburgh, PA, Eugene, OR, and Charlottesville, VA 731 mothers Not reported Not reported Not reported Not available Statistically significant, p<0.052

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Authors used structural equation models to estimate the impact, and reported a coefficient, standard error, and p-value.

Maternal Depression (Center for Epidemiological Studies Depression Scale), Age 3, SEM, Figure 4
FavorableUnfavorable or ambiguousNo Effect
Age 3 WIC sites in Pittsburgh, PA, Eugene, OR, and Charlottesville, VA 731 mothers Not reported Not reported Not reported Not available Statistically significant, p<0.052

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Authors used structural equation models to estimate the impact, and reported a coefficient, standard error, and p-value.

Maternal Depression (Center for Epidemiological Studies Depression Scale), Age 3, SEM, Figure 5
FavorableUnfavorable or ambiguousNo Effect
Age 3 WIC sites in Pittsburgh, PA, Eugene, OR, and Charlottesville, VA 731 mothers Not reported Not reported Not reported Not available Statistically significant, p<0.052

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Authors used structural equation models to estimate the impact, and reported a coefficient, standard error, and p-value.

Maternal Depression (Center for Epidemiological Studies Depression Scale), Age 3, SEM, Figure 6
FavorableUnfavorable or ambiguousNo Effect
Age 3 WIC sites in Pittsburgh, PA, Eugene, OR, and Charlottesville, VA 731 mothers Not reported Not reported Not reported Not available Statistically significant, p<0.052

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

Authors used structural equation models to estimate the impact, and reported a coefficient, standard error, and p-value.

Maternal Depression (Center for Epidemiological Studies Depression Scale), Age 3, SEM, Figure 7
FavorableUnfavorable or ambiguousNo Effect
Age 3 WIC sites in Pittsburgh, PA, Eugene, OR, and Charlottesville, VA 731 mothers Not reported Not reported Not reported Not available Statistically significant, p<0.052

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Authors used structural equation models to estimate the impact, and reported a coefficient, standard error, and p-value.

Maternal Depression (Center for Epidemiological Studies Depression Scale), Age 3, Autoregressive model
FavorableUnfavorable or ambiguousNo Effect
Age 3 WIC sites in Pittsburgh, PA, Eugene, OR, and Charlottesville, VA 731 mothers Not reported Not reported Not reported Study reported = 0.18 Statistically significant, p<0.051

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Authors used an autoregressive model to estimate the impact, and reported a coefficient, standard error, and effect size.

Maternal Depression (Center for Epidemiological Studies Depression Scale), Age 3, Correlation
FavorableUnfavorable or ambiguousNo Effect
Age 3 WIC sites in Pittsburgh, PA, Eugene, OR, and Charlottesville, VA 651 mothers Not reported Not reported Not reported Not available Not statistically significant, p ≥ 0.05
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Maternal Depression (Center for Epidemiological Studies Depression Scale), Age 3, SEM, Figure 2

The Center for Epidemiological Studies-Depression Scale is a 20-item assessment of depressive symptoms. Maternal report

Cronbach’s a = 0.76 at age 2 years, Cronbach’s a = 0.75 at age 3 years

Maternal Depression (Center for Epidemiological Studies Depression Scale), Age 3, SEM, Figure 3

The Center for Epidemiological Studies-Depression Scale is a 20-item assessment of depressive symptoms. Maternal report

Cronbach’s a = 0.76 at age 2 years, Cronbach’s a = 0.75 at age 3 years

Maternal Depression (Center for Epidemiological Studies Depression Scale), Age 3, SEM, Figure 4

The Center for Epidemiological Studies-Depression Scale is a 20-item assessment of depressive symptoms. Maternal report

Cronbach’s a = 0.76 at age 2 years, Cronbach’s a = 0.75 at age 3 years

Maternal Depression (Center for Epidemiological Studies Depression Scale), Age 3, SEM, Figure 5

The Center for Epidemiological Studies-Depression Scale is a 20-item assessment of depressive symptoms. Maternal report

Cronbach’s a = 0.76 at age 2 years, Cronbach’s a = 0.75 at age 3 years

Maternal Depression (Center for Epidemiological Studies Depression Scale), Age 3, SEM, Figure 6

The Center for Epidemiological Studies-Depression Scale is a 20-item assessment of depressive symptoms. Maternal report

Cronbach’s a = 0.76 at age 2 years, Cronbach’s a = 0.75 at age 3 years

Maternal Depression (Center for Epidemiological Studies Depression Scale), Age 3, SEM, Figure 7

The Center for Epidemiological Studies-Depression Scale is a 20-item assessment of depressive symptoms. Maternal report

Cronbach’s a = 0.76 at age 2 years, Cronbach’s a = 0.75 at age 3 years

Maternal Depression (Center for Epidemiological Studies Depression Scale), Age 3, Autoregressive model

The Center for Epidemiological Studies-Depression Scale is a 20-item assessment of depressive symptoms. Maternal report

Cronbach’s a = 0.76 at age 2 years, Cronbach’s a = 0.75 at age 3 years

Maternal Depression (Center for Epidemiological Studies Depression Scale), Age 3, Correlation

The Center for Epidemiological Studies-Depression Scale is a 20-item assessment of depressive symptoms. Maternal report

Cronbach’s a = 0.76 at age 2 years, Cronbach’s a = 0.75 at age 3 years

Findings rated moderate

Family Check-Up® For Children
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Outcome measure Effect Follow-up timing Sample Sample size Intervention group Comparison group Group difference Effect size Statistical significance Notes
Maternal Depression (Center for Epidemiological Studies Depression Scale), Age 3, Mean and SD
FavorableUnfavorable or ambiguousNo Effect
Age 3 WIC sites in Pittsburgh, PA, Eugene, OR, and Charlottesville, VA 651 mothers Unadjusted mean = 14.62 Unadjusted mean = 16.26 Mean difference = -1.64 HomeVEE calculated = -0.15 Not statistically significant, p=0.06

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Negative value is favorable to the intervention.

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Outcome measure Outcome measure description Collection method Properties

Maternal Depression (Center for Epidemiological Studies Depression Scale), Age 3, Mean and SD

The Center for Epidemiological Studies-Depression Scale is a 20-item assessment of depressive symptoms. Parent/caregiver report

Internal consistencies were 0.76 at age 2 and 0.75 at age 3.

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