Validation of the “mind the gap” scale to assess satisfaction with health care among adolescents

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Kiziler E., Yildiz D., Fidanci B. E.

Balkan Medical Journal, vol.36, no.2, pp.113-120, 2019 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 36 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2019
  • Doi Number: 10.4274/balkanmedj.galenos.2018.2017.0168
  • Journal Name: Balkan Medical Journal
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded, Scopus, TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.113-120


Background: At present, more than 90% of adolescents with chronic conditions survive into adulthood as health care users and move pediatric to adult care with their chronic illness. Therefore, the need satisfaction scale focuses specifically on transitional care and reflect the increasing expectations among youth and their parents.