Models implemented in Mississippi included Early Head Start Home-Based Option, Healthy Families America, and Parents as Teachers.
Statewide, 13 local agencies operated at least one of these models.
home visits provided
6%American Indian Alaska Native
0%Native Hawaiian Pacific Islander
*Hispanic or Latino
30%No high school diploma
Child Insurance Status
In Mississippi, there were 170,000 pregnant women and families with children under 6 years old not yet in kindergarten who could benefit from home visiting. These families included 218,900 children.
218,900 children could benefit from home visiting
Of the 218,900 children who could benefit —
170,000 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 Mississippi who met the following targeting criteria:
Parent with no high school diploma8%
Pregnant woman or mother <215%
Of the 170,000 families who could benefit —
57% of families met one or more priority criteria
28% 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: HFA 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. • HFA reported primary language of caregivers. • PAT data for child insurance status and primary language were not included.
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