Table 1

Psychosocial and behavioural components of the If I Were Jack intervention

KnowledgeIncrease knowledge of: ways of avoiding unintended pregnancy; roles and responsibilities of young men in relation to unintended pregnancy; possible negative relational, social, emotional and financial consequences of unintended pregnancy and sources of information and support for unintended pregnancy and sexual health more broadly.
Communication skillsIncrease skills in communicating with parents, peers and sexual partners about avoiding unintended pregnancy.
AttitudesIncrease anticipated regret about the consequences of unintended pregnancy on current and future goals.
Social influencesIncrease awareness of peer norms, stereotypical gender norms and parental attitudes and beliefs about teenage pregnancy.
Gender norms: increase perception that both men and women have roles and responsibilities in avoiding and dealing with the consequences of unintended pregnancy.
Peer norms: increase perception that most peers are not sexually active and use contraception when they are.
Parental values and beliefs: increase awareness of parental attitudes and beliefs about unintended pregnancy.
Beliefs about capabilitiesIncrease perceived behavioural control to avoid unintended pregnancy (say no to sex or obtain and use contraception correctly) and increase self-efficacy to communicate about avoiding unintended pregnancy with parents, peers and professionals.
IntentionsIncrease strength of intention to avoid unplanned teenage pregnancy.