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Version 1.1 – Updated August 2021

Home visiting

Overview

  • Influence: Home visiting
  • Domain: Home
  • Sub-Domain: Home environment
  • Potential to Accelerate Student Achievement: Likely to have positive impact
  • Influence Definition: Generally, a practice to bring childhood development professionals into the homes of young children in an effort to shape caregiver behavior and improve the home environment.

Evidence

  • Number of meta-analyses: 2
  • Number of studies: 71
  • Number of students: 0
  • Number of effects: 52
  • Effect size: 0.29

Meta-Analyses

Meta-Analyses
Journal Title Author First Author's Country Article Name Year Published Variable Number of Studies Number of Students Number of Effects Effect Size
Unpublished Thesis Black USA Home Visiting for Children with Developmental Delays 1996 Home visiting of learning disabled 11 0 11 0.39
Child Development Sweet & Applebaum USA Is home visiting an effective strategy? A meta-analytic review of home visiting programs for families with young children 2004 Home visiting 60 0 41 0.18
TOTAL/AVERAGE 71 0 52 0.29

Confidence

The Confidence is the average of these four measures, each divided into five approximately equal groups and assigned a value from 1 to 5 based on the following criteria:

  • Number of Meta-analyses
    • 1 = 1
    • 2 = 2–3
    • 3 = 4–6
    • 4 = 7–9
    • 5 = 10+
  • Number of Studies
    • 1 = 1–10
    • 2 = 11–50
    • 3 = 51–200
    • 4 = 201–400
    • 5 = 400+
  • Number of Students
    • 1 = 1–2,500
    • 2 = 2,501–10,000
    • 3 = 10,000–20,000
    • 4 = 20,000–100,000
    • 5 = 100,001+
  • Number of Effects
    • 1 = 1–100
    • 2 = 101–300
    • 3 = 301–600
    • 4 = 601–1,200
    • 5 = 1,200+
Confidences
Number of Meta-Analyses Number of Studies Number of Students Number of Effects Overall Confidence
Confidence Factor 2 3 1 1 2
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