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Table 3 Characteristics of included studies with young people (YP)

From: Application of the COM-B model to barriers and facilitators to chlamydia testing in general practice for young people and primary care practitioners: a systematic review

Author Location Participants Design Theory Method Analysis
Balfe et al. [37] Ireland 30 YP attending health services for STI test (m = 9 [MSM = 3]); f = 21); age range = 18–29 Qualitative None Semi-structured interviews Thematic analysis
Balfe et al. [38] Ireland 35 young women; late teens to late 20s Qualitative None Semi-structured interviews Not reported
Brugha et al. [39] Ireland 6085 YP attending 5 community healthcare settings and 1 GUM clinic, over a 2-week period (m = 2379; f = 3706); age range = 18–29 Quantitative None Questionnaire Descriptive statistics: frequencies and × 2 cross-tabulations with two-tailed tests
Ewert et al. [49] Australia 28 young men who were university students, age range = 18–25 (mean age = 20.8) Qualitative None Semi-structured interviews Content and thematic analysis
Heritage and Jones [40] UK (England) 18 YP; 12 via schools, 6 via GP practice (m = 6; f = 12); age range = 16–18 Qualitative None Semi-structured interviews (2) and focus groups (n = 16) Long-table approach (quotes categorised according to questions)
Hogan et al. [41] Ireland 36 YP attending general practice (m = 9; f = 27); age range = 15–24 (mean age = 21) Qualitative Theory of Planned Behaviour Semi-structured interviews Thematic analysis
Jones et al. [48] UK (England) 30 young people (m = 9; f = 21) attending general practice; age range 16–24 Qualitative Theory of Planned Behaviour Semi-structured interviews Thematic framework
Mac Phail et al. [47] New Zealand 956 university students (m = 272; f = 682, tg = 2); age range = 18–29 Quantitative None Questionnaire Descriptive statistics
Mills et al. [42] UK (England) 45 people registered with 27 general practices who returned postal test kits (m = 19; f = 26; positive = 25, negative = 20); age range = 16–39 Qualitative None Semi-structured interviews Thematic analysis
Normansell et al. [50] UK (England) 17 multi-ethnic women in further education college; age range = 16–25 Qualitative Multiple: Theory of Planned Behaviour, Candidacy, Stigma Semi-structured interviews Thematic framework
Pavlin et al. [43] Australia 24 young women; age range = 16–25 Qualitative None Semi-structured interviews Thematic analysis
Pimenta et al. [44] UK (England) 25 sexually active women attending healthcare settings for any reason (m = 1; f = 24); age range = 16–24 Qualitative None Semi-structured interviews Content analysis
Santer et al. [45] UK (Scotland) Women: age ≤ 20 attending for contraception/pregnancy testing; ≤ 35 attending for cervical screening (positive = 4, negative = 14, awaiting = 2); age range = 15–31 Qualitative None Semi-structured interviews Framework approach
Zakher and Kang [46] Australia 185 university students (m = 40; f = 145); age range = 16–25 (mean age = 21) Quantitative None Questionnaire t tests, ANOVA, chi-square tests
  1. ANOVA analysis of variance, f female, GUM genitourinary medicine, m male, tg transgender, YP young people