Table 6

Self-reported healthcare-related and self-management outcomes of young people with IBD

TC (n=14)Direct handover care (n=19)Effect size*P value†
Healthcare related
 Transfer experiences
 (theoretical range: 18–90)
67.79 (±12.86)62.95 (±8.44)0.380.201
 Satisfaction with transition
 (theoretical range: 1–10)
7.43 (±1.34)6.89 (±1.20)0.400.238
 Patient centredness
 (theoretical range: 5–20)
16.64 (±3.46)16.26 (±3.31)0.110.751
Self-management
 Self-management
 (theoretical range: 0–96)
81.64 (±10.26)78.79 (±10.81)0.260.450
 Independence during consultations
 (theoretical range: 1–10)
8.43 (±1.60)8.53 (±1.02)−0.060.832
 Self-efficacy
 (theoretical range: 16–64)
55.93 (±6.92)54.37 (±8.13)0.190.567
 Adherence to treatment‡
 (theoretical range: 5–25)
22.33 (±3.45)21.18 (±3.54)0.320.389
 Health-related quality of life§
 (theoretical range: 0–100)
78.34 (±23.87)77.67 (±15.43)0.030.923
  • *Cohen’s d (based on largest SD).

  • †Independent samples t-test.

  • ‡TC group: n=12; direct handover care group: n=17.

  • §Direct handover care group: n=18.

  • IBD, inflammatory bowel disease; TC, transition clinic.