Early Head Start–Home-Based Option (EHS-HBO) Meets HHS Criteria

Last updated: July 2016

Effects Shown in Research & Outcome Measure Details

Child Health

Outcomes Rated High

Early Head Start–Home-Based Option (EHS-HBO)
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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
Any child health services
FavorableUnfavorable or ambiguousNo Effect
28 months after assignment EHS-HBO impact study 941 mothers % = 100.00 % = 99.80 = 0.20 Not Applicable Not statistically significant,
p > 0.05
Secondary
Any dentist visits
FavorableUnfavorable or ambiguousNo Effect
28 months after assignment EHS-HBO impact study 941 mothers % = 27.10 % = 28.10 = -1.00 HomeVEE calculated = -0.03 Not statistically significant,
p > 0.05
Secondary
Any doctor visits
FavorableUnfavorable or ambiguousNo Effect
28 months after assignment EHS-HBO impact study 941 mothers % = 99.00 % = 98.70 = 0.30 HomeVEE calculated = 0.16 Not statistically significant,
p > 0.05
Secondary
Any emergency room visits
FavorableUnfavorable or ambiguousNo Effect
28 months after assignment EHS-HBO impact study 941 mothers % = 53.40 % = 56.00 = -2.60 HomeVEE calculated = -0.06 Not statistically significant,
p > 0.05
Secondary
Any immunizations
FavorableUnfavorable or ambiguousNo Effect
28 months after assignment EHS-HBO impact study 941 mothers % = 99.10 % = 98.50 = 0.70 HomeVEE calculated = 0.31 Not statistically significant,
p > 0.05
Secondary
Any screening tests
FavorableUnfavorable or ambiguousNo Effect
28 months after assignment EHS-HBO impact study 941 mothers % = 62.40 % = 61.00 = 1.40 HomeVEE calculated = 0.04 Not statistically significant,
p > 0.05
Secondary
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Outcome Measure Outcome Measure Description Collection Method Properties Outcome Type Operations links

Any child health services

No description provided Parent report

Not applicable

Secondary

Any dentist visits

No description provided Parent report

Not applicable

Secondary

Any doctor visits

No description provided Parent report

Not applicable

Secondary

Any emergency room visits

No description provided Parent report

Not applicable

Secondary

Any immunizations

No description provided Parent report

Not applicable

Secondary

Any screening tests

No description provided Parent report

Not applicable

Secondary

Outcomes Rated Moderate

Early Head Start–Home-Based Option (EHS-HBO)
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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
Child’s health status
FavorableUnfavorable or ambiguousNo Effect
Age 3 EHS-HBO impact sample 950 children Adjusted mean = 4.00 Adjusted mean = 4.00 Mean difference = 0.00 Study reported = -0.04 Not statistically significant,
p > 0.05
Secondary
Percentage of children in fair or poor health
FavorableUnfavorable or ambiguousNo Effect
Age 3 EHS-HBO impact sample 950 children % = 9.80 % = 9.60 Mean difference = 0.20 Study reported = 0.01 Not statistically significant,
p > 0.05
Secondary
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Child’s health status

The child health status was rated on a five-point scale of 1 (poor) to 5 (excellent). Parent/caregiver report

Not applicable

Secondary

Percentage of children in fair or poor health

Percentage of children who were reported to be in fair or poor health Parent/caregiver report

Not applicable

Secondary
Early Head Start–Home-Based Option (EHS-HBO)
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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
Any child health services
FavorableUnfavorable or ambiguousNo Effect
7 to 16 months after assignment EHS-HBO impact sample 1059 mothers % = 99.10 % = 99.60 = -0.50 HomeVEE calculated = -0.05 Not statistically significant,
p > 0.05
Secondary
Any dentist visits
FavorableUnfavorable or ambiguousNo Effect
7 to 16 months after assignment EHS-HBO impact sample 1059 mothers % = 10.70 % = 10.80 = -0.10 HomeVEE calculated = -0.01 Not statistically significant,
p > 0.05
Secondary
Any doctor visits
FavorableUnfavorable or ambiguousNo Effect
7 to 16 months after assignment EHS-HBO impact sample 1059 mothers % = 93.60 % = 93.40 = 0.20 HomeVEE calculated = 0.02 Not statistically significant,
p > 0.05
Secondary
Any emergency room visits
FavorableUnfavorable or ambiguousNo Effect
7 to 16 months after assignment EHS-HBO impact sample 1059 mothers % = 41.30 % = 43.20 = -1.90 HomeVEE calculated = -0.05 Not statistically significant,
p > 0.05
Secondary
Any immunizations
FavorableUnfavorable or ambiguousNo Effect
7 to 16 months after assignment EHS-HBO impact sample 1059 mothers % = 96.30 % = 97.90 = -1.60 HomeVEE calculated = -0.35 Not statistically significant,
p > 0.05
Secondary
Any screening tests
FavorableUnfavorable or ambiguousNo Effect
7 to 16 months after assignment EHS-HBO impact sample 1059 mothers % = 52.40 % = 49.40 = 3.00 HomeVEE calculated = 0.07 Not statistically significant,
p > 0.05
Secondary
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Outcome Measure Outcome Measure Description Collection Method Properties Outcome Type Operations links

Any child health services

No description provided Parent report

Not applicable

Secondary

Any dentist visits

No description provided Parent report

Not applicable

Secondary

Any doctor visits

No description provided Parent report

Not applicable

Secondary

Any emergency room visits

No description provided Parent report

Not applicable

Secondary

Any immunizations

No description provided Parent report

Not applicable

Secondary

Any screening tests

No description provided Parent report

Not applicable

Secondary
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