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Table 3 Scoring of psychometric measures of transition-readiness tools by Terwee criteria

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

Tool Content validity Internal consistency Construct validity Reproducibility Responsiveness Floor & ceiling effects Interpretability
Factor analysis Cronbach’s alpha Agreement Reliability
TRAQ [4] + +FA +: total (0.93), domain 1 (0.92), domain 2 (0.82) +: 100% (age, gender, disease type) 0 0 0 0 ? + mean/SD 0 MIC
?sample size  
UNC TRxANSITION [17] + 0 0-? used PC 0: inferred from development + ? Small cohort (n = 35) 0 0 0
Self-management skills assessment guide [16] 0 +: 0.93 +: 100% (correlation with independence) 0 ? inter-rater PC 0.56 Small cohort (n = 47) 0 + 0
SCIS [8] - 0 +: 0.93 ?: no hypotheses, correlates with age, years since diagnosis ?: Small cohort (n = 35) 0 0 0 0
Readiness auestionnaire [9] - 0 0 +: 100% (caregiver ratings) 0 ? inter-rater PC 0.65 Small cohort (n = 36) 0 0 0
RTQ [10] - 0 +: 0.79-0.94 +: 86% (responsibility, medication knowledge, self-refilling, family relationship, decreased family involvement, adherence), no correlation with age 0 ? inter-rater PC 0.5-0.68 Small cohort (n = 48) 0 0 0
TRS [2] - +FA ?sample size -: 0.19-0.85 -: 50% (self-management, age NOT adherence or health outcomes) 0 0 0 + ? ? mean/SD (age) 0 MIC
RCBRS [13] - 0 +: 0.85-0.9 +: 100% (responsibility, self-efficacy, decreased parenting stress) 0 ? inter-rater PC 0.33-0.58 0 0 ? + mean/SD ? MIC
McPherson et al. [14] 0 0 0 +: 100% (age, disease severity, gender) 0 0 0 0 ? + mean/SC ? MIC
TRQ [15] - 0 0 +: 80% (anxiety, confidence in GP, decreased treatment length, improved with intervention) 0 0 0 0 0
  1. FA: Factor analysis, K: weighted-kappa, PC: Pearson’s correlations, MIC: minimal important change.