Table 4.

Mother's Perception and Mother and Child's Observed Sensitivity by Intervention Groups (KMC vs TC) and Delay From Starting Intervention

Delay 1 (1–2 Days)Delay 2 (3–14 Days)Delay 3 (> 14 Days)
KMC
(n = 100)
TC
(n = 70)
KMC
(n = 92)
TC
(n = 85)
KMC
(n = 50)
TC
(n = 91)
Mean ± SDMean ± SDMean ± SDMean ± SDMean ± SDMean ± SD
Mothers' perception(a)(b)(c)(d)(e)(f)
 Sense of competence.26  ± .95−.15  ± .82.15  ± 1.0−.10  ± 1.2.09  ± 1.2−.12  ± .85ace > bdf** 1
 Stress and worry.06  ± 1.0−.25  ± .77.12  ± .97.03  ± .97−.05  ± 1.1.24  ± 1.3f > d > b* 3 f > e* 3
 Social support−.10  ± 1.0−.04  ± .93.03  ± .98.09  ± .93−.15  ± 1.2.32  ± .77ace < bdf* 1 f > e* 3
Mothers' sensitivity
 Sensitivity.73  ± .11.71  ± .13.72  ± .12.73  ± .13.75  ± .12.69  ± .15ace > bdf* 1 e > f* 3
 Response to distress.87  ± .16.90  ± .14.92  ± .13.91  ± .15.88  ± .15.87  ± .16cd > ab = ef* 2
 Socioemotional growth fostering.57  ± .16.56  ± .16.59  ± .15.61  ± .15.60  ± .15.55  ± .15
 Cognitive fostering.30  ± .20.28  ± .17.31  ± .19.35  ± .21.37  ± .20.30  ± .19e > f* 3
 Child's clarity of cues.64  ± .15.63  ± .15.64  ± .14.62  ± .18.64  ± .13.64  ± .14
 Child's responsivity.29  ± .14.31  ± .15.31  ± .12.29  ± .13.33  ± .12.28  ± .11
  • (a), (b), (c), (d), (e), and (f) Represent group means.

  • * P < .05;

  • ** P < .01;

  • F4-165 P < .001; t < .10.

    1 Group effect; 2 delay effect;3 interaction effect.