Trial outcomes

For detailed findings on the three randomized, controlled trials of the Nurse-Family Partnership model, please refer to the published research below.

Elmira trial

Improving the Delivery of Prenatal Care and Outcomes of Pregnancy: A Randomized Trial of Nurse Home Visitation
David L. Olds, Charles R. Henderson, Jr, Robert Tatelbaum and Robert Chamberlin
Pediatrics, 1986; 77:16-28

Preventing Child Abuse and Neglect: A Randomized Trial of Nurse Home Visitation
David L. Olds, Charles R. Henderson, Jr, Robert Chamberlin and Robert Tatelbaum
Pediatrics, 1986; 78:65-78

Improving the life-course development of socially disadvantaged mothers: a randomized trial of nurse home visitation
David L. Olds, Charles R. Henderson, Jr, Robert Tatelbaum and Robert Chamberlin
Am J Public Health. 1988; 78(11): 1436–1445

Does prenatal and infancy nurse home visitation have enduring effects on qualities of parental caregiving and child health at 25 to 50 months of life?
David L. Olds; Charles R. Henderson Jr; Harriet Kitzman.
Pediatrics. 1994; 93(1):89-98

Long-term Effects of Home Visitation on Maternal Life Course and Child Abuse and Neglect: Fifteen-year Follow-up of a Randomized Trial
David L. Olds; John Eckenrode; Charles R. Henderson Jr.; Harriet Kitzman; Jane Powers; Robert Cole; Kimberly Sidora; Pamela Morris; Lisa M. Pettitt; Dennis Luckey.
JAMA. 1997; 278(8):637-643

Long-term Effects of Nurse Home Visitation on Children’s Criminal and Antisocial Behavior: Fifteen-Year Follow-up of a Randomized Controlled Trial
David Olds; Charles R. Henderson Jr.; Robert Cole; John Eckenrode; Harriet Kitzman; Dennis Luckey; Lisa Pettitt; Kimberly Sidora; Pamela Morris; Jane Powers.
JAMA. 1998; 280:1238-1244

Interview with Dr. David Olds regarding his reanalyzed findings
January 23, 2006 (Unpublished clarification on Elmira Y15 follow-up findings)

Preventing Child Abuse and Neglect With a Program of Nurse Home Visitation The Limiting Effects of Domestic Violence
John Eckenrode; Barbara Ganzel; Charles R. Henderson Jr.; Elliott Smith; David L. Olds; Jane Powers; Robert Cole; Harriet Kitzman; Kimberly Sidora.
JAMA. 2000; 284:1385-1391

Long-term Effects of Prenatal and Infancy Nurse Home Visitation on the Life Course of Youths 19-Year Follow-up of a Randomized Trial
John Eckenrode; Mary Campa; Dennis W. Luckey; Charles R. Henderson Jr.; Robert Cole; Harriet Kitzman; Elizabeth Anson; Kimberly Sidora-Arcoleo; Jane Powers; David L. Olds.
Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med. 2010; 164(1):9-15

Memphis trial

Effect of Prenatal and Infancy Home Visitation by Nurses on Pregnancy Outcomes, Childhood Injuries, and Repeated Childbearing: A Randomized Controlled Trial
Harriet Kitzman; David L. Olds; Charles R. Henderson Jr.; Carole Hanks; Robert Cole; Robert Tatelbaum; Kenneth M. McConnochie; Kimberly Sidora; Dennis W. Luckey; David Shaver; Kay Engelhardt; David James; Kathryn Barnard.
JAMA. 1997; 278(8):644-652

Enduring Effects of Nurse Home Visitation on Maternal Life Course: A Three-Year Follow-up of a Randomized Trial
Harriet Kitzman; David L. Olds; Kimberly Sidora; Charles R. Henderson Jr.; Carole Hanks; Robert Cole; Dennis W. Luckey; Jessica Bondy; Kimberly Cole; Judith Glazner.
JAMA. 2000; 283:1983-1989

Effects of Nurse Home-Visiting on Maternal Life Course and Child Development: Age Six Follow-up Results of a Randomized Trial
David L. Olds; Harriet Kitzman; Robert Cole; JoAnn Robinson; Kimberly Sidora; Dennis W. Luckey; Charles R. Henderson Jr.; Carole Hanks; Jessica Bondy; John Holmberg.
Pediatrics. 2004; 114(6):1550-1559

Effects of Nurse Home Visiting on Maternal and Child Functioning: Age Nine Follow-up of a Randomized Trial
David L. Olds; Harriet J. Kitzman; Carole Hanks; Robert Cole; Elizabeth Anson; Kimberly Sidora-Arcoleo; Dennis W. Luckey; Charles R. Henderson, Jr.; John Holmberg; Robin A. Tutt; Amanda J. Stevenson; Jessica Bondy.
Pediatrics. 2007; 120;e832-e845

Enduring Effects of Prenatal and Infancy Home Visiting by Nurses on Children
Harriet J. Kitzman; David L.Olds; Robert E. Cole; Carole A. Hanks; Elizabeth A. Anson; Kimberly J. Arcoleo; Dennis W. Luckey; Michael D. Knudtson; Charles R. Henderson Jr; John R. Holmberg.
Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med. 2010; 164(5):412-418

Enduring Effects of Prenatal and Infancy Home Visiting by Nurses on Maternal Life Course and Government Spending
David L. Olds; Harriet J. Kitzman; Robert E. Cole; Carole A. Hanks; Kimberly J. Arcoleo; Elizabeth A. Anson; Dennis W. Luckey; Michael D. Knudtson; Charles R. Henderson Jr; Jessica Bondy; Amanda J. Stevenson.
Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med. 2010; 164(5):419-424

Impact of Home Visiting by Nurses on Maternal and Child Mortality: Results of a Two-Decade Follow-Up of a Randomized, Clinical Trial
David L. Olds, Harriet Kitzman; Michael Knudtson; Elizabeth Anson; Joyce Smith; Robert Cole.
JAMA Pediatrics. 2014

An Analysis of the Memphis Nurse-Family Partnership Program. National Bureau of Economic Research Working Paper 23610.
Heckman, J. J., Holland, M. L., Makino, K. K., Pinto, R., & Rosales-Rueda, M. (2017)

Prenatal and Infancy Nurse Home Visiting Effects on Mothers: 18-Year Follow-up of a Randomized Trial
David L. Olds, Harriet Kitzman, Elizabeth Anson, Joyce A. Smith, Michael D. Knudtson, Ted Miller, Robert Cole, Christian Hopfer and Gabriella Conti

Prenatal and Infancy Nurse Home Visiting and 18-Year Outcomes of a Randomized Trial
Harriet Kitzman, David L. Olds, Michael D. Knudtson, Robert Cole, Elizabeth Anson, Joyce A. Smith, Diana Fishbein, Ralph DiClemente, Gina Wingood, Angela M. Caliendo, Christian Hopfer, Ted Miller and Gabriella Conti

Denver trial

Home Visiting by Paraprofessionals and by Nurses: A Randomized Controlled Trial
David L. Olds, JoAnn Robinson; Ruth O’Brien; Dennis W. Luckey; Lisa M. Pettitt; Charles R. Henderson Jr.; Rosanna K. Ng; Karen L. Sheff; John Korfmacher; Susan Hiatt; Ayelet Talmi.
Pediatrics. 2002; 110(3):486-496

Effects of Home Visits by Paraprofessionals and by Nurses: Age Four Follow-up Results of a Randomized Trial
David L. Olds; JoAnn Robinson; Lisa M. Pettitt; Dennis W. Luckey; John Holmberg; Rosanna K. Ng; Kathy Isacks; Karen L. Sheff; Charles R. Henderson Jr.
Pediatrics. 2004; 114(6):1560-8

Effects of Home Visits by Paraprofessionals and by Nurses on Children: Follow-Up of a Randomized Trial at Ages 6 and 9 Years
David L. Olds; John R. Holmberg;  Nancy Donelan-McCall; Dennis W. Luckey;  Michael D. Knudtson;  JoAnn Robinson
JAMA Pediatrics. 2013; E1-E8

NATIONAL EVALUATIONS

Projected Outcomes of Nurse-Family Partnership Home Visitation During 1996–2013, USA.
Miller, T. (2015)
Prevention Science, 16(6), 765-777

Status of Birth Outcomes in Clients of the Nurse-Family Partnership
Thorland, W., & Currie, D. (2017)
Maternal and Child Health Journal, 21(5), 995-100

Status of High Body Weight Among Nurse-Family Partnership Children
Thorland, W., Currie, D., & Colangelo, C. (2017).
MCN. The American journal of maternal child nursing, 42(6), 352

Status of Breastfeeding and Child Immunization Outcomes in Clients of the Nurse-Family Partnership.
Thorland, W., Currie, D., Wiegand, E. R., Walsh, J., & Mader, N. (2017).
Maternal and child health journal, 21(3), 439