Home Instruction for Parents of Preschool Youngsters (HIPPY)® Meets HHS Criteria

Last updated: May 2013

Effects Shown in Research & Outcome Measure Details

Positive Parenting Practices

Outcomes Rated High

Home Instruction for Parents of Preschool Youngsters (HIPPY)®
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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
Parent-Home Survey
FavorableUnfavorableNo Effect
16 weeks Full sample 51 mothers Mean = 70.58 Mean = 61.64 Mean difference = 8.94 Study reported = 0.87 Statistically significant,
p = 0.00
Secondary
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Parent-Home Survey

A researcher-developed instrument that assessed parents’ use of home-based supports for children like oral language-based activities, print-based activities, literacy exposure, and parent book reading. The responses were used to generate an index of parent involvement. Parent/caregiver report

Cronbach’s α = 0.71

Secondary

Outcomes Rated Moderate

Home Instruction for Parents of Preschool Youngsters (HIPPY)®
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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
Percentage of days attended (nonparametric test)
FavorableUnfavorableNo Effect
1-year follow-up City in Arkansas (site A), Cohort I 86 families Median % = 97.00 Median % = 97.00 Not reported Study reported = 0.17 Not statistically significant,
p = 0.44
Primary
Percentage of days attended (nonparametric test)
FavorableUnfavorableNo Effect
1-year follow-up City in New York (site B), Cohort II 91 families Median % = 93.50 Median % = 93.00 Not reported Study reported = 0.02 Not statistically significant,
p = 0.91
Primary
Percentage of days attended (nonparametric test)
FavorableUnfavorableNo Effect
End of program City in Arkansas (site A), Cohort I 78 families Median % = 96.00 Median % = 94.00 Not reported Study reported = 0.39 Statistically significant,
p = 0.054
Primary
Percentage of days attended (nonparametric test)
FavorableUnfavorableNo Effect
End of program City in New York (site B), Cohort I 56 families Median % = 92.00 Median % = 92.00 Not reported Study reported = 0.10 Not statistically significant,
p = 0.71
Primary
Percentage of days attended (nonparametric test)
FavorableUnfavorableNo Effect
End of program City in New York (site B), Cohort II 97 families Median % = 88.00 Median % = 90.00 Not reported Study reported = 0.08 Not statistically significant,
p = 0.68
Primary
Percentage of days attended (parametric test)
FavorableUnfavorableNo Effect
1-year follow-up City in Arkansas (site A), Cohort I 86 families Not available Not available Not reported Study reported = 0.23 Not statistically significant,
p = 0.33
Primary
Percentage of days attended (parametric test)
FavorableUnfavorableNo Effect
1-year follow-up City in New York (site B), Cohort II 91 families Not available Not available Not reported Study reported = 0.04 Not statistically significant,
p = 0.87
Primary
Percentage of days attended (parametric test)
FavorableUnfavorableNo Effect
End of program City in Arkansas (site A), Cohort I 78 families Adjusted mean % = 94.58 Adjusted mean % = 93.72 Mean difference = 0.86 Study reported = 0.21 Not statistically significant,
p = 0.44
Primary
Percentage of days attended (parametric test)
FavorableUnfavorableNo Effect
End of program City in New York (site B)Cohort I 56 families Not available Not available Not reported Study reported = 0.15 Not statistically significant,
p = 0.62
Primary
Percentage of days attended (parametric test)
FavorableUnfavorableNo Effect
End of program City in New York (site B), Cohort II 97 families Not available Not available Not reported Study reported = 0.07 Not statistically significant,
p = 0.75
Primary
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Percentage of days attended

Percentage of total school days the child attended Review of school records

Not applicable

Primary
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