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Table 3 Incentives used in the Legacy for Children TM study

From: Legacy for Children TM: a pair of randomized controlled trials of a public health model to improve developmental outcomes among children in poverty

    University of Miami UCLA
Group Periodicity Purpose Staff Location/mode Incentive Staff Location/mode Incentive
Comparison Every six weeks Maintenance contact Trackers Phone call -    
Annually Holiday gift Trackers mail $20    
Intervention Prenatal – 36 m Weekly blocks Group meetings     Int staff Site Meal/Child care ($25)
Prenatal – 36 m After blocks Home visits     Int staff Home/site Gifts/Materials
Prenatal – 36 m before blocks Session schedule reminder     Int staff Mail -
0-60 m Weekly Group meetings Intervention staff (Int staff) Site Diapers/toys Child care ($20), small gifts    
0-60 m monthly Group meetings Int staff Site $5 per attended visit    
0-60 m yearly Personal follow-up visits Int staff Home/site tape    
Annually Holiday gift Int staff Site $20    
Annually Parent Satisfaction Assessors Phone $50 RTI Phone $50
Intervention subsample Periodically Focus group Assessors Site $50 RTI Site $50
Annually Case studies Assessors Site $50 RTI Site $50
Intervention and Comparison Annually/December Holiday gift Int staff/Trackers Mail $ ≤ 20    
Annually Mother birthday greeting Int staff/Trackers Mail - Int staff Mail -
quarterly For complete assessments     Int staff Mail $25
6 m Assessment Assessors Assess office $100 Assessors Assess office $100
9 m FUI Trackers Phone/home $10 Trackers Phone/home $10
9 m FUI       
12 m Birthday greeting Int staff/Trackers Mail - Int staff Mail -
12 m Assessment Assessors Assess office $100 Assessors Assess office $100
12 m Assessment Home Assessors Home $50 Assessors Home $50
15 m FUI Trackers Phone/home $10 Trackers Phone/home $10
15 m FUI       
Intervention and Comparison 21 m FUI Trackers Phone/home $10 Trackers Phone/home $10
21 m FUI       
24 m Birthday greeting Int staff/Trackers Mail - Int staff Mail -
24 m Assessment Assessors Assess office $100 Assessors Assess office $100
~ > 24 m Finger stick Phlebotomist Home $50 Phlebotomist Home $50
27 m FUI Trackers Phone/home $10 Trackers Phone/home $10
33 m FUI Trackers Phone/home $10 Trackers Phone/home $10
33 m FUI       $10
36 m Birthday greeting Int staff/Trackers Mail - Int staff Mail -
36 m Assessment Assessors Assess office $100 Assessors Assess office $100
39 m FUI Trackers Phone/home $10 Trackers Phone/home $10
42 m FUI Trackers Phone/home $10 Trackers Phone/home $10
45 m FUI Trackers Phone/home $10 Trackers Phone/home $10
45 m FUI       
48 m Birthday greeting Int staff/Trackers Mail - Int staff Mail -
48 m Assessment Assessors Assess office $100 Assessors Assess office $100
48 m Assessment Home visit Assessors Home $50 Assessors Home $50
51 m FUI Trackers Phone/home $10 Trackers Phone/home $10
54 m FUI Trackers Phone/home $10 Trackers Phone/home $10
57 m FUI Trackers Phone/home $10    
57 m FUI     Trackers Phone/home $10
60 m Birthday greeting Int staff/Trackers Mail - Int staff Mail -
60 m Assessment Assessors Assess office $100 Assessors Assess office $100
Intervention and Comparison subsample Pregnancy Fetal monitoring     Specialist Site $50