Table 3

 Comparison of self advocacy age related data: baseline v follow up (Mann–Whitney U test)

Baseline median years (min, max)Follow up median years (min, max)p Value
Age at first discussion of transfer17 (12, 18.5)17 (13, 40)0.5
Age at transfer to adult care18 (12, 49)18 (15, 40)0.26
Age when independent visit concept introduced17 (15, 18)16 (13, 19)0.01
Age when independent visits began16 (15, 19)17 (12, 20)0.98
Age when self medication discussed14.5 (12, 19)15 (14, 18)0.3
Age when self medicating16.5 (12, 19)16 (14, 20)0.77
Age when making own appointments18 (5, 19)17 (15, 18)0.15