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Table 2 Cohort characteristics of transition readiness assessment tools

From: A systematic review of the psychometric properties of transition readiness assessment tools in adolescents with chronic disease

TOOL COHORT CHARACTERISTICS
  Disease Number Age (years) Time since diagnosis/transplant Race & gender Country of validation
TRAQ [4] Chronic diseases 192 16-26 (mean: 19.7) NR 64% white, 56% female USA
UNC
TRxANSITION [17]
Chronic diseases NR 12-22 NR NR USA
Self-management skills assessment guide [16] Chronic diseases 49 11-19 (mean: 15.6) NR 86% Caucasian Canada
SCIS [8] CF (with pancreatic insufficiency) 76 patients, 70 parents 4-17 (mean: 11.2) NR 94% white USA
Readiness questionnaire [9] CF 36 NR NR NR Canada
RTQ [10] Renal transplant 48 patients, 32 parents 15-21 (mean: 18.6) 5.73 y 58% white, 29% black, 10% Hispanic USA
TRS [2] Liver transplant 71 patients, 58 parents 11-20 (mean: 15.6) 1-19 y (mean: 9.4 y) 56% female USA
RCBRS [13] T1DM 69 12-17 (mean: 14.2) >6 months (mean: 5.49) 87% Caucasian USA
McPherson et al. [14] Sickle cell disease 69 14-21 NR 43% female USA
TRQ [15] HIV 65 9-25 (mean: 15.8) 1-17 years (mean: 10.5) 44% female, 45% Caucasian USA
  1. CF, cystic fibrosis T1DM, type 1 diabetes mellitus; HIV, human immunodeficiency virus; NR, not reported.