Early Start (New Zealand) Meets HHS Criteria

Last updated: July 2014

Effects Shown in Research & Outcome Measure Details

Child Health

Outcomes Rated Moderate

Early Start (New Zealand)
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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
Number of home safety features
FavorableUnfavorableNo Effect
36 months Christchurch sample 388 children Unadjusted mean = 5.20 Unadjusted mean = 4.90 Mean difference = 0.30 Study reported = 0.17 Not statistically significant, p > 0.05 Secondary
Number of visits made to family doctor in past 36 months
FavorableUnfavorableNo Effect
36 months Christchurch sample 388 children Unadjusted mean = 23.50 Unadjusted mean = 20.70 = 2.80 Study reported = 0.24 Statistically significant, p < 0.05 Primary
Percent attended hospital for any other reason
FavorableUnfavorableNo Effect
36 months Christchurch sample 382 children % = 68.40 % = 74.20 = -9.80 Study reported = 0.13 Not statistically significant, p > 0.05 Primary

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

High score equals unfavorable.

Percent breastfed for six months or more
FavorableUnfavorableNo Effect
36 months Christchurch sample 388 children % = 31.30 % = 34.10 = -2.80 Study reported = -0.05 Not statistically significant, p > 0.05 Secondary
Percent of children up to date with immunizations
FavorableUnfavorableNo Effect
36 months Christchurch sample 388 children % = 92.50 % = 91.90 = 0.60 Study reported = 0.24 Not statistically significant, p > 0.05 Primary
Percent of children up to date with well-child checks
FavorableUnfavorableNo Effect
36 months Christchurch sample 388 children % = 41.90 % = 30.10 = 11.80 Study reported = 0.24 Statistically significant, p < 0.05 Primary
Percent with dental service
FavorableUnfavorableNo Effect
36 months Christchurch sample 391 children % = 72.30 % = 62.80 = 9.50 Study reported = 0.20 Statistically significant, p < 0.05 Secondary
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Outcome Measure Outcome Measure Description Collection method Properties Outcome Type Operations links

Number of home safety features

The number of safety features present in the home including working smoke alarms; plug protectors on electric sockets; childproof latches on cupboards; locked medicine cabinet/safe storage of medicines; safe storage for poisons; hot water temperature set at 60°C or lower; fireguards for open fires, log burners, or heaters; and an escape route planned in case of fire. Parent/caregiver report

Not applicable

Secondary

Number of visits made to family doctor in past 36 months

Mean number of visits to family doctor within the past 36 months Parent/caregiver report

Not applicable

Primary

Number of visits made to family doctor in past 36 months

Mean number of visits to family doctor within the past 36 months Parent/caregiver report

Not applicable

Primary

Percent attended hospital for any other reason

The percentage of children who attended the hospital for reasons other than accident/injury in the past 36 months Review of medical records

Not applicable

Primary

Percent breastfed for six months or more

The percentage of children who were breastfed for six months or more. Parent/caregiver report

Not applicable

Secondary

Percent of children up to date with immunizations

The percentage of children who were up to date with immunizations. Review of medical records

Not applicable

Primary

Percent of children up to date with well-child checks

The percentage of children who were up to date with well-child checks Review of medical records

Not applicable

Primary

Percent of children up to date with well-child checks

The percentage of children who were up to date with well-child checks Parent/caregiver report

Not applicable

Primary

Percent smoke-free home/smoke-free area

The percentage of homes that were always smoke-free within the past 36 months Parent/caregiver report

Not applicable

Secondary

Percent with dental service

The percentage of children enrolled to receive free dental service Parent/caregiver report

Not applicable

Secondary

Percent with dental service

The percentage of children enrolled to receive free dental service Parent/caregiver report

Not applicable

Secondary
Early Start (New Zealand)
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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
Number of home safety features
FavorableUnfavorableNo Effect
36 months Christchurch sample 388 children Unadjusted mean = 5.20 Unadjusted mean = 4.90 Mean difference = 0.30 Study reported = 0.17 Not statistically significant, p > 0.05 Secondary
Number of visits made to family doctor in past 36 months
FavorableUnfavorableNo Effect
36 months Christchurch sample 388 children Unadjusted mean = 23.50 Unadjusted mean = 20.70 = 2.80 Study reported = 0.24 Statistically significant, p < 0.05 Primary
Percent attended hospital for any other reason
FavorableUnfavorableNo Effect
36 months Christchurch sample 382 children % = 68.40 % = 74.20 = -9.80 Study reported = 0.13 Not statistically significant, p > 0.05 Primary

footnote150

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

High score equals unfavorable.

Percent breastfed for six months or more
FavorableUnfavorableNo Effect
36 months Christchurch sample 388 children % = 31.30 % = 34.10 = -2.80 Study reported = -0.05 Not statistically significant, p > 0.05 Secondary
Percent of children up to date with immunizations
FavorableUnfavorableNo Effect
36 months Christchurch sample 388 children % = 92.50 % = 91.90 = 0.60 Study reported = 0.24 Not statistically significant, p > 0.05 Primary
Percent of children up to date with well-child checks
FavorableUnfavorableNo Effect
36 months Christchurch sample 388 children % = 41.90 % = 30.10 = 11.80 Study reported = 0.24 Statistically significant, p < 0.05 Primary
Percent with dental service
FavorableUnfavorableNo Effect
36 months Christchurch sample 391 children % = 72.30 % = 62.80 = 9.50 Study reported = 0.20 Statistically significant, p < 0.05 Secondary
Show Study Outcome Measure Summary
Outcome Measure Outcome Measure Description Collection method Properties Outcome Type Operations links

Number of home safety features

The number of safety features present in the home including working smoke alarms; plug protectors on electric sockets; childproof latches on cupboards; locked medicine cabinet/safe storage of medicines; safe storage for poisons; hot water temperature set at 60°C or lower; fireguards for open fires, log burners, or heaters; and an escape route planned in case of fire. Parent/caregiver report

Not applicable

Secondary

Number of visits made to family doctor in past 36 months

Mean number of visits to family doctor within the past 36 months Parent/caregiver report

Not applicable

Primary

Number of visits made to family doctor in past 36 months

Mean number of visits to family doctor within the past 36 months Parent/caregiver report

Not applicable

Primary

Percent attended hospital for any other reason

The percentage of children who attended the hospital for reasons other than accident/injury in the past 36 months Review of medical records

Not applicable

Primary

Percent breastfed for six months or more

The percentage of children who were breastfed for six months or more. Parent/caregiver report

Not applicable

Secondary

Percent of children up to date with immunizations

The percentage of children who were up to date with immunizations. Review of medical records

Not applicable

Primary

Percent of children up to date with well-child checks

The percentage of children who were up to date with well-child checks Review of medical records

Not applicable

Primary

Percent of children up to date with well-child checks

The percentage of children who were up to date with well-child checks Parent/caregiver report

Not applicable

Primary

Percent smoke-free home/smoke-free area

The percentage of homes that were always smoke-free within the past 36 months Parent/caregiver report

Not applicable

Secondary

Percent with dental service

The percentage of children enrolled to receive free dental service Parent/caregiver report

Not applicable

Secondary

Percent with dental service

The percentage of children enrolled to receive free dental service Parent/caregiver report

Not applicable

Secondary
Early Start (New Zealand) – Māori subgroup
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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 visits made to family doctor in past 36 months
FavorableUnfavorableNo Effect
36 months Tribal/Māori sample 151 families Unadjusted mean = 22.00 Unadjusted mean = 23.20 Mean difference = -1.20 HomeVEE calculated = -0.10 Not statistically significant,
p > 0.05
Primary
Percent of children up to date with well-child checks
FavorableUnfavorableNo Effect
36 months Tribal/Māori sample 151 families = 0.38 = 0.32 Mean difference = 6.20 HomeVEE calculated = 0.16 Not statistically significant,
p > 0.05
Primary
Percent with dental service
FavorableUnfavorableNo Effect
36 months Tribal/Māori sample 151 families = 0.68 = 0.60 Mean difference = 8.40 HomeVEE calculated = 0.22 Not statistically significant,
p > 0.05
Secondary
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Early Start (New Zealand) – Māori subgroup
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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 visits made to family doctor in past 36 months
FavorableUnfavorableNo Effect
36 months Tribal/Māori sample 151 families Unadjusted mean = 22.00 Unadjusted mean = 23.20 Mean difference = -1.20 HomeVEE calculated = -0.10 Not statistically significant,
p > 0.05
Primary
Percent of children up to date with well-child checks
FavorableUnfavorableNo Effect
36 months Tribal/Māori sample 151 families = 0.38 = 0.32 Mean difference = 6.20 HomeVEE calculated = 0.16 Not statistically significant,
p > 0.05
Primary
Percent with dental service
FavorableUnfavorableNo Effect
36 months Tribal/Māori sample 151 families = 0.68 = 0.60 Mean difference = 8.40 HomeVEE calculated = 0.22 Not statistically significant,
p > 0.05
Secondary
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