Skip to main content

Table 1 Sample Characteristics (n=134)

From: Youth report of healthcare transition counseling and autonomy support from their rheumatologist

  %
Age, years (median, 16)  
 14 - 16 59.7
 17 - 19 40.3
Female 83.6
Race/ethnicity (check all)  
 White or European American 87.3
 Hispanic or Latino 10.4
 Black, African, or African American 4.5
 American Indian or Native American 3.0
 Asian, Asian American or Pacific Islander 0.7
 Other 0.7
Urban 91.8
Household composition  
 2 parent 79.1
 1 parent 18.7
 Other adult guardian 0.7
 No parent or guardian 1.5
Reported diagnoses* (check all)  
 JIA or JRA 66.4
 Spondyloarthropathy 3.7
 Systemic Lupus Erythematosus 3.0
 Chronic recurrent multifocal osteomyelitis 1.5
 Dermatomyositis 1.5
 Other 23.9
Current medication use (check all)  
 No medications 5.2
 Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs 56.0
 Disease-modifying anti-rheumatic drugs 64.2
 Biologics 53.0
 Other 31.3
  1. * The five most frequently reported diagnoses.