Early Start (New Zealand) Meets HHS Criteria

Last updated: 2011

Effects shown in research & outcome measure details

Reductions in child maltreatment

Findings rated moderate

Early Start (New Zealand)
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Outcome measure Effect Follow-up timing Sample Sample size Intervention group Comparison group Group difference Effect size Statistical significance Notes
Percent attended hospital for accident/injury or accidental poisoning
FavorableUnfavorable or ambiguousNo Effect
36 months Christchurch sample 382 children % = 17.50 % = 26.30 = -8.80 Study reported = 0.22 Statistically significant, p < 0.05

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

High score equals unfavorable.

Percent severe/very severe physical assault by any parent (Conflict Tactics Scale)
FavorableUnfavorable or ambiguousNo Effect
36 months Christchurch sample 388 families % = 4.40 % = 11.70 = -7.30 Study reported = 0.26 Statistically significant, p < 0.05

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

High score equals unfavorable.

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Outcome measure Outcome measure description Collection method Properties Operations links

Percent attended hospital for accident/injury or accidental poisoning

The percentage of children who attended the hospital for accidents/injuries or accidental poisonings within the past 36 months

Review of medical records

Not applicable

Percent attended hospital for accident/injury or accidental poisoning

The percentage of children who attended the hospital for accident/injury or accidental poisoning Parent/caregiver report

Not applicable

Percent severe/very severe physical assault by any parent (Conflict Tactics Scale)

The Severe/Very Severe assault subscales of the Parent-Child Conflict Tactics Scale was used to assess child abuse/neglect.

Parent/caregiver report

Not reported by author.

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