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Table 2 Performance and change objectives for the behavioural outcome: high risk young people get tested for Chlamydia (Ct)

From: Using intervention mapping for the development of a targeted secure web-based outreach strategy named SafeFriend, for Chlamydia trachomatis testing in young people at risk


Performance objectives



Perceived social norms

Risk perception


PO1.1: Young people appraise effects of Ct and personal risk

K1.1: Describe different STI and in particular asymptomatic diseases

A1.1: Express positive attitude towards self assessment of Ct risk


R1.1: Aware of the possibility of getting a Ct infection


K1.2: Describe Ct effects

PO1.2: Young people decide to get tested for Ct

K1.3: Describe test procedure and test options for Ct


R1.2: Aware of the health risk of not getting tested


PO1.3: Young people ask for Ct testing


SE1.1: Express confidence in ability to ask for testing option (home based test kits or appointment STI centre)

PO1.4: Young people get tested for Ct


A1.2: Express positive attitude towards test procedure and results.

SN1.1: Recognize social acceptance of Ct testing among young people