Table 2

Study content analysis

ContentStudy reference numbers
CategoryThemes in data141516171819202122232425262728293031323334353637
Online learningStudents and facilitators seeking information online
Need to use popular technologies, for example, YouTube
Web-based/free online resources
Internet acts as educator/facilitator/information source
Equity of access
Anonymity online for users
Unaware where to access reliable info online
Sexual health programme componentsInclude different genders and sexual orientations
Intimacy and relationships
Contraception and STIs
Inclusive and supportive—not heteronormative
Physical and emotional health
Students ‘see themselves in curriculum’
Terminology and language important
Signposting to support services
Facilitator attributesFacilitator characteristics, for example, interpersonal skills, listening skills
Personal bias/core values
Comfort and ability to address issues of gender and sexuality
Feel unable/not confident
Knowledge of sexual health information
Tone and delivery important