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

Last updated: July 2016

Effects Shown in Research & Outcome Measure Details

Reductions in Child Maltreatment

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
Number of emergency room visits for injuries
FavorableUnfavorableNo Effect
28 months after assignment EHS-HBO impact study 941 mothers Adjusted mean = 0.30 Adjusted mean = 0.30 Mean difference = 0.00 HomeVEE calculated = 0.00 Not statistically significant,
p > 0.05
Secondary
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ER visits due to accident or injury

Percentage of children who had visited an ER because of accident or injury 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 Program Group Comparison Group Group Difference Effect size Statistical significance Outcome Type Notes
Child witnessed violence
FavorableUnfavorableNo Effect
Age 5 Home-based program approach Not reported Not reported Not reported Study reported = -0.02 Not statistically significant, p > 0.05 Secondary

footnote238

Submitted by user on Fri, 03/15/2019 - 14:29

Negative value favors the intervention.

Percent spanked last week
FavorableUnfavorableNo Effect
Age 5 Home-based program approach Not reported Not reported Not reported Study reported = -0.06 Not statistically significant, p > 0.05 Secondary

footnote238

Submitted by user on Fri, 03/15/2019 - 14:29

Negative value favors the intervention.

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Child witnessed violence

Parent survey response. Parent survey

Not reported by author

Secondary

Percent spanked last week

Percentage of parents who spanked their child in the prior week. Parent survey

Not reported by author

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 Notes
Physical punishment (24 months)
FavorableUnfavorableNo Effect
24 months one site from larger EHS evaluation Not reported Not reported coeff = 0.04 Not available Not statistically significant, p > 0.05 Secondary

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Submitted by user on Fri, 03/15/2019 - 14:29

High score equals unfavorable.

Physical punishment (36 months)
FavorableUnfavorableNo Effect
36 months one site from larger EHS evaluation Not reported Not reported coeff = -0.22 Not available Statistically significant, p < 0.05 Secondary

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Submitted by user on Fri, 03/15/2019 - 14:29

Higher score equals unfavorable; Note that this outcome measures the incremental impact between 24 months and 36 months

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Physical punishment

Whether or not the child had been “spanked” in the last week, and if so, how many times Parent/caregiver report

Not reported by author

Secondary
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