Retention of Low Income Mothers in a Parenting Intervention Study

  title={Retention of Low Income Mothers in a Parenting Intervention Study},
  author={Kathy S. Katz and Ayman A. E. El-Mohandes and Doris McNeely Johnson and Marian H. Jarrett and Allison Rose and Melissa Cober},
  journal={Journal of Community Health},
Women with inadequate prenatal care were recruited to a multi-component parenting intervention study. Because it was anticipated that this high-risk population might present challenges to retention, a variety of strategies were employed to maintain their participation in the study. This report reviews the results of these retention efforts and compares the population that completed the study versus those that terminated prior to study completion. Two hundred and eighty-six women were randomized… CONTINUE READING

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