Last year we reported on the difficulties of the transfer of diabetes care responsibilities from parents to their children. To be able to study this transfer, the division of care responsibilities between parents and children needs to be measured. Multiple instruments are available for this, as well as different methods to convert the raw data of these instruments into final scores.
This review, co-authored by Giesje Nefs, Per Winterdijk and Henk-Jan Aanstoot of Diabeter, provides an overview of instruments used in earlier studies, their psychometric properties and methods to convert raw data into final scores.
Concluding, the authors state