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Table 2 Themes and respective sub-themes from the opt-in group

From: ‘If I donate my organs it’s a gift, if you take them it’s theft’: a qualitative study of planned donor decisions under opt-out legislation

Donor Choice Themes Sub-themes
Opt-in 1. My choice is explicitly clear and unequivocal - My wishes are set in stone
- Reduces family distress
- Protection against family interference
2. My organs could save lives - Dead people don’t need organs
- It’s just the “right thing to do”
3. Reciprocity - If willing to receive I should be willing to give (No sub-theme)
4. Personal experience of donation (No sub-theme)