Family Connects Meets HHS Criteria

Last updated: October 2014

Effects Shown in Research & Outcome Measure Details

Child Health

Outcomes Rated Moderate

Family Connects
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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
No. of emergency department visits, birth to 12 months (hospital records)
FavorableUnfavorableNo Effect
birth to 12 months Interviewed subsample, 7/2009-12/2010 births 531 families Unadjusted mean = 0.68 Unadjusted mean = 0.83 Mean difference = -0.15 Not available Not statistically significant,
p = 0.22
Primary
No. of overnights in hospital, birth to 12 months (hospital records)
FavorableUnfavorableNo Effect
birth to 12 months Interviewed subsample, 7/2009-12/2010 births 531 families Unadjusted mean = 0.11 Unadjusted mean = 0.74 Mean difference = -0.63 Study reported = 0.27 Statistically significant, p<0.001 Primary
No. of total emergency medical care episodes, 6 to 12 months (hospital records)
FavorableUnfavorableNo Effect
6 to 12 months Interviewed subsample, 7/2009-12/2010 births 531 families Unadjusted mean = 0.36 Unadjusted mean = 0.52 Mean difference = -0.16 Study reported = 0.14 Statistically significant,
p = 0.03
Primary
No. of total emergency medical care episodes, birth to 12 months (hospital records)
FavorableUnfavorableNo Effect
birth to 12 months Interviewed subsample, 7/2009-12/2010 births 531 families Unadjusted mean = 0.78 Unadjusted mean = 1.57 Mean difference = -0.79 Study reported = 0.28 Statistically significant, p<0.001 Primary
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Outcome Measure Outcome Measure Description Collection method Properties Outcome Type Operations links

No. of emergency department visits, birth to 12 months (hospital records)

Number of ED visits since initial hospital discharge Hospital records

Not applicable

Primary

No. of emergency department visits, birth to 12 months (hospital records)

Number of ED visits since initial hospital discharge Hospital records

Not applicable

Primary

No. of emergency department visits, birth to 12 months (hospital records)

Number of ED visits since initial hospital discharge Hospital records

Not applicable

Primary

No. of overnights in hospital, birth to 12 months (hospital records)

Number of hospital overnights, excluding overnights for birth-related medical care Hospital records

Not applicable

Primary
Family Connects
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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
Did not have emergency medical care episodes (hospital records), proportion
FavorableUnfavorableNo Effect
Infant Age 6 months Interviewed subsample, 7/2009-12/2010 births 531 families Unadjusted proportion = 0.74 Unadjusted proportion = 0.72 Mean difference = 0.02 HomeVEE calculated = 0.06 Not statistically significant, p=0.50 Primary
Did not have emergency medical care episodes (parent report) proportion
FavorableUnfavorableNo Effect
Infant Age 6 months Interviewed subsample, 7/2009-12/2010 births 531 families Unadjusted proportion = 0.50 Unadjusted proportion = 0.51 Mean difference = -0.01 HomeVEE calculated = -0.03 Not statistically significant, p=0.70 Secondary
Most recent well-baby visit within past month
FavorableUnfavorableNo Effect
Infant Age 6 months Interviewed subsample, 7/2009-12/2010 births 531 families Unadjusted proportion = 0.70 Unadjusted proportion = 0.67 OR = 1.12 HomeVEE calculated = 0.07 Not statistically significant,
p = 0.54
Secondary
No. of emergency department visits (hospital records)
FavorableUnfavorableNo Effect
Infant Age 6 months Interviewed subsample, 7/2009-12/2010 births 531 families Unadjusted mean = 0.32 Unadjusted mean = 0.39 Mean difference = 0.14 HomeVEE calculated = -0.09 Not statistically significant,
p = 0.36
Primary
No. of emergency medical visits (parent report)
FavorableUnfavorableNo Effect
Infant Age 6 months Interviewed subsample, 7/2009-12/2010 births 531 families Unadjusted mean = 0.82 Unadjusted mean = 0.98 Mean difference = 0.17 HomeVEE calculated = -0.12 Not statistically significant,
p = 0.07
Secondary
No. of overnights in hospital (parent report)
FavorableUnfavorableNo Effect
Infant Age 6 months Interviewed subsample, 7/2009-12/2010 births 531 families Unadjusted mean = 0.08 Unadjusted mean = 0.40 Mean difference = 1.60 Study reported = 0.20 Statistically significant, p<0.001 Secondary
No. of total emergency medical care episodes (hospital records)
FavorableUnfavorableNo Effect
Infant Age 6 months Interviewed subsample, 7/2009-12/2010 births 531 families Unadjusted mean = 0.43 Unadjusted mean = 1.05 Mean difference = 0.91 Study reported = 0.26 Statistically significant, p<0.001 Primary
No. of total emergency medical care episodes (parent report)
FavorableUnfavorableNo Effect
Infant Age 6 months Interviewed subsample, 7/2009-12/2010 births 531 families Unadjusted mean = 0.89 Unadjusted mean = 1.37 Mean difference = 0.40 Study reported = 0.21 Statistically significant, p<0.001 Secondary
Three or more emergency medical care episodes (hospital records), proportion
FavorableUnfavorableNo Effect
Infant Age 6 months Interviewed subsample, 7/2009-12/2010 births 531 families Unadjusted proportion = 0.03 Unadjusted proportion = 0.09 Mean difference = -0.05 HomeVEE calculated = -0.65 Statistically significant, p<0.01 Primary
Three or more emergency medical care episodes (parent report), proportion
FavorableUnfavorableNo Effect
Infant Age 6 months Interviewed subsample, 7/2009-12/2010 births 531 families Unadjusted proportion = 0.09 Unadjusted proportion = 0.13 Mean difference = -0.04 HomeVEE calculated = -0.26 Statistically significant, p<0.01 Secondary
Two or more emergency medical care episodes (hospital records), proportion
FavorableUnfavorableNo Effect
Infant Age 6 months Interviewed subsample, 7/2009-12/2010 births 531 families Unadjusted proportion = 0.10 Unadjusted proportion = 0.15 Mean difference = -0.06 HomeVEE calculated = -0.31 Statistically significant, p<0.01 Primary
Two or more emergency medical care episodes (parent report), proportion
FavorableUnfavorableNo Effect
Infant Age 6 months Interviewed subsample, 7/2009-12/2010 births 531 families Unadjusted proportion = 0.21 Unadjusted proportion = 0.25 Mean difference = -0.04 HomeVEE calculated = -0.13 Not statistically significant, p=0.13 Secondary
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Outcome Measure Outcome Measure Description Collection method Properties Outcome Type Operations links

Did not have emergency medical care episodes (hospital records), proportion

Proportion of families with no emergency medical care episodes (emergency department visits plus hospital overnights) by age 6 months Administrative records

Not applicable

Primary

Did not have emergency medical care episodes (parent report) proportion

Proportion of families with no emergency medical care episodes (emergency pediatric visits plus emergency department visits plus hospital overnights) by age 6 months Parent report

Not applicable

Secondary

Most recent well-baby visit within past month

Date of the most recent well-baby primary care visit. Responses were recoded as 0 (more than one month ago) or 1 (within the past month) Parent report

Not applicable

Secondary

No. of emergency department visits (hospital records)

Average number of emergency department visits per family by age 6 months Administrative records

Not applicable

Primary

No. of emergency medical visits (parent report)

Infant's number of emergency medical visits to any hospital for non-birth related medical care in the past 3 months Parent report

Not applicable

Secondary

No. of overnights in hospital (parent report)

Infant's number of overnights in any hospital for non-birth related medical care in the past three months Parent report

Not applicable

Secondary

No. of total emergency medical care episodes (hospital records)

Average number of emergency medical care episodes (emergency department visits plus hospital overnights) per family by age 6 months Administrative records

Not applicable

Primary

No. of total emergency medical care episodes (parent report)

Average number of emergency medical care episodes (emergency pediatric visits plus emergency department visits plus hospital overnights) per family by age 6 months Parent report

Not applicable

Secondary

Three or more emergency medical care episodes (hospital records), proportion

Proportion of families with three or more emergency medical care episodes (emergency department visits plus hospital overnights) by age 6 months Administrative records

Not applicable

Primary

Three or more emergency medical care episodes (parent report), proportion

Proportion of families with three or more emergency medical care episodes (emergency pediatric visits plus emergency department visits plus hospital overnights) by age 6 months Parent report

Not applicable

Secondary

Two or more emergency medical care episodes (hospital records), proportion

Proportion of families with two or more emergency medical care episodes (emergency department visits plus hospital overnights) by age 6 months Administrative records

Not applicable

Primary

Two or more emergency medical care episodes (parent report), proportion

Proportion of families with two or more emergency medical care episodes (emergency pediatric visits plus emergency department visits plus hospital overnights) by age 6 months Parent report

Not applicable

Secondary
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