The effect of a parenting education program on the use of preventive pediatric health care services among low-income, minority mothers: a randomized, controlled study.

@article{ElMohandes2003TheEO,
  title={The effect of a parenting education program on the use of preventive pediatric health care services among low-income, minority mothers: a randomized, controlled study.},
  author={Ayman A. E. El-Mohandes and Kathy S. Katz and M N El-khorazaty and Doris McNeely-Johnson and Phyllis Sharps and Marian H. Jarrett and Allison Rose and Davene M White and Michal Young and Larry Grylack and Kennan D B Murray and Pragathi S Katta and Melissa Burroughs and Ghassan N. Atiyeh and Barbara K. Wingrove and Allen A Herman},
  journal={Pediatrics},
  year={2003},
  volume={111 6 Pt 1},
  pages={1324-32}
}
OBJECTIVE To determine if a community-based intervention program focusing on parenting education will have an impact on preventive health care utilization behaviors among low-income, minority mothers in Washington, DC. DESIGN The experimental design was a randomized, controlled study in which 286 mother-infant dyads were assigned to either the standard social services (control) group or to the intervention group. Women and their newborn infants were recruited during the immediate postpartum… CONTINUE READING