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Table 5 Themes and respective sub-themes from the opt-out 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-out 1. Medical mistrust - What if I’m not dead?
- Reduced lifesaving care
2. A violation of bodily integrity - A desire to remain whole
- Organ donation damages the body
- A barrier to a peaceful passing
3. The State has no right to assume consent (No sub-theme)