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

Last updated: July 2016

Effects Shown in Research & Outcome Measure Details

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Outcomes Rated High

Early Head Start–Home-Based Option (EHS-HBO)
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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
Any family health services
FavorableUnfavorableNo 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
Secondary
Any family mental health services
FavorableUnfavorableNo 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
Secondary
Identification of child’s disability
FavorableUnfavorableNo 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
Secondary
Services for child with disability
FavorableUnfavorableNo 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
Secondary
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Outcome Measure Outcome Measure Description Collection method Properties Outcome Type Operations links

Any family health services

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

Not applicable

Secondary

Any family mental health services

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

Not applicable

Secondary

Identification of child’s disability

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

Not applicable

Secondary

Services for child with disability

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

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 Program Group Comparison Group Group Difference Effect size Statistical significance Outcome Type
Any education-related services
FavorableUnfavorableNo 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
Secondary
Any employment-related services
FavorableUnfavorableNo 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
Secondary
Housing assistance
FavorableUnfavorableNo 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
Secondary
Transportation assistance
FavorableUnfavorableNo 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
Secondary
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Outcome Measure Outcome Measure Description Collection method Properties Outcome Type Operations links

Any education-related services

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

Not applicable

Secondary

Any employment-related services

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

Not applicable

Secondary

Housing assistance

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

Not applicable

Secondary

Transportation assistance

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

Not applicable

Secondary
Early Head Start–Home-Based Option (EHS-HBO)
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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
Any education-related services
FavorableUnfavorableNo 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 Secondary
Any employment-related services
FavorableUnfavorableNo 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 Secondary
Any family health services
FavorableUnfavorableNo 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
Secondary
Any family mental health services
FavorableUnfavorableNo 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
Secondary
Housing assistance
FavorableUnfavorableNo 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
Secondary
Identification of child’s disability
FavorableUnfavorableNo 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 Secondary
Services for child with disability
FavorableUnfavorableNo 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 Secondary
Transportation assistance
FavorableUnfavorableNo 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 Secondary
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Outcome Measure Outcome Measure Description Collection method Properties Outcome Type Operations links

Any education-related services

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

Not applicable

Secondary

Any employment-related services

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

Not applicable

Secondary

Any family health services

No description provided Parent report

Not applicable

Secondary

Any family mental health services

No description provided Parent report

Not applicable

Secondary

Housing assistance

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

Not applicable

Secondary

Identification of child’s disability

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

Not applicable

Secondary

Services for child with disability

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

Not applicable

Secondary

Transportation assistance

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

Not applicable

Secondary
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