Health Access Nurturing Development Services (HANDS) Program Meets HHS Criteria

Last updated: 2015

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Child health

Findings rated moderate

Health Access Nurturing Development Services (HANDS) Program
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Outcome measure Effect Follow-up timing Sample Sample size Intervention group Comparison group Group difference Effect size Statistical significance Notes
Infant deceased in hospital (proportion)
FavorableUnfavorable or ambiguousNo Effect
Birth Kentucky 2011-2012 matched 4506 infants Unadjusted mean = 0.00 Unadjusted mean = 0.02 OR = 0.06 HomeVEE calculated = -1.70 Statistically significant, p = 0.00

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Negative effect is favorable.

Low birth weight (proportion)
FavorableUnfavorable or ambiguousNo Effect
Birth Kentucky 2011-2012 matched 4506 infants Unadjusted mean = 0.07 Unadjusted mean = 0.12 OR = 0.54 HomeVEE calculated = -0.37 Statistically significant, p = 0.00

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Negative effect is favorable.

Preterm birth (proportion)
FavorableUnfavorable or ambiguousNo Effect
Birth Kentucky 2011-2012 matched 4506 infants Unadjusted mean = 0.11 Unadjusted mean = 0.14 OR = 0.74 HomeVEE calculated = -0.18 Statistically significant, p = 0.00

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Negative effect is favorable.

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Infant deceased in hospital (proportion)

Percentage of infants who were not living at the time the birth certificate was completed Live birth records

Not reported by author

Low birth weight (proportion)

Percentage of children who were identified as low birth weight (<2500 grams) Live birth records

Not reported by author

Preterm birth (proportion)

Percentage of children who were delivered at less than 37 weeks’ gestation Live birth records

Not reported by author

Health Access Nurturing Development Services (HANDS) Program
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Outcome measure Effect Follow-up timing Sample Sample size Intervention group Comparison group Group difference Effect size Statistical significance Notes
Low birth weight
FavorableUnfavorable or ambiguousNo Effect
Birth Kentucky 2011-2012 matched, Bluegrass 898 mother/child dyads Unadjusted mean = 0.08 Unadjusted mean = 0.05 OR = 1.57 HomeVEE calculated = 0.27 Not statistically significant, p = 0.10
Preterm birth
FavorableUnfavorable or ambiguousNo Effect
Birth Kentucky 2011-2012 matched, Bluegrass 898 mother/child dyads Unadjusted mean = 0.10 Unadjusted mean = 0.31 OR = 0.21 HomeVEE calculated = -0.95 Statistically significant, p = 0.00

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

Negative effect is favorable.

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Outcome measure Outcome measure description Collection method Properties Operations links

Low birth weight

Percentage of children who were identified as low birth weight (<2500 grams) Live birth records

Not reported by author

Preterm birth

Percentage of children who were delivered at less than 37 weeks’ gestation Live birth records

Not reported by author

Health Access Nurturing Development Services (HANDS) Program
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Outcome measure Effect Follow-up timing Sample Sample size Intervention group Comparison group Group difference Effect size Statistical significance Notes
Breastfeeding
FavorableUnfavorable or ambiguousNo Effect
Birth Kentucky 2011-2012 matched, KIPDA 376 mother/child dyads Unadjusted mean = 0.70 Unadjusted mean = 0.54 OR = 2.16 HomeVEE calculated = 0.47 Statistically significant, p = 0.00
Low birth weight
FavorableUnfavorable or ambiguousNo Effect
Birth Kentucky 2011-2012 matched, KIPDA 376 mother/child dyads Unadjusted mean = 0.07 Unadjusted mean = 0.15 OR = 0.44 HomeVEE calculated = -0.50 Statistically significant, p = 0.02

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

Negative effect is favorable.

Preterm birth
FavorableUnfavorable or ambiguousNo Effect
Birth Kentucky 2011-2012 matched, KIPDA 376 mother/child dyads Unadjusted mean = 0.12 Unadjusted mean = 0.15 OR = 0.76 HomeVEE calculated = -0.17 Not statistically significant, p = 0.36
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Breastfeeding

Percentage of women who were breastfeeding when discharged from the hospital Live birth records

Not reported by author

Low birth weight

Percentage of children who were identified as low birth weight (<2500 grams) Live birth records

Not reported by author

Preterm birth

Percentage of children who were delivered at less than 37 weeks’ gestation Live birth records

Not reported by author

Health Access Nurturing Development Services (HANDS) Program
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Outcome measure Effect Follow-up timing Sample Sample size Intervention group Comparison group Group difference Effect size Statistical significance
Breastfeeding (proportion)
FavorableUnfavorable or ambiguousNo Effect
Birth Kentucky 2011-2012 matched 4506 mothers Unadjusted mean = 0.55 Unadjusted mean = 0.57 OR = 0.91 HomeVEE calculated = -0.06 Not statistically significant, p = 0.15
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Breastfeeding (proportion)

Percentage of women who were breastfeeding when discharged from the hospital Live birth records

Not reported by author

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