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State & Tribal Profiles

Delaware

Models implemented in Delaware included Early Head Start Home-Based Option, Healthy Families America, Nurse-Family Partnership, and Parents as Teachers. Statewide, 8 local agencies operated at least one of these models.

14,624
home visits provided
including 13,309 virtual visits
1,445
families served
1,368
children served

Ethnicity

28% Hispanic or Latino

Caregiver Education

25% No high school diploma

Child Age

34% <1 year

47% 1-2 years

19% 3-5 years

Child Insurance Status

92% Public

4% Private

4% None

Primary Language

75% English

16% Spanish

9% Another language

Potential Beneficiaries

In Delaware, there were 45,400 pregnant women and families with children under 6 years old not yet in kindergarten who could benefit from home visiting. These families included 62,900 children.

62,900 children could benefit from home visiting

Of the 62,900 children who could benefit —

45,400 families could benefit from home visiting

Many home visiting services are geared toward particular subpopulations. The NHVRC estimated the percentage of families who could benefit in Delaware who met the following priority criteria:

  • Child <1 18%
  • Single mother 29%
  • Parent with no high school diploma 7%
  • Pregnant woman or mother <21 2%
  • Low income 20%

Of the 45,400 families who could benefit —

51% of families met one or more priority criteria

19% of families met two or more priority criteria

NHVRC State Profiles present data provided by evidence-based models, which include both MIECHV and non-MIECHV data. This State Profile includes participant data from the following evidence-based models: EHS, HFA, NFP, and PAT. • Missing and unknown data were not included in calculations. • Percentages may not add to 100 due to rounding. • To protect confidentiality, race and ethnicity categories with 10 or fewer participants were replaced with *. • Public insurance includes Medicaid, CHIP, and TRICARE. • Low income is defined as family income below the federal poverty threshold. • Single mothers include single, never married mothers or pregnant women. • EHS data may be underreported. Data include EHS programs that provided home-based services only. EHS race and ethnicity data include children and pregnant caregivers. EHS did not report home visits. Data for child insurance status were not included. • HFA reported primary language of caregivers. Private insurance includes other forms of health insurance. • NFP reported primary language of caregivers. • PAT data for child insurance status and primary language were not included.