Early Head Start Home-Based Option Meets HHS Criteria

Model effectiveness research report last updated: 2016

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Findings rated high

Early Head Start Home-Based Option
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Outcome measure Effect Follow-up timing Sample Sample size Intervention group Comparison group Group difference Effect size Statistical significance
Any family health services
FavorableUnfavorable or ambiguousNo Effect
28 months after assignment EHS-HBO impact study 941 mothers % = 100.00 % = 100.00 = 0.00 Not Applicable Not statistically significant, p ≥ 0.05
Any family mental health services
FavorableUnfavorable or ambiguousNo Effect
28 months after assignment EHS-HBO impact study 941 mothers % = 23.90 % = 21.00 = 2.90 HomeVEE calculated = 0.10 Not statistically significant, p ≥ 0.05
Identification of child’s disability
FavorableUnfavorable or ambiguousNo Effect
28 months after assignment EHS-HBO impact study 941 mothers % = 7.60 % = 5.00 = 2.70 HomeVEE calculated = -0.05 Not statistically significant, p ≥ 0.05
Services for child with disability
FavorableUnfavorable or ambiguousNo Effect
28 months after assignment EHS-HBO impact study 941 mothers % = 5.30 % = 3.70 Mean difference = 1.50 HomeVEE calculated = -0.06 Not statistically significant, p ≥ 0.05
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Outcome measure Outcome measure description Collection method Properties

Any family health services

Percentage of families that had received any family health services Parent interview

Not applicable

Any family mental health services

Percentage of families that had received any family mental health services Parent interview

Not applicable

Identification of child’s disability

Percentage of children identified as having a disability Parent/caregiver report

Not applicable

Services for child with disability

Percentage of families that received early intervention servicesfor a child with a disability Parent interview

Not applicable

Findings rated moderate

Early Head Start Home-Based Option
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Outcome measure Effect Follow-up timing Sample Sample size Intervention group Comparison group Group difference Effect size Statistical significance
Any education-related services
FavorableUnfavorable or ambiguousNo Effect
28 months after assignment EHS-HBO impact study 941 mothers % = 86.90 % = 50.80 = 36.10 HomeVEE calculated = 1.13 Statistically significant,
p < 0.01
Any employment-related services
FavorableUnfavorable or ambiguousNo Effect
28 months after assignment EHS-HBO impact study 941 mothers % = 77.30 % = 47.10 = 30.20 HomeVEE calculated = 0.81 Statistically significant,
p < 0.01
Housing assistance
FavorableUnfavorable or ambiguousNo Effect
28 months after assignment EHS-HBO impact study 941 mothers % = 65.70 % = 64.10 = 1.60 HomeVEE calculated = 0.04 Not statistically significant, p ≥ 0.05
Transportation assistance
FavorableUnfavorable or ambiguousNo Effect
28 months after assignment EHS-HBO impact study 941 mothers % = 32.00 % = 23.90 = 8.10 HomeVEE calculated = 0.24 Statistically significant,
p < 0.01
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Outcome measure Outcome measure description Collection method Properties

Any education-related services

Indicates whether the family reported receiving any education-related services from the EHS program Parent interview

Not applicable

Any employment-related services

Indicates whether the family reported receiving help finding a job from the EHS program Parent interview

Not applicable

Housing assistance

Indicates whether the family reported receiving housing assistance from the EHS program Parent interview

Not applicable

Transportation assistance

Indicates whether the family reported receiving trasnporation assistance from the EHS program Parent interview

Not applicable

Early Head Start Home-Based Option
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Outcome measure Effect Follow-up timing Sample Sample size Intervention group Comparison group Group difference Effect size Statistical significance
Any education-related services
FavorableUnfavorable or ambiguousNo Effect
7 to 16 months after assignment EHS-HBO impact study 1059 mothers % = 83.40 % = 45.20 = 38.20 Study reported = 1.09 Statistically significant, p < 0.01
Any employment-related services
FavorableUnfavorable or ambiguousNo Effect
7 to 16 months after assignment EHS-HBO impact study 1059 mothers % = 71.60 % = 32.60 = 39.00 Study reported = 1.00 Statistically significant, p < 0.01
Any family health services
FavorableUnfavorable or ambiguousNo Effect
7 to 16 months after assignment EHS-HBO impact study 1059 mothers % = 97.60 % = 98.20 = -0.60 Study reported = -0.18 Not statistically significant, p ≥ 0.05
Any family mental health services
FavorableUnfavorable or ambiguousNo Effect
7 to 16 months after assignment EHS-HBO impact study 1059 mothers % = 19.70 % = 18.40 = 1.30 Study reported = 0.05 Not statistically significant, p ≥ 0.05
Housing assistance
FavorableUnfavorable or ambiguousNo Effect
7 to 16 months after assignment EHS-HBO impact study 1059 mothers % = 55.60 % = 54.20 = 1.40 Study reported = 0.03 Not statistically significant, p ≥ 0.05
Identification of child’s disability
FavorableUnfavorable or ambiguousNo Effect
7 to 16 months after assignment EHS-HBO impact study 1059 mothers % = 5.10 % = 2.50 = 2.60 Study reported = 0.45 Statistically significant, p < 0.05
Services for child with disability
FavorableUnfavorable or ambiguousNo Effect
7 to 16 months after assignment EHS-HBO impact study 1059 mothers % = 3.80 % = 1.70 = 2.10 Study reported = 0.50 Statistically significant, p < 0.05
Transportation assistance
FavorableUnfavorable or ambiguousNo Effect
7 to 16 months after assignment EHS-HBO impact study 1059 mothers % = 29.80 % = 20.70 = 9.10 Study reported = 0.29 Statistically significant, p < 0.01
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Outcome measure Outcome measure description Collection method Properties

Any education-related services

Indicates whether the family reported receiving any education-related services from the EHS program Parent interview

Not applicable

Any employment-related services

Indicates whether the family reported receiving help finding a job from the EHS program Parent interview

Not applicable

Any family health services

No description provided Parent report

Not applicable

Any family mental health services

No description provided Parent report

Not applicable

Housing assistance

Indicates whether the family reported receiving housing assistance from the EHS program Parent interview

Not applicable

Identification of child’s disability

Indicates whether the family reported that a child’s disability was identified Parent interview

Not applicable

Services for child with disability

Indicates whether the family reported receiving services for a child with a disability Parent interview

Not applicable

Transportation assistance

Indicates whether the family reported receiving trasnporation assistance from the EHS program Parent interview

Not applicable

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