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Table 4 Maternal outcome indicators and assessment points

From: Improving children’s health and development in British Columbia through nurse home visiting: a randomized controlled trial protocol

Outcome indicators (Measures1) Baseline 34 weeks Birth event Two months 10 months 18 months 24 months
Demographics and socioeconomic status
Age, racial/cultural group, language [63] x x   x x x x
Education + employment [63] x x   x x x x
Income + financial supports (Family Resource Scale Revised- Basic Needs) [63, 64] x x   x x x x
Housing/residential stability [63] x x   x x x x
Relationship status + demographics [11] x x   x x x x
Maternal health and functioning
Obstetric history [11] x x x     
History of abuse or neglect
(Childhood Trauma Questionnaire; Childhood Experiences of Violence Questionnaire) [65, 66]
General health + long-term illness [67, 68] x       x
Self-efficacy (Generalized Self-Efficacy Scale; Pearlin Mastery Scale) [69, 70] x x   x x x x
Psychological wellbeing (Mental Health Inventory) [71] x       
Anxiety + depression (Kessler Psychological Distress Scale) [72] x x   x x x x
Prenatal nicotine + alcohol use2 [73, 74] x x      
Prenatal drug use [73] x x      
Intimate-partner violence (Composite Abuse Scale) [75] x x   x x x x
Executive functioning (Stroop Colour-Word Task; Trail Making Test) [76, 77] x       
Cognitive ability (Shipley-II) [78] x       
Substance misuse [11]     x x x x
Antisocial behaviour [79, 80] x x   x x x x
Contraceptive use [11]     x x x x
Subsequent pregnancies2 [11]     x x x x
  1. 1Name of validated measure (items partially sourced from other measures indicated by citation)
  2. 2Secondary outcome indicators