Table 5

Methods and applications for young people to motivate peers to get tested for Chlamydia (Ct)
Methods Parameter for use Applications
Knowledge
K2.1: Recognize the transmission of Ct among social and sexual network members -Tailoring -Tailoring variables or factors (e.g., socioeconomic status AP2.1: Online information about the transmission of Ct among social and sexual network via videos and images.
- Elaboration -Messages that are personally relevant, easily understandable and include direct instructions
Attitude
A2.1: Feel responsible to motivate high risk young peers -Elaboration Modelling -Messages that are personally relevant, easily understandable and include direct instructions - Attention and identification with model AP2.1: Online information about the transmission of Ct among social and sexual network via videos and images. AP2.2: Via personalized or anonymous messages from peers young people will be encouraged to motivate their own friends/sex partners.
A2.2: Express positive attitude towards the motivation of peers to get tested
Perceived social norms
SN2.1: Recognize social acceptance among young people to motivate peers at high risk for Ct -Modelling -Attention and identification with model AP2.2: Via personalized or anonymous messages from peers young people will be encouraged to motivate their own friends/sex partners.
- Mobilizing social support -Availability of social and sexual network

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Theunissen et al. BMC Public Health 2013 13:996   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-13-996

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