Table 6.

PHDS Quality Measures Scores by Category of Risk for Developmental Problems

Group 1
High Risk
N = 185
Group 2
Moderate Risk
N = 125
Group 3
Low Risk
N = 121
Group 4
No Risk
N = 131
Significance of
Differences
Across Groups
Measure 1: Anticipatory guidance from providers58.063.269.477.7F= 15.1
SD = 31.2SD = 25.6SD = 24.1SD = 19.8(P = .00)
Measure 2: Anticipatory guidance from health plan* 64.5% 65.4% 67.3% 73.7%F= 1.76
(P = .15)
Measure 4: Assessment of psychosocial well-being
and safety in the family*
18.6% 15.8% 16.9% 15.2%F= .77
(P = .51)
Measure 5: Assessment of smoking, drug, and
alcohol use in the family*
51.9% 52.8% 52.1% 48.1%X2= .36
(P = .78)
Measure 6: Family-centered care51.354.057.365.2F = 8.3
SD = 25.5SD = 25.5SD = 23.7SD = 23.4(P = .00)
Measure 7: Helpfulness and effect of information
from providers and plan on confidence
64.559.463.171.6F = 6.2
SD = 24.7SD = 21.0SD = 22.4SD = 23.2(P = .00)
  • SD indicates standard deviation.

  • Differencesin scores between the high- and no-risk group for measure 1, 6, and 7 are significant (P < .05).

  • * Scored as average percentage of “yes” responses across items comprising measure.