TABLE 1

Youth-Adult Transition in Hospital Care Survey Respondent Characteristics From US Children’s Hospitals

Overall
n (%)
Respondent role
 Division director36 (41)
 Medical director22 (25)
 Department chair6 (7)
 Delegate15 (17)
 Other8 (9)
Children’s hospital administrative structure
 Freestanding31 (36)
 Hospital within hospital (separate building)19 (22)
 Hospital within hospital (same building)37 (43)
Medical center
 Community (versus university based)68 (78)
Urban versus rural
 Urban76 (88)
Estimated weekly discharges
 <2520 (23)
 25–5038 (44)
 51 or more28 (33)
Inpatient provider scope
 Inpatient only61 (71)
 Mixed (inpatient and outpatient) only3 (4)
 Combination inpatient and mixed22 (26)
Providers with adult-oriented training
 Dual training in internal medicine and pediatrics35 (40)
 Family medicine3 (4)
Specific adult-oriented hospital for transition
 Yes36 (42)
Ambulatory transition process
 Yes41 (45)