Child Parent Enrichment Project (CPEP)

Last updated: October 2012

Effects Shown in Research & Outcome Measure Details

Summary of Findings

Please read Describing Effects for more information on these categories. Only results from studies that meet the standards for the high or moderate ratings are included above.

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Maternal Health

Outcomes Rated Moderate

Child Parent Enrichment Project (CPEP)
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Outcome measure Effect Follow-up Timing Sample Sample Size Program Group Comparison Group Group Difference Effect size Statistical significance Outcome Type Notes
Discomfort (birth outcome)
FavorableUnfavorableNo Effect
6 months Reassigned sample 191 mothers Unadjusted mean = 1.31 Unadjusted mean = 1.36 Mean difference = -0.05 HomeVEE calculated = -0.14 Not statistically significant, p > 0.05 Secondary

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High score equals unfavorable.

Eat bad
FavorableUnfavorableNo Effect
6 months Reassigned sample 191 mothers Unadjusted mean = 8.12 Unadjusted mean = 8.28 Mean difference = -0.16 HomeVEE calculated = -0.06 Not statistically significant, p > 0.05 Secondary

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High score equals unfavorable.

Eat right
FavorableUnfavorableNo Effect
6 months Reassigned sample 191 mothers Unadjusted mean = 6.21 Unadjusted mean = 6.10 Mean difference = 0.11 HomeVEE calculated = 0.04 Not statistically significant, p > 0.05 Secondary

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High score equals unfavorable.

Hospital stay
FavorableUnfavorableNo Effect
6 months Reassigned sample 191 mothers Unadjusted mean = 8.41 Unadjusted mean = 9.80 Mean difference = -1.39 HomeVEE calculated = -0.33 Statistically significant, p = 0.02 Secondary

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High score equals unfavorable.

Pregnancy problems
FavorableUnfavorableNo Effect
6 months Reassigned sample 191 mothers Unadjusted mean = 1.49 Unadjusted mean = 1.36 Mean difference = 0.13 HomeVEE calculated = 0.12 Not statistically significant, p > 0.05 Secondary

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High score equals unfavorable.

Prenatal care
FavorableUnfavorableNo Effect
6 months Reassigned sample 191 mothers Unadjusted mean = 9.90 Unadjusted mean = 9.73 Mean difference = 0.17 HomeVEE calculated = 0.05 Not statistically significant, p > 0.05 Secondary

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High score equals unfavorable.

Worries (birth outcome)
FavorableUnfavorableNo Effect
6 months Reassigned sample 191 mothers Unadjusted mean = 25.04 Unadjusted mean = 24.19 Mean difference = 0.85 HomeVEE calculated = 0.12 Not statistically significant, p > 0.05 Secondary

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Discomfort (birth outcome)

The difference between mother's expected discomfort during pregnancy and labor and what she actually experienced. Parent/caregiver report

Not applicable

Secondary

Eat bad

The frequency with which mothers ingested unhealthy items such as tobacco, alcoholic or caffeinated drinks, chips, and nonprescription drugs during pregnancy. Parent/caregiver report

Not applicable

Secondary

Eat right

The frequency with which mothers followed a healthy diet during pregnancy. Parent/caregiver report

Not applicable

Secondary

Hospital stay

The number of days the mother and her newborn were in the hospital around the time of delivery. Parent/caregiver report

Not applicable

Secondary

Pregnancy problems

The number of events that occurred during delivery such as drug treatment, use of forceps, episiotomy, cesarean section, induced labor, and breech delivery. Parent/caregiver report

Not applicable

Secondary

Prenatal care

The number of prenatal visits mothers had during their second and third trimesters. Parent/caregiver report

Not applicable

Secondary

Worries (birth outcome)

The worries scale assesses a mother's level of concern regarding being able to care for her newborns. The scale addresses issues such as feeding and caring for a sick child, and paying bills. Items were coded on a 4-point scale. Parent/caregiver report

Not applicable

Secondary
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Child Development and School Readiness

Outcomes Rated Moderate

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Outcome measure Effect Follow-up Timing Sample Sample Size Program Group Comparison Group Group Difference Effect size Statistical significance Outcome Type Notes
Activity (ITQ subscale)
FavorableUnfavorableNo Effect
6 months Reassigned sample 191 mothers Unadjusted mean = 48.05 Unadjusted mean = 50.19 Mean difference = -2.13 HomeVEE calculated = -0.23 Not statistically significant, p > 0.05 Primary

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High score equals unfavorable.

Distractibility (ITQ subscale)
FavorableUnfavorableNo Effect
6 months Reassigned sample 191 mothers Unadjusted mean = 24.11 Unadjusted mean = 24.59 Mean difference = -0.48 HomeVEE calculated = -0.07 Not statistically significant, p > 0.05 Primary

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High score equals unfavorable.

Mood (ITQ subscale)
FavorableUnfavorableNo Effect
6 months Reassigned sample 191 mothers Unadjusted mean = 22.05 Unadjusted mean = 23.91 Mean difference = -1.86 HomeVEE calculated = -0.39 Statistically significant, p = 0.01 Primary

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Infant Temperament Questionnaire (ITQ)

The Infant Temperament Questionnaire assesses a child's temperament. The researchers examined the following three subscales: level of activity, mood, and distractibility.

Parent/caregiver report

Not reported by author

Primary
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Child Health

Outcomes Rated Moderate

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Outcome measure Effect Follow-up Timing Sample Sample Size Program Group Comparison Group Group Difference Effect size Statistical significance Outcome Type Notes
Baby care (child welfare)
FavorableUnfavorableNo Effect
6 months Reassigned sample 191 mothers Unadjusted mean = 7.43 Unadjusted mean = 7.09 Mean difference = 0.34 HomeVEE calculated = 0.09 Not statistically significant, p > 0.05 Secondary
Birthweight (grams)
FavorableUnfavorableNo Effect
6 months Reassigned sample 191 mothers Unadjusted mean 3,396 = 3396.00 Unadjusted mean = 3255.00 Mean difference = 141.00 HomeVEE calculated = 0.21 Not statistically significant, p > 0.05 Secondary
Emergency (child welfare)
FavorableUnfavorableNo Effect
6 months Reassigned sample 191 mothers Unadjusted mean = 1.44 Unadjusted mean = 1.44 Mean difference = 0.00 HomeVEE calculated = 0.00 Not statistically significant, p > 0.05 Secondary

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High score equals unfavorable.

Health (child welfare)
FavorableUnfavorableNo Effect
6 months Reassigned sample 191 mothers Unadjusted mean = 5.62 Unadjusted mean = 5.43 Mean difference = 0.19 HomeVEE calculated = 0.06 Not statistically significant, p > 0.05 Secondary

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Baby care (child welfare)

The number of doctors visits for well baby care and vaccinations. Parent/caregiver report

Not applicable

Secondary

Birthweight (grams)

The infant’s reported birth weight in grams. Parent/caregiver report

Not applicable

Secondary

Emergency (child welfare)

The number of times an infant was taken to the emergency department. Parent/caregiver report

Not applicable

Secondary

Need care (child welfare)

The number of mothers whose child was removed from her care by a police office or social worker or was cared for by a neighbor as a result of the mother's neglect. Parent/caregiver report

Not applicable

Secondary
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Reductions in Child Maltreatment

Outcomes Rated Moderate

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Outcome measure Effect Follow-up Timing Sample Sample Size Program Group Comparison Group Group Difference Effect size Statistical significance Outcome Type Notes
Need care (child welfare)
FavorableUnfavorableNo Effect
6 months Reassigned sample 191 mothers Unadjusted mean = 2.08 Unadjusted mean = 2.06 Mean difference = 0.02 HomeVEE calculated = 0.07 Not statistically significant, p > 0.05 Secondary

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High score equals unfavorable.

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Health (child welfare)

The rating from minor to serious of eight common medical conditions (e.g., virus, rash, diarrhea) that the infant experienced. Parent/caregiver report

Not applicable

Secondary
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