Resource | Brief

Addressing Missing Data and Improving Program Performance

Project: Design Options for Home Visiting Evaluation

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To improve performance, programs rely on data to monitor how they are doing, where they could improve, and whether their strategies for improvement are working.

Missing data make it difficult to draw accurate inferences and develop, test, and refine strategies.

This brief focuses on how awardees of the Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood Home Visiting Program can address missing data to improve performance.