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Table 3 Behavioural outcomes, performance objectives and determinants

From: Development of an intervention delivered by mobile phone aimed at decreasing unintended pregnancy among young people in three lower middle income countries

Behavioural outcomes Performance objectives Determinants
Use effective contraception po1.1 Choose a method Knowledge about the effective methods
Attitude towards using effective methods
Intention to use effective methods
Personal agency in choosing an effective method
po1.2 Acquire the method Knowledge of where to get effective contraception
Attitudes about acquiring effective contraception
Intention to acquire effective contraception
po1.3 Use the method correctly Knowledge about how to use effective contraception correctly
Intention to use effective contraception correctly
Personal agency in using effective contraception correctly
Access reproductive health services po2.1 Locate a service Knowledge of where to get effective contraception
Attitudes about acquiring effective contraception
Intention to locate a service
po2.2 Travel to the service Intention to travel to a service
Personal agency in traveling to a service
po2.3 Communicate effectively with providers Personal agency in communicating with providers
Communicate with partners about contraception before sexual activity po3.1 Initiate conversation with partner about contraception Attitudes towards partner’s approval of contraception
Intention to initiate conversation about contraception
Personal agency in initiating a conversation about contraception
po3.2 Clearly state own preferences regarding contraception to partner Intention to clearly state contraceptive preferences to partner
Personal agency in clearly stating contraceptive preferences to partner
po3.3 Listen to partner’s preferences regarding contraception Intention to listen to partner’s contraceptive preferences
Personal agency in listening to partner’s contraceptive preferences