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Table 2 Young people’s experience of proposed beneficial features, overall and by condition

From: How well do services for young people with long term conditions deliver features proposed to improve transition?

  All conditions N = 304 ASD N = 91 CP N = 85 Diabetes N = 128
Proposed beneficial feature n (% of N) n (% of N) n (% of N) n (% of N)
Age-banded clinic 122 (40%) 5 (5%) 11 (13%) 106 (83%)
Meet adult team before transfer 54 (17%) 4 (4%) 11 (13%) 39 (30%)
Promotion of health self-efficacy 216 (69%) 53 (58%) 41 (48%) 122 (95%)
Written transition plan 41 (13%) 3 (3%) 5 (6%) 33 (26%)
Appropriate parent involvement     
Young person happy with it 222 (73%) 66 (73%) 59 (69%) 97 (76%)
Parent happy with it 216 (71%) 67 (74%) 52 (61%) 97 (76%)
Young person or parent happy with it 265 (87%) 82 (90%) 69 (81%) 114 (89%)
Young person and parent happy with it 173 (57%) 51 (56%) 42 (49%) 80 (62%)
Key worker 132 (43%) 35 (38%) 13 (15%) 84 (65%)
Coordinated team Not applicable 170 (56%) 52 (17%) 25 (27%) 37 (41%) 31 (35%) 11 (13%) 114 (89%) 4 (3%)
Holistic life-skills training 101 (33%) 17 (19%) 12 (14%) 72 (56%)
Transition manager for clinical team 45 (15%) 14 (15%) 9 (11%) 22 (17%)
  1. ASD autism spectrum disorder with additional mental health problems, CP cerebral palsy