TABLE 3

Youth-Adult Transition in Hospital Care Importance and Feasibility by the Six Core Elements

Activities Grouped by Core ElementImportance, Mean (SD)Feasibility, Mean (SD)
Policy4.0 (0.8)3.6 (0.9)
Tracking and monitoring4.5 (0.7)3.8 (0.8)
Readiness4.1 (0.7)3.4 (0.7)
Planning4.1 (0.5)3.3 (0.7)
Transfer of care3.9 (0.7)3.2 (0.8)
Transfer completion3.0 (1.0)3.1 (1.0)
  • Ratings were as follows: 1 = not at all, 2 = a little, 3 = somewhat, 4 = very, and 5 = extremely. Mean ratings of items grouped within each youth-adult transition core element were calculated by summing the total scores for each 5-point Likert question and dividing by the number of items.