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Table 3 Satisfaction with the transition clinic measured on a 10 cm VAS

From: Evaluation of a Rheumatology Transition Clinic

Item Mean Score ± SD (range) >7 n (%)a ≤7and ≥5 n (%) <5 n (%)
Overall satisfaction with transition clinic 7.3 ± 2.6 (0.1-10) 30 (59) 9 (18) 8 (16)
Smoking was adequately addressed 5.6 ± 3.8 (0–10) 20 (39) 7 (14) 17 (33)
Alcohol use was adequately addressed 6.0 ± 3.6 (0–10) 23 (45) 6 (12) 18 (35)
Drug use was adequately addressed 5.8 ± 4.0 (0–10) 24 (47) 6 (12) 17 (33)
Sexual health was adequately addressed 5.9 ± 3.6 (0–10) 22 (43) 8 (16) 17 (33)
Felt well-informed as a patient 6.5 ± 2.8 (0.8-10) 23 (45) 12 (24) 12 (24)
Learned to manage a disease flare 6.1 ± 3.0 (0.1-10) 20 (39) 13 (26) 14 (28)
Learned to manage pain 6.4 ± 2.7 (0.2-10) 18 (35) 12 (24) 10 (20)
Learned about joint protection 5.7 ± 3.3 (0–10) 16 (31) 11 (22) 14 (28)
Learned about new developments 4.9 ± 3.3 (0–10) 15 (29) 9 (18) 23 (45)
Learned about side effects of medications 6.3 ± 3.2 (0–10) 26 (51) 9 (18) 12 (24)
Learned about future living with their disease 5.9 ± 3.2 (0–10) 27 (53) 4 (8) 16 (31)
Felt involved in decision-making 6.1 ± 3.1 (0–10) 23 (45) 9 (18) 15 (29)
Felt confident in disease management 6.9 ± 3.1 (0.2-10) 27 (53) 8 (16) 11 (22)
Disease was well-controlled at transfer 7.6 ± 2.7 (0.1-10) 34 (67) 6 (12) 6 (12)
  1. aPercentages per item do not add up to 100 due to incomplete fields by subjects