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Early impacts of Communities for Children on children and families: Findings from a quasi-experimental, cohort study

Edwards, Ben; Gray, Matthew; Wise, S; Hayes, Alan; Katz, Ilan; Muir, Kirsty; Patulny, Roger


Background: There have been few evaluations of national area-based interventions. This study evaluated the early effects of Commmunities for Children (CfC) on children and their families and whether the effectiveness differed for more disadvantaged families. Methods: A quasi-experimental cohort study in socioeconomically disadvantaged communities in Australia. Mothers of children aged 2-3 years participated at wave 1; 1488 children in CfC communities and 714 children in comparison communities....[Show more]

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Date published: 2011
Type: Journal article
Source: Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health
DOI: 10.1136/jech.2010.118133


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