Childhood Asthma Prevention Study (CAPS)

Last updated: October 2012

Effects Shown in Research & Outcome Measure Details

Positive Parenting Practices

Outcomes Rated High

Childhood Asthma Prevention Study (CAPS)
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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
HOME score
FavorableUnfavorableNo Effect
12 months Denver, Colorado sample 137 parents Mean = 36.66 Mean = 36.64 Mean difference = 0.02 Not available Not statistically significant, p = 0.94 Primary
Asthma knowledge score
FavorableUnfavorableNo Effect
12 months Denver, Colorado sample 150 parents Mean = 5.20 Mean = 4.84 Mean difference = 0.36 Not available Statistically significant, p = 0.04 Primary
Cat dander
FavorableUnfavorableNo Effect
12 months Denver, Colorado sample 140 parents = 0.33 = 0.26 Mean difference = 0.07 HomeVEE calculated = 0.20 Not statistically significant, p = 0.25 Primary
Cockroach allergen
FavorableUnfavorableNo Effect
12 months Denver, Colorado sample 140 parents = 0.01 = 0.13 Mean difference = -0.12 HomeVEE calculated = -1.62 Statistically significant, p = 0.03 Primary
Collaborative relationship score
FavorableUnfavorableNo Effect
12 months Denver, Colorado sample 146 parents Mean = 6.13 Mean = 5.81 Mean difference = 0.33 Not available Statistically significant, p = 0.04 Primary
Dog dander
FavorableUnfavorableNo Effect
12 months Denver, Colorado sample 141 parents = 0.13 = 0.24 Mean difference = -0.11 HomeVEE calculated = -0.45 Not statistically significant, p = -.07 Primary
Show Study Outcome Measure Summary
Outcome Measure Outcome Measure Description Collection method Properties Outcome Type Operations links

HOME score

The Home Observation for Measurement of the Environment inventory (0-3 years) assesses parent-child interactions. Observational assessment

Interrater reliability was 93.2%

Primary

Cat dander

Percentage of homes in which the presence of cat dander was higher than the standard cut-off levels. House dust collection

Not applicable

Primary

Cockroach allergen

Percentage of homes in which the presence of cockroach allergen was higher than the standard cut-off levels. House dust collection

Not applicable

Primary

Dog dander

Percentage of homes in which the presence of dog dander was higher than the standard cut-off levels. House dust collection

Not applicable

Primary

Family Asthma Management System Scale--asthma knowledge and collaborative relationship subscales

The scale was adapted to assesses the caregiver's illness management practices with a wheezing infant. The authors used the asthma knowledge and collaborative relationship with medical care provider subscales. Items were coded on a 9-point scale. Parent/caregiver report

Interrater reliability ranged from 0.82-0.96 for the asthma knowledge subscale and from 0.79-0.96 for the collaborative relationship subscale

Primary
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