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Table 1 Intervention studies included in the meta-analysis

From: A gloomy picture: a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials reveals disappointing effectiveness of programs aiming at preventing child maltreatment

Author(s) Intervention Age child (years)a Focus Duration (months) Sessions Setting Delivery Type of sample N
Barth (1991 [63]) CPEP −0.3 S 6 11 H I At risk 191
Brayden (1993 [29]) Maternal and child health −0.4 S 29 14 C G & I At risk 263
Bugental (2002 [56]) Healthy Start −0.2 S 12 20 H I At risk 48
Bugental (2002 [56]) Healthy Start + −0.2 TS 12 20 H I At risk 49
Bugental (2009 [64]) Healthy Start + 0.2 TS 12 17 H I At risk 110
Bybee (1986 [65]) Family Diversion NR TS 4 57 H I Maltreating 31/272
Chaffin (2004 [20]) PCIT 8.0 T 6 23 C G & I Maltreating 60
Chaffin (2004 [20]) EPCIT 8.0 TS 6 30 C G & I Maltreating 51
Chambliss (1998 [66]) Healthy Families 0.0 S 12 52 H & C G & I At risk 249
Dakof (2010 [54]) EMP NR O 14 26 NR I At risk 62
DePanfilis (2005 [43]) Family Connections 8.3 O 6 24 H I At risk 154
Duggan (2004 [67]) Healthy Start 0.0 S 36 NR H I At risk 561
Duggan (2007 [57]) Healthy Families 0.0 S 24 42 H I At risk 268
DuMont (2008 [46]) Healthy Families 0.0 S 24 36 H I At risk 992
Fergusson (2005 [68]) Early Start 0.0 S 36 NR H I At risk 391
Jouriles (2010 [28]) Project Support 5.4 TS 8 22 H I Maltreating 35
Lam (2009 [44]) BCT 9.0 O 3 24 C I At risk 15
Lam (2009 [44]) PSBCT 8.9 T 3 24 C I At risk 15
LeCroy (2011 [69]) Healthy Families 0.0 S 12 NR H I At risk 171
MacMillan (2005 [70]) Nurse Home visiting 5.1 S 24 46 H I Maltreating 160
McIntosh (2009 [71]) Family Partnership −0.5 T 18 78 H I At risk 122
Olds (1986 [15]) Nurse Home visiting −0.3 S 3 9 H I At risk 167
Olds (1986 [15]) Nurse Home visiting −0.3 S 27 45 H I At risk 176
Oveisi (2010 [14]) SOS 4.4 T 1 2 C I Population 224
Silovsky (2011 [72]) SafeCare + 0.0 S NR NR H I At risk 105
Stevens-Simon (2001 [73]) CAMP with Home visiting −0.4 O 24 30 H & C G & I At risk 127
Swenson (2010 [30]) MST-CAN 13.8 TS 8 NR H & C I Maltreating 86
  1. Note. CPEP Child Parent Enrichment Project, Healthy Start + Enhanced Health Start Program, PCIT Parent Child Interaction Therapy, EPCIT Enhanced Parent Child Interaction Therapy, EMP Engaged Moms Program, BCT Behavioral Couples Therapy, PSBCT Parent Skills Behavioral Couples Therapy, CAMP Colorado Adolescent Maternity Program, MST-CAN Multisystemic Therapy for Child Abuse and Neglect, NR Not reported, S Support, T Parent training, TS Parent training and support, O Other, H Home, C Center, I Individual, G Group
  2. aA negative age indicates that the intervention started during pregnancy
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